Back at the height of it’s popularity, Modern Warfare 2 was everywhere. It was a real cultural moment for a particular generation. And no one defined it better than the skull mask-wearing Ghost. To hype the release of the game, this comic was created. And it has every edgy moment you’d expect. It’s also pretty good.
Today I’m reviewing Dave Steven’s original run of The Rocketeer. My knowledge of these characters comes from the classic 1991 Disney film. Will this compare to that childhood favourite?Read more "What I’m Reading – ‘Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures’ by Dave Stevens"
I don’t just read comics. Occasionally I’ll pick up a book. Sometimes those books will be non-fiction!
This is one of those times. Join me as I take a look at David Grann’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon: Oil, Money, Murder and the Birth of the FBI’.Read more "What I’m Reading – ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ by David Grann"
Garth Ennis tackles Nick Fury! And if you’ve read any of his work before, especially his run on The Punisher, you probably know what to expect. But that doesn’t make it any lessRead more "What I’m Reading – ‘Fury’ by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson"
After ‘The Dark Knight’ was released, the Joker became a pop culture icon. People worshipped him, slapping pictures of the character onto clothes and merchandise. You couldn’t escape people doing impressions and asking you “why so serious?”
Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo use the story of lowlife Jonny Frost to give us an alternative look at the Joker, and make you think twice before buying that t-shirt with his picture on.Read more "What I’m Reading – ‘Joker’ by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo"
Garth Ennis turns his caustic sense of humour towards the Ghost Rider, Johnny Blaze. It has everything you’d except. Hunour bordering on the obscene, disgusting characters, morally dubious heroes, and an acerbic take on organised religion. It also has some of the nicest looking art I’ve ever seen.Read more "What I’m Reading – ‘Ghost Rider: Road to Damnation’ by Garth Ennis and Clayton Crane"
Batman: White Knight is an Elseworlds-esque thriller which sees the Joker become a good guy and try to save Gotham City from the unregulated, violent Batman. It is superb and original.Read more "What I’m Reading – ‘Batman: White Knight’ by Sean Murphy and Matt Hollingsworth"