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Charley’s War Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun Titan Books. “ …the real trouble with writing about WW1 is that you can’t go very far without running into- Charley’s War, which is simply so good that...

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One of the books I have most been looking forward to this year is Sally Heathcote, Suffragette by Mary Talbot, Bryan Talbot and Kate Charlesworth. A fascinating glimpse into real history through the eyes of...

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Sally Heathcote, Suffragette Mary Talbot, Bryan Talbot, Kate Charlesworth Jonathan Cape I’ve been eagerly awaiting this work for many months; Bryan and Mary talked about it at last spring’s Dundee Comics Expo then again at...

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The Boxer Reinhard Kleist Self Made Hero This book is moving. Personally I don’t read a lot of smaller publications because usually it is really hard to find something well written or with decent production...

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Winsor McCay is without a doubt one of the first great pillars of the comics temple. It isn’t just his huge success and large audience (he was one of the first cartoonists to make a...

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You’ve probably grown use to my gushing about Spirou Et Fantasio, venerable Belgian comic title and in my opinion one of the best comics ever (even though it has lost some of its lustre in...

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Alex’s audio round up

February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Alex Fitch to update us on his latest shows, and I see this week his continuing look at French comics includes one of our former Commentary guests, Wilfrid Lupano (see here for...

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Exhibitions: the Great War in Comics

February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Freeman, long a stalwart fixture on the Brit comics scene with both his editing work and for the long-running championing of British comics on Down The Tubes, is involved with the new Lakes International...

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Reviews: March, Book One

January 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

March, Book One, John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell, Top Shelf A cold January day in 2009, Washington DC, and a venerable politician goes about his morning routine before heading to his congressional office, preparing...

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(cover to issue 1 of Royals: Masters of War, written Rob Williams, art by Simon Coleby, published DC/Vertigo) Rob Williams and Simon Coleby have a new series coming up from DC’s Vertigo imprint, and boy...

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