World Comic Book Review

2nd March 2024


Batman: Offworld #1-3 (review)

Writer: Jason Aaron Artist: Doug Mahnke DC Comics, November 2023-January 2024 We have admired comic book writer Jason Aaron’s work for a long time. Some of the very first reviews on this website were to do with Mr Aaron’s work on The Mighty Thor, in what we naively hoped would...

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Kid Cudi Presents: Moon Man #1 (review)

Writers: Scott Mescudi and Kyle Higgins Artist: Marco Locati Image Comics, January 2024 Ramon Townsend is ready for a quiet life. Whatever went wrong on that failed moon mission, whatever happened in the missing minutes the cameras didn’t capture, all he really wants is to settle down back home. But...

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Black Cloak Volume One (review)

Writer: Kelly Thompson Artist: Meredith McClaren Image Comics, September 2023 Kelly Thompson is a veteran writer of American superhero comic books, and who with artist Meredith McClaren has created a new series, Black Cloak, published by Image Comics. Reading Black Cloak, with its intermingled genres of fantasy, crime, science fiction,...

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Stoneseeker: The Floating Isles #3 (review)

Creator: Scott Pritchett Independently published, 2023 The cover to this third chapter of Stoneseeker features a goofy image of a boy yelling, astride a sanguine giant goat, with a solemn woman in red clutching a rock in her right hand sitting on the goat’s hindquarters. With this cover image, creator...

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MANIFEST DESTINY Volume 5 (revisited)

Writer: Chris Dingess Artists: Matthew Roberts, Tony Aikens, Owen Gieni Image Comics, March 2014 I KNEW THE HORRORS would overwhelm me and they nearly did. Volume 5 of the collected MANIFEST DESTINY, featuring the true adventures of Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery, had me in this volume...

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Lost in the Shuffle #1 (review)

Creator: Alex M Clark Independently published, 2023 Lost in the Shuffle is an independent title created by Alex M Clark. Mr Clark’s slightly goofy artistic style sucked us in. We were expecting humorous hijinks, along the lines of a Guy Ritchie caper or The Blues Brothers. The protagonist, a gambling...

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The World Ends in Fire #1-4 (Review)

Writer – DC Horn Artist – Brendan Albetski Xancon Entertainment, 2023 We have previously written about the masterful title Kill 6 Billion Demons (see Part of that title’s appeal is the awesome chaos of literal titans and demons in a quest for ultimate power. The World Ends in Fire...

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Big Game (collected edition) (review)

Writer: Mark Millar Artist: Pepe Larraz Image Comics, December 2023 The promotional copy for this collected edition of Big Game, written by Mark Miller and with art by Pepe Larraz, reads as follows: Collecting the smash hit crossover event of 2023 where over twenty Millarworld franchises are brought together for...

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