World Comic Book Review

4th March 2024

Brooklyn Tattoo (review) – “Live to print, print to live”

Creator: Adam Suerte with contributions by Mark Bodē, Sophie Crumb, Myke Maldonado, Jason Mitchell Urban Folk Art Studios 2022 BODY AS CANVAS goes along with walls as canvas, paper, t‑shirts, anything that takes ink. I was pleased to find artist creator Adam Suerte in BROOKLYN TATTOO, a 150-page bio-graphic of his life as a tattoo … Read more

Bazza the Barbarian Bogan: Australian Alien Invasion (review)

Created by Sorab Del Rio and Don Ticchio Artist: Emerson Dimaya Colourist: Simon A Wright Silver Fox Comics, 2017 Your reviewer worked as an English language teacher in Neyagawa, Osaka in 1996 to early 1997. The school happened to be filled with other Australians, and one lonely Nebraskan named Paul. Suffering the idioms, the accents, and … Read more

Crisis Zone (review)

Writer and artist: Simon Hanselmann Fantagraphic Books, 2021 For those of us who have small children, Meg and Mog might be a bedtime ritual with bifurcated effects. The series, involving a witch, her cat, and a owl, started in 1972. Despite being regarded as children’s classics, the books are completely inane, guaranteed to amuse three … Read more

River of Blood (review)

Writer : Sean Fahey Artist : Carlos Trigo Colorist : Jok Letterer : Kel Nuttal Black Jack Press, 2021 Sword and sorcery is a subgenre of fantasy. The main rules, which are not always to be followed blindly in every little detail, are the presence of blood, that is, a kind of violence that puts … Read more