Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 24 December 2008 Comments Off

A very Constantine Christmas.

By Jim Smith on 20 August 2005 Comments Off

Peter Milligan wrote both the best, most consistent ongoing series DC Vertigo ever produced and one of the twin pillars, with Morrison’s ‘New X-Men’, of the most remarkable aspect of the Marvel revival.

By Eddie Robson on 30 July 2004 Comments Off

I’ve only just been able to catch up with the most recent ‘X-Statix’ storyline, and to my great delight the title is back to its old self…

By Eddie Robson on 21 November 2003 Comments Off

‘Human Target’ has become one of the easiest monthly books to pick up without knowing anything about it beforehand – it is dense, involving and brilliant…

By Eddie Robson on 11 November 2003 Comments Off

I’ve decided to just throw myself in at the deep end with this new ongoing series…

By Jim Smith on 03 November 2003 Comments Off

Unluckily, he says, hitting cliche instantly, #13 shows, for the first time, ‘X-Statix’ dropping the ball.

By Eddie Robson on 23 October 2003 Comments Off

If this issue had featured Princess Diana, as it was intended to, it would have gone down as one of the greatest, most audacious comic books in Marvel’s history.

By Eddie Robson on 08 May 2003 Comments Off

At the risk of sounding greedy, does our regular dose of ‘X-Statix’ have to be postponed so that this can come out?

By Eddie Robson on 28 April 2003 Comments Off

Well, they’ve gone and done it. This month the price of an issue of ‘X-Statix’ has gone up from $2.25 to a whopping $2.99…

By Jim Smith on 31 March 2003 Comments Off

‘Shade, The Changing Man’ is a lyrical, chaotic delight which engages with issues and ideas through surrealism and metaphor. Where else could one find a JFK Sphinx?

By Eddie Robson on 04 March 2003 Comments Off

Anybody who caught these issues first time around will remember the letters pages…

By Jim Smith on 08 August 2002 Comments Off

X-Statix is, of course, Pete Milligan and Mike Allred’s X-Force in all but name and number. As expected, the writing is as smart as ever, the artwork is as eyeball tingling good as we’ve become used to, and the combination of satire and soap…