Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 24 May 2012 Comments Off

‘CLiNT’ #2.1 is a relaunch of Mark Millar’s UK newstand comics magazine, the first volume of which had a first issue so embarrassing I couldn’t bring myself to buy it, even for review.

By Jim Smith on 16 October 2005 Comments Off

I have a somewhat chequered history with Mark Millar’s work. ‘Superman: Red Son’ has, I think, the authentic touch of creative inspiration to it, but I really dislike ‘The Ultimates’.

By Mark Clapham on 16 April 2004 Comments Off

Well, here’s something unique – a Mark Millar book that’s better written than it is drawn. Which is not to say that this is a brilliant script, merely that the art is worse…

By Mark Clapham on 20 February 2004 Comments Off

The trouble with Cap…

By Mark Clapham on 06 January 2004 Comments Off

Apparently this first issue of Marvel’s latest ‘Ultimate’ title has already shifted 200,000 units. That’s a lot of comics, certainly in today’s market. Does it deserve it? Well, no…

By Eddie Robson on 11 July 2003 Comments Off

Mark Millar has turned in something entirely untypical for Marvel, and in that sense it is a good opening statement for the Epic imprint. Unfortunately, in every other sense ‘Trouble’ is rubbish…

By Mark Clapham on 30 April 2003 Comments Off

Less a triumphant return to power as a decline and fall, the recent ‘Return of the King’ storyline, spinning out of the risible ‘Ultimate War’ mini-series, represents an exciting new low…

By Mark Clapham on 04 March 2003 Comments Off

‘The
Avengers’ is a tainted brand. Not only does the Marvel Comic featuring the
‘World’s Greatest Heroes’ bear the same name as a recent box office
disaster…

By Jim Smith on 21 January 2003 Comments Off

It is entirely possible based on the contents of this issue of ‘The Ultimates’ that scribe Mark Millar has gone quite, quite mad.