50-Word Review: Star Wars – Obi-Wan and Anakin #1

Set between Star Wars Episode 1 and 2, Obi-Wan and his padawan Anakin are called to assist on a planet that's meant to have no inhabitants. Charles Soule's writing and Marco Checchetto's art come together well. There's also some nice back story featuring Palpatine / Mace Windu - this five-issue … [Read More...]

Marvel and DC

50-Word Review: Star Wars – Obi-Wan and Anakin #1

Set between Star Wars Episode 1 and 2, Obi-Wan and his padawan Anakin are called to assist on a planet that's meant to have no inhabitants. Charles Soule's … [Read More...]

50-Word Review: Daredevil #1

Daredevil's back in New York, his identity again secret and he has a trainee / sidekick to boot. Soule's writing continues the story nicely from Waid's farewell and … [Read More...]

I Was Cynical About Secrets Wars and Battleworld Until..

... I finished reading the first issue of 1872, one of the 5000 comics Marvel is putting out with it's universe-altering, cross-over reboot extravaganza. But … [Read More...]

Review: Darth Vader #1 and #2

Marvel had lots to live up to when they took over the reins from Dark Horse in telling Star Wars stories in comics. The first two issues of Darth Vader prove they've … [Read More...]

Press Releases / Industry News

IDW Releases Disney Monthly Titles

Pree release below in full. I can see this going starkly one way or the other - they'll sell gangbusters or flop spectacularly based on the remaining level of public … [Read More...]

Image Goes Mail Order

Well here's a bit of news I didn't expect. Image Comics have gotten themselves into the direct subscription and mail order business big-time, offering dozen of … [Read More...]

Other Companies

50-Word Review: Archie #1

Archie and friends are iconic and a reboot to the modern day could have been an utter disaster. The result is actually the opposite: a totally entertaining, … [Read More...]

Headspace TP Released Next Week

Regular readers will know I'm an unadulterated fan of this series (check our review of issues 1-5 here). So I'm pleased to hear that a trade paperback of the … [Read More...]

Review: Usagi Yojimbo Senso #6

Not a dream, not a hoax, not an imaginary story. Well, actually, it’s kinda one of those. (Warning. This review is from a long-time Usagi Yojimbo fan. He tried to … [Read More...]

50-Word Review: Deadly Class #10

I don't read comics for laughs, expecially Deadly Class. Issue #10 keeps a frenetic pace, but still manages to add a scene that had me laughing big time. It's … [Read More...]


Gold Humour: Texts From Superheroes

Thanks to a friend letting me know about the site Texts From Superheroes, I can pass it on to you to enjoy as well. Here's one example: Now go check out the … [Read More...]

Webcomic Wednesday – Moth City Part 4

You can never have too much of a good thing. That's why this week, for Webcomic Wednesday, I return through the digital space to look at Tim Gibson's Moth City, as … [Read More...]

Random Goodness

Non-Canonical’s 150 Milestone Event

It's a regular wish of mine to live in Melbourne - for a whole range of reasons, one of which is it has one hell of an active comics community. One very prominent example are the guys who run the Non-Canonical Comics Podcast (here's a piece I wrote over at … [Read More...]

Calling Australian Comics Writers and Artists

Just passing on this info for any new writers / artists looking for an interesting opportunity: So you are a budding artist or writer that wants to have your work published. You want to be paid for the work that you do. Well here is your chance. XCT one … [Read More...]

The Best Comic of 2014

Ok, it's not even 2014 yet, but I'm willing to make the call right now on the best comic purchase I'm going to make during 2014: The Schulz Peanuts Artist's Edition is slated to hit shops in April 2014, and I for one have already put in an order. If you … [Read More...]

Review: Diskordia – Feels Like Falling

I came very close to giving up on reviewing this title. That's not often the case, and in this instance I'm glad I forced myself to read beyond the first issue, because it has a lot to offer. What put me off initially was the challenging way the story … [Read More...]

Here’s how to get married in (comics) style

Can anyone think of a cooler, comic-related wedding ceremony than this one?  Enjoy: If the Hulk could have made an appearance as well, my life would be complete. … [Read More...]