World Comic Book Review

7th June 2023

Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter (review)

Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter vol. 1Writer: David DastmalchianArtist: Lukas Ketner Collected edition: March 2022 Count Crowley: Reluctant Midnight Monster Hunter vol. 1 is a graphic novel that collects issues #1 to #4 of the same-titled series. It was initially published by Dark Horse Comics in October, 2019. The series focuses on aspiring reporter … Read more

Happy 30th Birthday, Spawn

Spawn, a comic book title created by Todd McFarlane and published by Image Comics since 1992, features an American superhero character with an interesting pedigree. Spawn is distinguishable by “a “neural parasite cloak,” a particularly shaped face mask, green eyes and a red “M” on the chest”, as described by a judge in Wisconsin (and … Read more

The Dancing Plague (review)

Creator: Gareth Brookes Self Made Man, 2021 Before we get to the subject matter of this surprisingly confronting comic, The Dancing Plague, we must first consider some of the marvellous artistic techniques used by its creator, Gareth Brookes. Mr Brookes’ education includes the study of printmaking at the Royal College of Art in London. A … Read more