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Just So Happens - Fumio Obata

Book Review: Just So Happens – Fumio Obata

Reviewed by Michael Minneboo I don’t know much about Japan, really. Yes, I’ve seen martial arts films, some anime and Lost in Translation. Those films give an impression of Japan that leaves one wanting to know more. That’s why I …

Killing and Dying - Adrian Tomine

Book Review: Killing and Dying – Adrian Tomine

Reviewed by Michael Minneboo Killing and Dying is a collection of six wonderful short stories by Californian comic book artist Adrian Tomine. Six emotional, well-crafted slices of life, though predominantly the more gloomy slices. In ‘A Brief History of the …

Lone Sloane: Delirius - Philippe Druillet

Book Review: Lone Sloane: Delirius – Philippe Druillet

Reviewed by Michael Minneboo Lone Sloane, the notorious interstellar explorer and neo-earthling, has a bounty on his head and an armada at his heels. Then a religious group called Red Redemption asks him to help them steal a big sum …

Kick-Ass 3 - Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.

Review: Kick-Ass 3 – Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr.

Reviewed by Michael Minneboo With Kick-Ass 3, the saga of the teenage real-life superhero Kick-Ass and the even younger but more badass Hit-Girl comes to a close. It’s a smart and worthy finale to one of the best original series …