Thursday , August 17 2017

Reviews

Review: The Last Paper Route #1–2

Mikey Williams and his buddy Arv are paperboys, delivering copies of The Quotidian Harbinger to finance their comic shop expenditure. A new delivery opportunity arises in route A2-DCB, the biggest delivery district in Harbour City. However, Mikey and Arv soon discover the district is brimming with eccentric characters, dangerous turns, and mystery surrounding the disappearance of the last A2-DCB paperboy.

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Review: Hail #4-5

Hail is a superhero comic about Lena, a woman who crumbles into shards of glass whenever she experiences anxiety. After a violent confrontation with a serial killer, Lena begins to question her ability to fight crime on top of her basic daily responsibilities.

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Review: Cobber issue 3

By Ben Kooyman In the aftermath of a deadly shoot out, a mysterious and deadly Gunslinger has tracked the lone survivor, Eddie Stewart, to his outback home town of Durham. Meanwhile in town, simmering tensions continue to escalate between the two-fisted rule of the Stewart family and many of the …

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Reviews: Fly the Colour Fantastica and Vowels

By Ben Kooyman Pictures and word balloons go together like bacon and eggs. But sometimes it’s nice to hold the pork and go full egg, and likewise there’s a certain pleasure to be derived from a well-executed, purely visual story like Louie Joyce’s Footsteps (our review) or Jen Breach and …

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Review: Maralinga

Maralinga spins an alternative history from the 1956 British nuclear tests in Woomera. Three hundred years later a ruined, irradiated, post-apocalyptic Australia is a place where monsters are real and one girl, the last of an isolated and dying community in Melbourne’s south, launches on a desperate journey to find …

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Review: Hidden

The intersection between sex and death is a default preoccupation of the horror genre. As umpteen slasher films from the 1980s attest, and the Scream films of the 1990s snarkily profess, if you have sex in a horror movie you’re not long for this world. Chris Gooch’s horror comedy comic …

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