World Comic Book Review

9th April 2024

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, and royal intrigue, reminds us … Read more

Happy 50th birthday, Wolverine

Creators: Roy Thomas, Len Wein, John Romita Sr., Herbe Trimpe Marvel Comics, October / November 1974 No doubt Marvel Comics has a great celebration planned for later in the year, but we thought we would get in first with our sincere congratulations to Wolverine, Canada’s most famous costumed comic book character (published by Americans). Wolverine … Read more

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 addict named Quinn, must pay … Read more