World Comic Book Review

2nd March 2024

Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere v. Darkest Rout #1 (comparative review)

Darkest Rout Writer: Antwone Barnes Artist: Kip Henderson Independently published, 2023 Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere Writer: Mike Carey Artist: Glenn Fabry DC Comics / Vertigo, 2006 (collected work) This comparative review measures up a freshly-minted independent title, backed by Kickstarter, with a comic-book interpretation of a Neil Gaiman novel, published by American comic book giant DC … Read more

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

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 https://worldcomicbookreview.com/2019/07/12/kill-six-billions-demons-volume-1-review/). 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 could be part of that … Read more