As the “are videogames art?” debate continues, it’s comforting to see that there are still games which don’t aspire to be anything but guilty pleasures.
I recently received a promo for The Helm, a fun looking graphic novel from Jim Sheridan, the legendary Bart Sears and Randy Elliot. This TPB of the original four part Dark Horse series follows the rather novel premise of “What if you had a magical superpower… and it hated your guts?” Synopsis: “On the same […]
2000, Drawn and Quarterly Written and illustrated by: Jason Lutes There’s a scene near the beginning of Jason Lutes’ Berlin, set in 1928 Germany, in which two characters joke about the changes their country is undergoing. Of course, they would have no idea of the scale or severity of things to come, but it’s a […]
Resident Evil 5 sees series stalwart Chris Redfield take on his most formidable adversary yet, an old nemesis that will have gamers emitting blood-curdling screams and dropping their controllers in terror. An infuriating, awkward beast that makes venomous villagers and chainsaw wielding nutjobs seem like a walk in the park. But once you can get […]
2008, DC Comics Writer: Alan Moore Art: Brian Bolland If there’s a trend in any critic’s list of acclaimed graphic novels it seems to be that the most lauded comics are usually multi-volume efforts, or extensive, dense affairs. At a mere 48 pages The Killing Joke is not as intricate or layered as Alan Moore’s […]
Writer: Dwayne McDuffie Pencils: Shane Davis Inks: Sandra Hope Colours: Pete Pantazis More than any other superhero group, the Justice League of America has always lacked a plausible reason for its continuing existence. The Justice Society is a family of crimefighters old and new, while the X-Men banded together as fellow outcasts. Even the members […]