Tag Archives: 2000 AD

More sci-fi war comics

Another December, another Star Wars movie, another Gotham Calling post spotlighting sci-fi war comics…           To be honest, as far as the main Star Wars series is concerned, The Last Jedi may be the one that finally lost me. … Continue reading

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I can’t get enough of adventure comics

It has been a year since ABC cancelled its witty adventure show Agent Carter and I’m still looking for something with the same jazzy panache and the ability to conjure that old-school type of silly, joyful escapades. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Futuristic war comics

While Rogue One: A Star Wars Story delivers a pretty solid aliens-on-a-mission yarn, its unpretentious blend of dirty action and brazen fan service is bound to split the critical opinion. So far, the film has at least stirred up some … Continue reading

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Non-Batman gothic comics – part 2

If you read the last post, you know what’s going on. Here are some more comics that are gothic as hell and definitely worth checking out: THE NEW DEADWARDIANS The New Deadwardians #1 Set in an alternative 1910, this wonderful … Continue reading

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Balls-to-the-wall adventure comics – part 2

If you read the last post, you know what’s going on. Here are another five wild, no-holds-barred adventure comics: THE MIDAS FLESH Remember the Greek myth of King Midas, who turned everything he touched into gold? Well, imagine space rebels … Continue reading

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Balls-to-the-wall adventure comics – part 1

Comics is a medium, not a genre. And as a medium, comics can be used to tell all kinds of mature stories, from powerful biographies (Maus, Persepolis, Fun Home, Stitches) to fascinating historical and journalistic accounts (Brought to Light, Pyongyang, … Continue reading

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Accessible superhero comics – part 2

If you read the last post, you know what’s going on. Here are another five brilliant, accessible superhero comics: The One In the mid-80s, with Reagan still churning out his initial rhetoric of Cold War escalation, and just before Watchmen … Continue reading

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