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Lifetime reader of comics and fan of Planet of the Apes. When the two combine I can barely contain myself. Image, Boom and Titan comics fight for shelf space with Doctor Who DVDs.
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Review: Lazaretto #1

Review: Lazaretto #1

September 21st, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
  Continuing their move into more adult, horror based comics, Boom! Studios has another new release this week. A deadly virus based horror story, entitled Lazaretto, starts to spread and our contributor, Darryll Robson, peeks inside the dorms to see what it is all about....
We ComiConverse with Carly Usdin

We ComiConverse with Carly Usdin

September 3rd, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
This week sees the release of the first issue of Hi Fi Fight Club, written by Carly Usdin, from Boom! Studios. The comic is an all-girl, teen adventure story set in a record store in the late 1990’s. Although this is Carly Usdin’s first comic...
Review: Saucer State #3

Review: Saucer State #3

September 2nd, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Aliens are coming and the President has more problems than she realizes in the latest issue of Saucer State. Our contributor, Darryll Robson, takes a look at the new issue from IDW to see how everything is holding up. Political turmoil, fears of invasion, civil...
Review: Hi Fi Fight Club #1

Review: Hi Fi Fight Club #1

September 2nd, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Boom Box’s new teenage title Hi Fi Fight Club is out this week and ComiConverse contributor, Darryll Robson, takes a look inside. The teenage comic audience is growing and publishers are catering more and more for that age group. Boom! Studios’ imprint Boom! Box already...
Review: Winnebago Graveyard #3

Review: Winnebago Graveyard #3

August 14th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
The penultimate issue of Image Comic’s Winnebago Graveyard is released this week. As the horror steps ups so does our contributor, Darryll Robson, to review this issue. Will he make it to the end? Review: Winnebago Graveyard #3 Horror is sweeping the shelves in comic...
Review: Winnebago Graveyard #2

Review: Winnebago Graveyard #2

July 23rd, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Continuing the journey into the heart of the American Horror genre, our contributor Darryll Robson takes a look inside issue 2 of Image Comic’s Winnebago Graveyard. Review: Winnebago Graveyard #2 After the opening issue last month Steve Niles picks up where he left off with...
Review: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #3

Review: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #3

July 23rd, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
The Frankenstein retelling from Victor LaValle and Boom Studios! reaches its central point with issue 3. Our contributor, Darryll Robson, takes a look at the comic to see how far it has come and how it is holding up. Review: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #3 Flashbacks,...
Review: War For The Planet Of The Apes #1

Review: War For The Planet Of The Apes #1

July 13th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Continuing a long line of movie tie in comics, Boom Studios! release a new Planet of Apes comic just in time for the theatrical release of War for the Planet of the Apes. Our contributor and Planet of the Apes fan, Darryll Robson, takes a...
Username: Evie Revisited

Username: Evie Revisited

July 9th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Due to a cut back in new comic book reading, our contributor Darryll Robson has taken to re-reading chunks of his collection. In this 'Revisited' series, he looks back at a selected run of a particular comic to see if they are still worth reading...
Review: Saucer State #2

Review: Saucer State #2

June 29th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
IDW Publishing brings us issue 2 of Saucer State depicting a world in turmoil with a potential invasion on the horizon. Our contributor, Darryll Robson, enters the fray to see if we stand a chance or should be heading for the hills. Review: Saucer State...
Review: Clue #1

Review: Clue #1

June 28th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Proving that comics can have many strings to their bows, IDW Publishing have put out a new comedy whodunnit in the form of Clue and our contributor, Darryll Robson, entered the murder house to check out the suspects. Review: Clue #1 It was a board...
Review: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #2

Review: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #2

June 24th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Boom Studios! modern take on Frankenstein continues this week and our contributor, Darryll Robson, takes a look at expanding world that Victor LaValle has created. Review: Victor LaValle's Destroyer #2 The emotional family story and birthing metaphors from Mary Shelley’s’ original Frankenstein novel take a...
Review: Winnebago Graveyard #1

Review: Winnebago Graveyard #1

June 15th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Pagan rituals, late night slaughters and journeys through the wilderness for unsuspecting holiday makers; this is the meat of Image Comics’ new horror title Winnebago Graveyard. It’s a case of something new paying homage to something old as our contributor, Darryll Robson, enters the dark...
The Massive: Revisited

The Massive: Revisited

June 4th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Due to a cut back in new comic book reading, our contributor Darryll Robson has taken to re-reading chunks of his collection. In this Revisited series he looks back at a selected run of a particular comic to see if they are still worth reading...
Review: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #1

Review: Victor LaValle’s Destroyer #1

May 27th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Mary Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein’ is a classic, world renowned novel that has been adapted time and time again. There are the straight forward adaptions of the story but just as many reworking’s, re-writings and thematic sequels.   In 2015, Image Comics put out Jamies S Rich and...
Review: Saucer State #1

Review: Saucer State #1

May 27th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Saucer Country is back. It is now called Saucer State and is published by IDW Publishing but Paul Cornell is still writing and Ryan Kelly is still illustrating and all of the cast are back to spread intrigue and conspiracies. In a time of unbelievable...
Review: The Power Of The Dark Crystal #1

Review: The Power Of The Dark Crystal #1

March 4th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
The Power of the Dark Crystal is based on a script for the sequel to the original 1982 movie. Boom! Studios have enlisted Si Spurrier to rework the magic and our contributor, Darryll Robson, takes a long overdue journey back to Thra in his review...
Review: Planet Of The Apes/Green Lantern #1

Review: Planet Of The Apes/Green Lantern #1

February 4th, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Boom Studios! and DC Comics team up for the release of The Planet of the Apes/Green Lantern crossover event starting this week. Combining elements of both franchises, the history altering story will unfurl over the next six months and our contributor, Darryll Robson, takes a...
New 52 Animal Man Revisited

New 52 Animal Man Revisited

January 23rd, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Due to a cut back in new comic book reading, our contributor Darryll Robson has taken to re-reading chunks of his collection. In this Revisited series he looks back at a selected run of a particular comic to see if they are still worth reading and,...
New 52 Swamp Thing Revisited

New 52 Swamp Thing Revisited

January 22nd, 2017 | by Darryll Robson
Due to a cut back in new comic book reading, our contributor Darryll Robson has taken to re-reading chunks of his collection. In this Revisited series he looks back at a selected run of a particular comic to see if they are still worth reading...
Review: Lucas Stand #6

Review: Lucas Stand #6

December 11th, 2016 | by Darryll Robson
Six issues down and Boom! Studios demon hunting/time travelling adventure, Lucas Stand, comes to an exciting conclusion. After the ups and downs of previous issues our reviewer, Darryll Robson, takes a look at the series finale. Lucas Stand #6 Review Kurt Sutter and Caitlin Kittredge's...
Marvel’s Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part 2

Marvel’s Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part 2

November 28th, 2016 | by Darryll Robson
Although it is 10 years old, Civil War is a still as relevant today as it was in 2006. Continuing his epic look at the Marvel story, Darryl Robson picks his favourite characters and storylines from the epic narrative. Marvel's Civil War (2006) Revisited: Part...

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