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[Re]Assignment #1

Hitman Frank Kitchen’s assignment to kill a celebrated fashion designer who’s fallen behind on his debts takes a turn when his victim’s sister, a sociopathic surgeon, decides to punish him in the unique way only she can. Abducted and operated on against his will, Frank awakens in an altered condition – but with a hitman’s hunger for revenge.

(Reviewer’s note: apparently there’s an upcoming film, directed by Walter Hill, based on this comic. This review is not intended as a comment on the film, or its attending controversy; I intend to review the comic in isolation).

Titan’s Hard Case imprint has consistently brought hard-boiled goodness to the table. From Triggerman to Peepland, I haven’t found much to complain about. [Re]Assignment continues this tradition, with a dash of Taran...

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Sherlock: The Blind Banker #1

A mysterious break-in at a bank… Some enigmatic symbols… Hidden dangers… Could the case of the ‘Blind Banker’ be too dangerous even for Holmes and Watson to handle? The second incredible manga adaptation of the hit TV show starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman!

I’m still a big fan of Kadokawa’s Sherlock (published by Titan Comics); most of my complaints are due to the foibles of the television series. The Blind Banker continues this excellent adaptation, with artwork that depicts the distinctive leading actors, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, through Japanese eyes. Sherlock Holmes himself comes off as vulpine, an intelligent and slightly menacing gleam in his eye as he struts, cogitates, and deceives his way through each strange mystery...

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Khaal: The Chronicles of a Galactic Emperor #1

In the cold silence of a galaxy ripped apart by war, a prison ship drifts alone in the void. Aboard, three races are preparing for a battle that will determine the ruler of their eternal home. Khaal, the embattled, bloodthirsty, and unhinged leader of the human faction, will stop at nothing to triumph. Brand-new violent space opera of warring clans, gladiatorial arenas and political intrigue. Illustrated by globally renowned Meta-Barons artist Valentin Secher.

I’ve found it! I’ve finally found it…!

A bad French comic.

When it comes to comics, I’m a blatant Francophile. Europe produces some wonderful alternatives to American comics; and the best, for my money, are French...

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Best-Selling Writer Brian Wood to Chart Robotech’s New Frontier with Titan Comics

Comics superstar revealed as architect behind Titan Comics’ all-new Robotech comics – based on the iconic 80s sci-fi smash

Robotech

Titan Comics are excited to announce that New York Times best-selling writer Brian Wood (DMZ, Briggs Land, Northlanders) will helm the brand-new Robotech comic series from Titan Comics, set to launch in 2017 – based on the legendary 80s animation by Harmony Gold.

First airing in the USA in 1985, Robotech was the gateway to anime for many fans – capturing their imagination with its epic generational storyline involving war, romance, and, of course, the transforming Veritech fighters that defend the Earth against extra-terrestrial attacks.

Produced by Harmony Gold USA, the original 85-episode series delved into humanity’s struggle against a series of alien i...

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The Mummy #2: Palimpsest

Having escaped from the clutches of the sinister Sect of Annubis, Angel, an Ukrainian immigrant trafficked illegally into the UK is now lost and alone on the unknown streets of London. Chosen by the Sect as vessel for the soul of an ancient Egyptian High Priestess called Nebetah, Angel has begun to transform into a mummy.

Angel now finds herself pursued by, not only, agents of the Sect of Annubis, but also their sworn enemies, The Pyramid Club and Ammit, a huge demonic hell-hound from the Ancient Egyptian Land of the Dead. Ammit’s task it is to bring Nebetah back to the Land of the Dead. With time running out, Angel must find sanctuary before her soul is devoured by Nebetah…

The Mummy continues, still one of the most original treatmens of the toilet paper-wrapped undead I’ve seen in a whi...

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