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The other Spider man of comics

Advantages: Classic British comics at their very best
Disadvantages: The two page episodes sometimes jolt

The star of King of Crooks is The Spider, an old British comics character who first appeared in the weekly comic Lion in 1965. Created by Ted Cowan and Reg Bunn, writer and artist respectively, The Spider was soon to gain a writer that was known the worl ...

Ailran 11.06.2012 · Read full review
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Review of King of Crooks - Jerry Siegel

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The Most Epic Fairy Tale Ever Written

Advantages: Imaginative, striking, and unbelievably good
Disadvantages: Enjoyable to the point of addiction

...Ever since the end of Sandman, there was never any comic book that could satisfy my appetite for the epic, multi-layered and complex plots I had grown to love in Gaiman's work. That is, until Fables came along. The premise is simple, yet effective: the ...

dr_nightshade 22.11.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Fables - Bill Willingham

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Hell, Arses and Crocodiles...

Advantages: Another brilliant tale in the Preacher Series
Disadvantages: Not for those who dislike blood!

...Garth Ennis continues the Epic Tale of Preacher with this epic volume, the first half of which is taken up with the dark and enveloping tale of the Saint of Killers, and how he came to be of this position. The art work is brilliantly drawn and truly paint ...

techie_fairy 15.01.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Preacher - Ancient History - Garth Ennis, Carlos Ezquerra

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The Dark Knight dies

Advantages: Nicely written, great art
Disadvantages: A bit slender for the price

So apparently Batman’s dead or something. In the comics, anyway. I wouldn’t worry about it too much. He’ll be back before long. Whenever a comic company (especially DC) wants to generate a bit of fake controversy and get a short-term sales spike, they’ll ...

hogsflesh 06.09.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? - Neil Gaiman, Andy Kubert

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The funeral of the big, black bat!

Advantages: Great notion and writing; artwork as ever
Disadvantages: Not so much a fan of the extra tales

That Gaiman guy again! Everywhere I turn, I see Neil Gaiman's name shooting out at me, whether it be on the credits of a film, the author of a book or of a comic book. Last month, I picked up this Batman issue in the Library as the title interested m ...

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Review of Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? - Neil Gaiman, Andy Kubert

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