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DIE! The Ultimate Comic / RPG Tie-In

I’m a big fan Kieron Gillen’s work, and have been since Phonogram. His subsequent work on Journey Into Mystery and The Wicked + The Divine has just seen him go from strength to strength, a trend he continues with Die. Here’s the blurb: THE WICKED + THE DIVINE writer KIERON GILLEN teams up with artist supernova STEPHANIE HANS (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE 1831, Journey Into Mystery) for her first ongoing comic! DIE is a pitch-black fantasy where a group of forty-something adults have to deal with the returning unearthly horror they barely survived as teenage role-players. If Kieron’s in

John Constantine Batman Damned

New Comics October 2018

I’ve fallen out of the comics world a little in the last few years, for a variety of reasons. There was a lack of physical space for graphic novels, an over-reliance on Comixology, and an absence of a friendly local comics shop. Add to this the scattershot approach of comics news websites, that seem devoid of curation in favour of lowest common denominator clickbait, comics just seemed easier to distance myself from. Especially in a world of endless superhero movies and the continuation of the ‘comics is a genre’ fallacy. But the nature of life is to change. I have


Stranger Things Meets Grant Morrison’s The Invisibles

Stranger Things is full of references to 80s TV and movies, but there was one surprise lurking in episode seven of season two: Direct reference to Grant Morrison’s seminal comic The Invisibles. While set and published in the 90’s, there’s no mistaking the references in the graffiti in Eight’s lair. “The series loosely follows the doings of a single cell of The Invisible College, a secret organization battling against physical and psychic oppression using time travel, magic, meditation, and physical violence”. They are an anarcho-psychic cell, fighting “inter-dimensional alien gods who have already enslaved most of the human race without their