Architecture and Morality

Victory Point by Owen D. Pomery Victory Point is the kind of place that people dream of living in. Designed to be the perfect meeting of form and function, with cool, sleek modernist buildings. The needs of the population both materially and culturally are taken into account. The perfect dwelling place and a dream place to grow up. But life isn’t a dream, no matter … Continue reading Architecture and Morality

Warp Factor 77

Spacewarp  Created by Pat Mills, Mike Donaldson, Ian Ashcroft, Bruno Stahl, Ade Hughes, Gareth Sleighthome, James Newell, Cliff Cumber, Charles Gillespie, Lisa Mills, Vince Hunt. Spacewarp is an ambitious new comic masterminded by legendary 20000 A.D. editor Pat Mills – who writes all the stories within. The book spans a healthy 70 pages and features a cluster of stories around the theme of a reality-bending … Continue reading Warp Factor 77

Tales of the Future

Mount a Rescue by David Robertson. This book sees the very welcome return of David Robertson’s comics anthology books, with writing by David and art also by the author but featuring several other artists. Mount A Rescue is a bumper Summer Special packed full of exciting features from the Dundonian Harvey Pekar. As ever we have autobiographical content alongside short fictional comics, reflections on pop … Continue reading Tales of the Future

Rain Child

Le Squat by Jude Cowan Montague Sometimes you need to step out of your comfort zone. What better way than to move away from the world of inky print to the digital realm of webcomics. Now I have always had a problem with webcomics. I must admit, I see fantastic art, go to check out the webcomic and get lost. A lot of series seem … Continue reading Rain Child

Fear and Tenderness

Rosemary Valero-O’Connell – Don’t Go Without Me I had the great pleasure of reading Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me recently. This much celebrated work is wonderfully written by Mariko Tamaki who manages to convey real emotion through fully realised characters, but with a delicate touch. What makes the book really special is the marriage of words and art – with the perfectly balanced … Continue reading Fear and Tenderness