World Comic Book Review

2nd December 2023

CRYSTAL PLANET (review)—”Surfing with the alien”

Created by: Joe Satriani, Ned Evett Script: Tony Lee Pencils/Inks: Richard Friend Color: Carlos Cabrera Opus 2022 COSMIC SURFBOARD REQUIRED for this trip with galactic guitarist Joe Satriani, delightfully bursting into comic book culture as co-author of a five-issue dimensional romp CRYSTAL PLANET that pits the rhythmic music of life against mechanical agents of dissonance … Read more

STARWARD—“Happy twentieth to me”

Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Ivan Shavrin Heavy Metal, 2022 FINALLY A REAL GODDESS appears. She is one of seven daughters of Atlas scattered “all of time ago” by invading Kaos on the day Atlas flinched (or shrugged), “drawing blood before the dew had dried on creation.” Good start. An interstellar drama sweeps across the opening … Read more