This collection appeared in the British comic Toxic in 1991, created by the team of Pat Mills and Tony Skinner, Psychokiller is an action packed Supernatural Black comedy which infuses elements of The Exorcist with The Krays and just a touch of Pat Mills’ Doctor Who days. It’s anarchic and violent but completely infused with Tony and Pat’s […]Read more "Psychokiller:The Doctor Will See You Now"
Evil filtered through the bodies of corrupted man, tendrils of dark energies masquerading as light clinging onto the well-known corporations, the governmental bodies directing them to do the bidding of ancient inter-dimensional Gods. Against these forces, a man trained by the old ways of powerful earthy witchcraft and the modern combat techniques of the territorial […]Read more "Finn: Eco Warrior, Lover, Cabbie"
Approaching Clive Barker’s work in comic format for the first time, I chose the rather intriguing title of ‘Next Testament‘ – I am a theologian after all, books and ideas regarding the divine and the supernatural in general fascinate me. This contained a somewhat unique take on all that is ‘holy’ and gives a sideways […]Read more "Clive Barkers Next Testament"
I’ve been a fan of Level 8 Comics and it’s writers and artists like Jon Laight and Grant Richards, having been particularly blown away by Brethren Born – a completely unique take on the Superhero genre, breathing fresh life into a stale, over populated market. Jon had been talking to me for a while about […]Read more "Late Knights : Bringing Children back to Literacy"
Carlos Ezquerra – one of the biggest and boldest artists in the comic book genre, a mention of his name brings out strong images of Gun Fights, Sci Fi Vistas – panoramic and dynamic, detailed close up action shots, stern heroes and gruesome villains. He’s been described as one of the most cinematic artists in […]Read more "Colour like Carlos: Becoming an Art Droid"
No poncing around here, with the undead horde speaking with melodious accents in long monologues about how dreadful it is to be immortal and alone. Anne Rice is definitely banished from this Vampire story – set in a town in Alaska which is buried under a dark sky for a month every year, a series […]Read more "Halloween Special: 30 Days of Night"
2000AD is a venerable, trail blazing UK comic anthology magazine which has stayed consistent in it’s quality throughout it’s 40 year history. During the 90’s era there is an assertion that the quality of the scripts dropped slightly, but there were many memorable characters and plots which still kept fans interested. The current publishers Rebellion […]Read more "2000AD: The Fortieth Birthday Special"