Stig & Tilde – Vanisher’s Island and Stig & Tilde – Leader of the Pack by Max de Radiguès In our town for as long as anyone can remember, when a kid turns 14 years old, they must leave by boat to one of the hundreds of islands around the town and survive alone, for a year. When they return they officially step into adulthood. … Continue reading Island Life
Belltime by David Robertson We all love body-swap time travel stories don’t we? Big, Freaky Friday and yes, Peggy Sue Got Married. Whether we are young and wish we were old, or old and wish we were young. Imagine you could go back to school with all the knowledge and maturity that you have now. Imagine you could undo all those mistakes. Say the right … Continue reading Out of Time
50 Signal Volume One: The First Day by Nick Gonzo This is the tale of an astronaut and his love and companion, his space ship. This is no ordinary ship, this is a living sentience that has been with the astronaut since birth. Bonded together they have a mission. No, not a five year one to boldly go…but to Investigate, Document and Salvage. Their mission … Continue reading Another Planet
Octobriana Hammer by John R. Short and Andrew Richmond Octobriana is a concept that I have been vaguely aware of for a while. A cheesecake she-dragon who is a kind of communist Vampirella. There is an interesting two page history of the character included in the book. She is a samizdat superheroine, supposedly smuggled from underground groups in the former Soviet Union who were presumably … Continue reading Hammer and Sickle House of Horror
It’s forgotten Marvel UK hero Jet Lagg and not forgetting Spunky the Punk Sidekick. From Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett. This one from Super Spider-Man TV Comic 452. Bit of a typo but we’ve all made that mistake. Continue reading Jet Lagg
Super Spider-Man issue 258 from Marvel UK. Cover Paul Gulacy Continue reading Halloween Cover of the Week!