Toxic was a British comic book series which comprised of 31 issues and was published by Apocalypse Limited. It was the brainchild of legendary creative talents – Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill, Mike McMahon, John Wagner and Alan Grant. It was primarily created to allow writers and artists to have their work published with them retaining […]Read more "Toxic – A Revolutionary British Comic"
During the Comic boom period in the 1980’s Marvel released a much anticipated Graphic Novel adaptation of a cyber punk classic. This was William Gibson’s first novel and won him a Hugo award. Filled with dystopian visions of a Cyber Punk future, this is a captivating narrative – and translated to the comic book media […]Read more "William Gibson’s Neuromancer"
The Preacher is a powerful comic book series which asks some interesting theological questions. What if God abdicated his throne, fled from heaven and chose to live his life on Earth? What Supernatural consequences would happen if an angel and a demon fell in love and conceived a child? What would happen if a man […]Read more "The Preacher : A Retrospective"
Today is St. Patrick’s Day, a day for celebrating being Irish, having fun with friends and family and I want to take a moment in my blog to look at some famous Irish Comic book characters. There are a few and maybe some of their inclusions will surprise you. Judge Joyce Our next character is […]Read more "Irish Influences in Comics"
With the release of the newest film in the Hellraiser franchise, I took the opportunity to approach it’s lead – Paul T Taylor for an in depth interview. Looking not just at his recent cinematic triumph as the lead cenobite or ‘Pinhead’ as he’s known to his fans, but also looking through his prolific career. […]Read more "Spotlight on Paul T Taylor Part 1"
There have been many alien crossovers in comic book history. For the most part the pairing of Judge Dredd with the xenomorphs is a resounding success. The superb artwork of Harry Flint shines through each issue of this comic book. It’s incredibly reminiscent of Carlos Ezquerra’s distinctive style. There’s a real feeling of Mega City […]Read more "Judge Dredd vs Aliens :Incubus"
I’m going to be incredibly controversial here, I enjoyed this crossover. Don’t misunderstand me it’s not award winning material. It’s fun however and maybe that’s the best we could have expected from a crossover such as this. On an urgent mission to locate a missing Wayne Tech geologist, Batman parachutes into the jungles of Central […]Read more "Batman / Aliens I – A Crossover Too Far?"