Kaiju Cost of Living

Killtopia by Dave Cook/Craig Paton/Robin Jones/Ludwig Olimba Shinji is a wrecker, he scours the forbidden Killtopia hunting grounds looking for salvage from rogue, diseased mechs. Technology is building the city – terraforming mechs using nano tech for industry and agriculture. The same technology is killing humanity – nanotech is being consumed by humans who succumb to ‘the rot’ – unable to heal themselves as the … Continue reading Kaiju Cost of Living

Mandy

Cover of the Week – Mandy issue 409 Dark and grim so-called girls comic Mandy started in 1967, this issue is from November 1974. If you like tales of orphans being mistreated then look out for Mandy. Yes, I did read my sisters copy. No artist or writer credits were included although some continue to research the topic. Continue reading Mandy

!GAG! – Cover of the Week

Cover of the Week !GAG! from Harrier Comics, July 1987. Cover by Ed Pinsent. I had a nice follow up to this post from cover artist Ed Pinsent. How nice to see this. That’s my “painterly” drawing style – I went nuts with the flexible nib! I think Phil Elliott added the colours with hand-separation. This was the height of the so-called “black and white … Continue reading !GAG! – Cover of the Week

Did those feet in ancient times

A New Jerusalem by Benjamin Dickson published by New Internationalist As we stumble towards the latest Brexit political crisis we have heard of lot about our valiant island history and the sacrifices of our stoic forbears. ‘No deal? – well we managed through World War Two, through the blitz didn’t we?’ The reality of war is rather different of course and when the war is … Continue reading Did those feet in ancient times