World Comic Book Review

30th November 2023

Revisiting Manhunter (review)

DC Comics, 1973 Writer: Archie Goodwin Artist: Walt Simonson This is the third review of comics from the genre of espionage (for want of a better term, our “spy comics week”). We turn back almost fifty years to a revered classic, Manhunter, written by Archie Goodwin and with art by Walt Simonson.  This is a … Read more

Cover volume 1 (review)

Jinxworld/DC Comics, March 2019 Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: David Mack This is our first review of a week of espionage comics. We start with one of the best. We are not sure how we managed to miss the publication of volume one of Cover earlier this year, other than sheer bad luck. Cover is … Read more

Ian Fleming’s James Bond Origin #1 (review)

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Ian Fleming’s James Bond Origin #1 Dynamite Entertainment, September 2018 Writer: Jeff Parker Gleaned from the traces of concepts written by the character’s creator in various novels, Ian Fleming’s James Bond Origin #1 is, as with all of published Dynamite Entertainment’s James Bond publications, carefully curated by Ian Fleming Publications Limited. Thus we have here … Read more