summit, I red: Eric The Red

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Review 02/02/17 Eric The Red – King of Winter by SØREN MOSDAL Published by Centrala 234 x 312mm; 136 pages; ISBN: 978-0-9933951-4-7 As a lifelong reader of Norse mythology and Icelandic Sagas, this book was always going to attract me, but stories about subjects we love disappoint more often than they delight. Could King Of Winter evoke […]

sumhow, I fort: comics evangelism

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NOT a manifesto 24/11/16 a.k.a. how do we get more people reading comics? The glib answer is ‘make better comics’, but there are already more good comics in print (nevermind online or being published tomorrow) than any reasonable consumer could hope to work their way through. There are arguably enough great comics extant to keep […]

summit, I red: Disco Cry

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Review 15/11/16 Disco Cry by Marianna Serocka Published by Centrala £16.00 130 x 170mm; 240 pages; ISBN: 978-0-9933951-3-0 ‘based on a true story’ The size, heft and physicality of Disco Cry has quite a role to play in the reading of the book, so using phone snaps rather than scans for this review seems to […]

summit, I red: The Intercostal 683

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summit, I red: The Intercostal 683

Review 01/06/16 I’ve been lucky enough to see a preview of The Intercostal 683 by UK artist Gareth A Hopkins (see interview in Question Marks Won) and I can honestly say it’s a breathtaking comic… The Intercorstal 683 Gareth A Hopkins You can look at the drawings of Gareth A Hopkins and think of the […]