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Elfquest The Final Quest Volume 3 by Wendy and Richard Pini

Volume 3 is clearly going to be about Cutter’s ‘discovery’ from the end of volume 2 – and as such, this volume more than the others is about the emotion rather than the action. But Strongbow, Rayek, and others also … Continue reading

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Elfquest Final Quest Book 2 by Wendy and Richard Pini

Back in the late 1970s, I came across an interesting title while visiting a comic book store with my father. Elves, huh? It was issue 3 or so and, Of course, I would be hooked. Some of my best memories … Continue reading

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Mayday by De Campi, Parker, Blond

Mayday is a difficult graphic novel┬áto review – I didn’t love it but I didn’t hate it. Yet I didn’t feel ‘meh’ about it either. The art and story are solid and I enjoyed seeing the 1970s milieu. Perhaps the … Continue reading

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User by Devin Grayson, John Bolton, Sean Philips

User is a three part miniseries collected in a high quality hardback edition. Originally published in 2001, the series has its roots in 1990s MUD culture – the precursor to the MMORGS of today. Back then, ‘gaming’ was all text … Continue reading

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Lady Mechanika Volume 3 by Benitez, Chen

I am going to have to concede that this is a guilty pleasure read. The art is lovely – from the panel designs to the color schemes – it’s 1990s digital at its finest. There is a lot of talent … Continue reading

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Moonshine Volume 1 by Azzarello and Risso

With Moonshine, Azzarello mines the rich lore of 1930s prohibition era america with trademark grit and violence. The story can feel somewhat confusing at times as hillbillies fight gangsters and werewolves stalk G-men. But at the heart of it is … Continue reading

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The Witcher 3: Curse of Crows by Tobin and Kowalski

Perhaps the greatest hallmark of the Witcher series was its complete and utter ambivalence – there are no sacred cows (for slaughter or reverence) and character choices are extremely malleable. It made for a grounded and fluid story that allowed … Continue reading

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