Category Archives: Comics

Catching Up 1: Comics

My last post, until recently, was published on 15 Nov 2014. This was, not coincidentally, just before the birth of my first child.  Reading has continued over the last 14 months, but writing about reading took a back seat (in … Continue reading

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Minipost! Bone – Tall Tales

I’m a huge Bone fan.  I’ve got the collected volume, Rose, and Stupid, Stupid Rat-tails.  I spied on a friend’s bookshelf, though, something I hadn’t seen before: Tall Tales. Bone, if you don’t know, is a tremendously enjoyable comic series.  … Continue reading

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Haunter

I came across this on the year’s best round up over at Comics Alliance. It’s a  two-part comic written and illustrated by Sam Alden that’s freely available via Study Group (a site I hadn’t encountered before but which seems to … Continue reading

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Doom Patrol

I’ve just read the first volume of Grant Morrison’s run on Doom Patrol — Crawling from the Wreckage.  It’s pretty great, and oh so very Grant Morrison.  There’s some lovely inventive team members, my favourite being a woman with at … Continue reading

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Alice in Sunderland

Man, I wish I were from Sunderland.  I would be so proud to have this beautiful book, this ode to Sunderland; its people; history; geography; its role in shaping Britain and being shaped in turn; and, most notably, its association … Continue reading

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Comics. Lots of Comics… (2)

I dabble in comics from time to time, and, over the last year or two have been led by the (late) great comicsalliance.  I bought the first collection of Mark Waid’s Daredevil a while ago on their recommendation.  That worked … Continue reading

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Comics. Lots of Comics…

Comicsalliance.com is the pre-eminent source for comics journalism and the go-to place to learn about which artists and writers, titles and publishers are hot right now.  I drop in quite a bit — it’s interesting stuff and it gives me … Continue reading

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