Alongside my love of painting and gaming with superheroes, I am also a big fan of collecting, reading and reviewing comics. As a result for the past few years I have also been running a comic review blog where most days I post up an issue I've recently read which I think people may want to either buy or avoid.
I know that a few of you already regularly visit this site, and indeed have both commented upon "The Brown Bag" and purchased comics or trade paperbacks based upon my recommendations. But I thought for the next few weeks I'd use "Fantorical" as a platform to showcase some of the collections I've recently reviewed in order to see whether I can tempt some more visitors to share in my comic collecting interest.
These 'advertisements' will only be up for a few weeks before I start to weed them out and delete the postings here as I don't want to distract too much from "Fantorical" being a wargaming/painting blog. So if you want to comment here please be aware that your wise words will be gone in a few weeks time. Ideally though you'll see something you like on "The Brown Bag" and give me your opinion, good or bad, over there. Just click the series title you're interested in and it'll take you straight to Issue One, as well as all the other comics I've reviewed :-)
Featuring the return of Nightcrawler after his much-lamented death some years earlier, I've so far only reviewed the first five issues of this 2014 series. But more issues of this title will be posted over the coming months as I cover its entire run.
A Bronze Age of Comics classic, this eight-issue series covers the exploits of a Vietnam veteran and some plane passengers travelling through the Bermuda Triangle and crash-landing back into Prehistoric Times. Full of dinosaurs, aliens and robots, this is undoubtedly one of my favourite comic book titles from the Seventies.
Logan is dead and been replaced by his clone daughter X-23. This ongoing series depicts Laura's first solo adventures wearing Wolverine's famous yellow and blue spandex costume, and features the Angel as well as the Taskmaster and Doctor Strange. I'm hoping to cover the entirety of this series on a monthly basis as and when each issue is published.
One of "DC Comics" flagship titles in their "The New 52" universe, this superbly illustrated ongoing series initially depicts the Dark Knight's battle with the mysterious "Court Of Owls". Cracking adventure and excitement await in one of my all-time favourite Scott Snyder story-arcs for the Caped Crusader.