Iron Butterfly

The Legend of La Mariposa by James Lawrence La Mariposa is a luchadora, a legendary one at that. What, you may ask, is a luchadora? A female luchador obviously – a luchador being a masked Mexican wrestler. The flashy antics and crazy storylines of WWE owe a lot to the Mexican version of the sport – lucha libre. Mexican wrestlers are closer to superheroes, wearing … Continue reading Iron Butterfly

Rare as an Earthling

Space Captain by Michael Park and Chris Baldie Something, I don’t know what, caused every living human to disappear. Human colonies across the galaxy were suddenly abandoned. All communication with Earth ceased in an instant. Humanity just…vanished. Except for you. With the success of the final Kickstarter for this series at the end of 2018 the epic saga of the final human – Space Captain … Continue reading Rare as an Earthling

Daredevils and Brawlers

Brawler from Time Bomb Comics The introduction to Brawler describes it as being inspired by a childhood encounter with Warrior – the legendary Quality anthology comic which introduced Marvelman, V for Vendetta and many more. So obviously a blog called Daredevils and Warriors, named for the two great episodic comics of the era could not resist such an offering. Warrior offered a few pages per … Continue reading Daredevils and Brawlers

Work and Progress

This Woman’s Work by Julie Delporte It was a beautiful Sunday and I traveled to town to raid the annual gargantuan Christian Aid book sale in one of Edinburgh’s magnificent churches. But turns out that churches are doing other things on a Sunday and they had turned the money changers and change-from-a-fiver givers from the temple. So instead to Stockbridge for the unbearably crowded food … Continue reading Work and Progress