World Comic Book Review

25th September 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy – The Telltale Series #1 (Review)

Guardians of the Galaxy – The Telltale Series #1 Marvel Comics, July 2017 Writer: Fred Van Lente “Guardians of the Galaxy – The Telltale Series” is a new comic book series from American publisher Marvel Comics. In this day and age of incessant cross-marketing, it serves as a tie-in prequel to the same-titled video game … Read more

I am Groot #1 (Review)

I am Groot #1 Marvel Comics, May 2017 Writer: Christopher Hastings “I am Groot” is a new comic book mini-series from US publisher Marvel Comics that serves as a tie-in to the recent “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” motion picture from Marvel studios. Similar to the “Rocket Raccoon” comic book (which we have reviewed … Read more

Grounded: Rocket Raccoon #1 (Review)

Rocket Raccoon #1
Marvel Comics, December 28, 2016
Writer: Jorge Coelho, Matthew Rosenberg

Anthropomorphizing animals is nothing new to the comic book genre: Disney Entertainment’s “Mickey Mouse” (1928) has a long line of thematic offspring, ranging from “Snoopy” (1950) to “Scooby Doo” (1969) to “Tawky Tawny” (1947). Giving a raccoon a dirty sense of humor, guns, and putting the character in space, however, is an almost unique anthropomorphic exercise even in a genre renowned for its wackiness. This character, called “Rocket Raccoon”, is the star of a new title.

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