September 2018 saw the release of DC Comics’ Absolute edition of Batman: The Killing Joke. This new collection celebrates the 30th anniversary of writer Alan Moore and artist Brian Bolland’s seminal Batman and Joker story, originally published in 1988. For this review I’m not going to look at the story, but rather at the Absolute edition itself in order to discover if this new prestige format re-release is worth a double — or even triple — dip. I’m also going to take a quick look at the history of DC’s Absolute range of reprints. Continue reading REVIEWED: Absolute Batman: The Killing Joke
The Brothers Hildebrandt Collector Cards was a set of trading cards released by Comic Images in 1994 and featured the work of celebrated fantasy artists Greg and Tim Hildebrandt. Here is the fifth batch of cards from the collection — #61-75.
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With Halloween fast approaching it seems only appropriate to take a closer look at one of Kidrobot’s newest — and certainly biggest — oversized vinyl toys. Fresh from hell comes Homer Simpsons’ nemesis, Devil Flanders! Continue reading Reviewed: Devil Flanders by Kidrobot (2017)
Released by Comic Images in 1994 The Brothers Hildebrandt Collector Cards was a set of trading cards that featured the work of celebrated fantasy artists Greg and Tim Hildebrandt. Here are cards #46-60 from the collection.
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A few months ago Moe Szyslak, the grumpy, doleful — and occasionally suicidal — owner of Homer Simpson’s favourite watering hole, Moe’s Tavern, received the coveted Kidrobot oversized toy treatment. Finally, something even he can be happy about. Continue reading Reviewed: Flaming Moe’s by Kidrobot (2018)
The Brothers Hildebrandt Collector Cards was a set of 90 trading cards released by Comic Images in 1994 featuring the work of renowned fantasy illustrators Greg and Tim Hildebrandt. Here are cards #31-45 from the collection.
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Here at ‘Tain’t the Meat… It’s the Humanity!, our mission statement has always been to uncover lost or forgotten pop culture curiosities from the worlds of comics and film. This week we’ve unearthed a little gem from the late 1970s that scratches both of those itches at once — a newspaper comic strip adaptation of Disney’s The Black Hole, drawn by legendary comic book artist Jack (King!) Kirby.