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COLD WAR #1 & 2 by Linsay @softlyspokenlas
November 23, 2011, 4:19 pm
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Cold War, The Michael Swann Dossier, The Damocles Contract, yes, there is a fair bit of text and title action on the cover of this comic book. Don’t be put off though, this is exactly the old school spy mystery you’ve been looking for. One of those comic books that’s every bit as comfortable as watching Sean Connery in Gold Finger after Sunday lunch at your Gran’s. Continue reading

30 DAYS OF NIGHT #2 by Linsay @softlyspokenlas
November 12, 2011, 4:51 pm
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I was almost certain after reading 30 Days #1 that Steve Niles had set us up with a strong ongoing series that would only get better as the story developed. After issue #2 I am now dead certain. Continue reading

THE OCCULTIST #1 by Linsay @softlyspokenlas

Being a bit of a sucker for story lines involving a culture clash, especially when one of those cultures involves the supernatural, demons and all manner of things that go ‘bump’ in the night, I pre-ordered The Occultist on solicits alone, never knowingly having come across its creators or its preceding one shot. Young male student with girl trouble, suddenly becomes a force to be reckoned with in the ‘dark arts’. The premise of an older Harry Potter doesn’t immediately grab me and neither does issue 1 of this 3 part series, although I do have a hopeful suspicion that by the end I may be singing a different tune. Continue reading

XENOHOLICS #1 by Linsay @softlyspokenlas
November 4, 2011, 6:20 pm
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Lately I’ve been talking about how much I’ve been enjoying fun comic books. Some of you might be thinking ‘What is she talking about? Aren’t comic books supposed to be fun?’ And to an extent you’d be right. It seems to me lately however, I’ve spent a lot of time reading ‘edgy’, ‘dark’, ‘whatever’ comic books. Right now I want some fun.

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PIGS #3 PREVIEW by Linsay @softlyspokenlas
October 29, 2011, 12:21 pm
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Cosby and McCool’s PIGS is winning fans all over the place and its not hard to see why. Terrorism, espionage and political intrigue are running through this book alongside characters that are becoming more individual and more defined as the series progresses.

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