Gimme Shelter

Edinburgh Comic Con 2019 The rain it rained. It rained on the just and the unjust. It rained on the Jambo and it rained on the Hibee. It rained on the United and it rained on the Divided. It rained on the folks going to the Edinburgh Comic Con at the EICC. I couldn’t stretch to a commission from any of the international guests but … Continue reading Gimme Shelter

Escape

Cover of the Week – Escape magazine issue 3. Super cool and original Escape always seemed to offer a glimpse at a far more sophisticated comics world that could be found in Paris or Berlin or a really cool part of London a provincial kid like me would never see. You can read more about Escape on Paul Gravett’s website. Cover art here depicting some … Continue reading Escape

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