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Salva Veritate

Advantages: Clever and amusing with lovely art
Disadvantages: A rather random collection

The year is 50 B.C. and Gaul is now entirely occupied by the invincible and mighty Romans. Well, hold on a minute, not entirely. One small village of indomitable (and completely mad) Gauls still defiantly - even nonchalantly - holds out against the bemuse ...

Jake_Speed 25.10.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Giant Asterix Omnibus - Goscinny

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Illustrated love song

Advantages: Very good
Disadvantages: Puzzling

Japan, 1960s It's only fifteen years since the end of a brutal war, cut short with Japan facing near annihilation. The ANPO treaty with the US reduces Japan to a pacifist state within the very first line. A decade and a half after the treaty is signe ...

mi_wa 23.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Red Colored Elegy - Seiichi Hayashi

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Diamond review  When the Sky Falls

Advantages: Lovely art, great fun
Disadvantages: Not always phénomène Asterix

..."The year is 50 B.C. and Gaul is entirely occupied by Romans. Well, not entirely. One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. And life is not easy for the Roman legionaries who garrison the fortified camps of Totorum, Aqua ...

Jake_Speed 02.08.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Great Asterix Omnibus - Rene Goscinny

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The Dark Spider Returns

Advantages: Great artwork, Powerful storyline utilising iconic characters
Disadvantages: Some of the political elements distract from the action

If you asked a comic-book enthusiast to name one iconic Batman story, the answer would likely be 'The Dark Knight Returns'. It was a take on a dystopian future where Batman has retired and the world has gone downhill, forcing an elderly Bruce Wayne to ret ...

SpiderJamb 30.05.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Spider-Man: Reign - Kaare Andrews

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Time to embrace the dark side?

Advantages: Great concept and well written
Disadvantages: Nothing really: perhaps a few small holes

Throughout my experiences of reading various Marvel comics or graphic novels, it's usually the more typical storylines and characters that appeal to me. The Avengers is something that I've always loved: the idea of the best superheroes all joining togethe ...

pmcds 14.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Dark Avengers: Assemble - Brian Michael Bendis

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