Tag: Titan Books
‘Stitched – Volume 1’ collects together the first seven issues in a new zombie comic series written and drawn by Mike Wolfer (artist on ‘Night Of The Living Dead’, ‘Widow’ and ‘Strange Kiss’), based on an original story by Garth Ennis (scriptwriter for ‘Hellblazer’, ‘Preacher’ and ‘Judge Dredd’). I reviewed ‘Crossed Volume 4 – Badlands’, […]
Crossed: Volume 4: Badlands by Garth Ennis, Jacen Burrows, Jamie Delano and Leandro Rizzo (graphic novel review).
‘Crossed: Volume 4: Badlands’ follows three previous collections of the ‘Crossed’ comics dating back to 2008. This is an ultra-violent, post-apocalyptic story set on Earth in the present day. Civilisation has been destroyed by the ‘Crossed’ virus, so-called because infection causes a large red cross to appear on your face. Infected individuals lose all inhibitions […]
A mighty airship has been sighted over London, descending towards Earth after fifteen years in the air. On the ground, shady dealings and nefarious plots intertwine as Langdon St. Ives and his associates try to piece together strange happenings. The dead are walking, rumours of a homunculus are spreading and everyone from the mad preacher […]
Star Wars: The Essential Reader’s Companion by Pablo Hidalgo Thought the Star Wars universe was just six films and some Vodafone ads? Shame on you. With over 200 books, young adult novels, short stories and novellas, there’s a whole lot more out there. The thing is, if you have never picked up a book with […]
The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula by Loren D. Estleman (book review).
Recently re-released, this novel ‘The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sherlock Holmes vs. Dracula’ by Loren D. Estleman, anticipates the more recent obsession with mixing various classic or otherwise novels with a new sensibility, many of which include the living dead or the walking dead as a prerequisite. If you eliminate the impossible, whatever […]
‘Supercrooks – Book One: The Heist’ collects together the four issues of the ‘Supercrooks’ comic originally published in 2012. It comes from the minds of prolific Scottish comics writer Mark Millar and Filipino artist Leinil Yu, with whom Millar previously co-created ‘Superior’. The story starts in modern day New York City as supercrook Johnny Bolt […]
Langdon St. Ives has moved with his family to the tranquil village of Aylesford hoping to leave his past and enemies behind him. Yet almost as soon as the family arrives, mysterious strangers are seen by the river and St. Ives learns that Aylesford is the birthplace of his nemesis, Dr. Ignacio Narbondo. When Narbondo […]
War, huh? What is it good for? Setting up a billion-dollar movie franchise apparently. ‘Transformers: Exodus’ sets the soon-to-be Optimus Prime and Megatron on a collision course for the leadership of Cyberton, creating a parallel between the civil rights movement, placing the former in the role of Martin Luther King and the latter as Malcolm […]
A book for the coffee table and for ‘Dark Shadows: The Visual Companion’ you might want to make sure it has sturdy legs as this is a hefty brick of a book. Presumably, the size of the book is in direct inverse proportion to the impact the film had at the box office and popular […]
Cath Trechman, Fiction Editor of Titan Books in London, has concluded a world rights deal for three dark fantasy novels by British author Mark Morris with agent John Jarrold. The series is called Obsidian Heart, and the first volume is titled THE WOLVES OF LONDON, due for delivery in spring 2013. Alex Locke is a […]