Category Archives: Comic Reviews

Starlight by Mark Millar – Comicbook Review [Bellarius]

Starlight

Breaking away from the usual realm of superheroics, Bellarius takes a long into one of the original works of Mark Millar: Starlight.

“Exciting, intelligent, fun and colourful, Starlight is easily one of the most underrated comics of the decade.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Horus Heresy: Macragge’s Honour by Dan Abnett & Neil Roberts – Comicbook Review [Bellarius]

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Returning to the Horus Heresy, Bellarius weighs the best and worst of Dan Abnett and Neil Roberts’ Macragge’s Honour.

“Shallow and short but still somewhat entertaining.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields.

Mordheim: Ulli & Marquand by Gav Thorpe, Gordon Rennie, Paul Jeacock, Karl Kopinski & Mike Perkins – Novella Review [Bellarius]

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Delving into Black Library’s archives once more, Bellarius brings forth the complete collection of Mordheim: Ulli and Marquand for this week’s review.

“Essential reading for anyone wanting to stage a Mordheim campaign or see the considerably less stony faced nature of the Old World” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields.

Spider-Verse Team Up #1 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the latest tie-in mini-series for Marvel’s Spider-Verse event.

“After my disillusionment with both the end of Original Sin and the start of Avengers & X-Men: Axis, Spider-Verse seems to be going all-out in every way possible and Spider-Verse Team-Up #1 is pretty damn awesome.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Fans of Spider-Man will find something to love here. It might not be essential to the main events of Spider-Verse, but that doesn’t stop it from being great fun to read.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Justice League United Annual #1 – Double Review [Bane of Kings/Shadowhawk]

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Bane of Kings and Shadowhawk take a look at the latest issue of DC’s Justice League United ongoing.

“The Legion of Superheroes return as Lemire pits them against the Justice League United in a way that’s bound to entertain.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

“This reads unlike any Jeff Lemire comic I’ve read to date, and that’s not a good thing in this case.” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

Deadpool: The Wedding of Deadpool by Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn, Mike Hawthorne and Scott Koblish – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Giving a rare look at a modern Marvel comic he doesn’t despise, Bellarius thumbs through the pages of The Wedding of Deadpool by a variety of authors who know the character best.

“It’s Deadpool doing whathe does best, with the writers offering a constant barrage of fourth wall breaking gags, gore and explosions. The joke is great, but begins to wear more than a little thin by the end.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Inquisitor Ascendant by Dan Abnett and Simon Coleby – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Digging up another forgotten remnant of Black Library’s past, Bellarius gives his thoughts on Inquisitor Ascendant.

“A classic example of how even the perfect writer for a comic can still produce dreck beyond comprehension.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

The Transformers: Regeneration One Vol. 1-4 By Simon Furman And Andrew Wildman – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Returning once more to the realm of transforming robots, Bellarius delivers his thoughts on Regeneration One by Simon Furman and Andrew Wildman.

“The final end of the Great War could not be in better hands.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields

Daredevil #8 – Friday Flash Review

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Shadowhawk and Bane of Kings take a look at the eighth issue of the recently rebooted Daredevil series from Marvel Comics.

“A mysterious and creepy villain combined with Matt Murdock chilling out with his girlfriend for a day trip, how could this not be great?” ~Shadowhawk, The Founding Fields

“Marvel’s Best Title on shelves right now. Go and buy it ASAP – this is a good jumping on point for newcomers to the series, and trust me – you won’t regret it.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Batman Versus Predator by Dave Gibbons, Andy and Adam Kubert – Comic Review [Bellarius]

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Examining the “versus” craze of the 90s, Bellarius gives his thoughts on Batman Versus Predator.

“One of the best examples of how to have Batman work with science fiction elements to date. No, really.” – Bellarius, The Founding Fields