New books on the iPad

Although there is debate on whether these latest items on the Apple Store are ebooks or apps they are definitely worth a look: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore T.S.Elliot’s The Wasteland and this: Kadath: Guide to the Unknown City Kadath is not available yet, but I’m looking forward to getting into the… [Continue reading]

Welcome My Friends, to the Show That Never Ends

Walt and Skeezix panel 1

Walt and Skeezix is an absolute joy of a book. A project of publishers Drawn and Quarterly and Chris Ware (Jimmy Corrigan), the idea is to put the complete Gasoline Alley strip, from its very beginnings onwards, back into print and restore this forgotten masterpiece to the reading world. Creator Frank O. King started the… [Continue reading]

Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

Avengers Disassembled panel 1

Returning to the last review and Avengers Disassembled, I’ve now read the full graphic, instead of it being a monthly piecemeal, and come to the conclusion that this is one of the finest pieces of story-telling in comics today. It’s an exciting, full of blood and thunder, well-paced tale with fine art and mood setting… [Continue reading]