Author Archive: John Lees

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Review: Headspace #1

| March 7, 2014
Review: Headspace #1

Welcome to Carpenter Cove…

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Reviews – Land of the Rats: Gastrolithicus, Trip, Leftovers #4, Dober-Man, Poop Office #2

| February 13, 2014
Reviews – Land of the Rats: Gastrolithicus, Trip, Leftovers #4, Dober-Man, Poop Office #2

Giant monsters, drug trips, anxiety disorders, superheroes and… talking poop feature this week.

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Reviews: Lightweightz: The Anthology, Part Two, New-Gen: New Wave #4, Diskordia #1, Deathridge #1, Z-Girl and the 4 Tigers #4, Noctua #2

| February 6, 2014
Reviews: Lightweightz: The Anthology, Part Two, New-Gen: New Wave #4, Diskordia #1, Deathridge #1, Z-Girl and the 4 Tigers #4, Noctua #2

The COZ returns with a big bunch of reviews!

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Review: Strange Nation #4

| January 17, 2014
Review: Strange Nation #4

Paul Allor and Juan Romera team-up for a gem of a comic.

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Reviews: A Visitor’s Guide to Dempsey, Theodicy, Sticky, Zombolette’s Floppy, Life Through the Lens

| December 6, 2013
Reviews: A Visitor’s Guide to Dempsey, Theodicy, Sticky, Zombolette’s Floppy, Life Through the Lens

WARNING: Contains NSFW images of nipple-licking!

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Reviews: Meadowhell, Lil, Defects, Twelve Reasons to Die, SCAR Unit

| November 28, 2013
Reviews: Meadowhell, Lil, Defects, Twelve Reasons to Die, SCAR Unit

A selection of quick reviews from the backlog!

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Review: Prime-8s #1

| November 21, 2013
Review: Prime-8s #1

The writers behind HOAX HUNTERS reunite for a fun retro adventure…with MONKEYS!

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Review: D4VE #1

| November 14, 2013
Review: D4VE #1

A comic where robots show us a thing or two about being human.

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Review: Drumhellar #1

| November 7, 2013
Review: Drumhellar #1

Or, “Why Riley Rossmo Is Awesome.”

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Review: Five Ghosts #6

| October 31, 2013
Review: Five Ghosts #6

One of the year’s best comic debuts transitions from miniseries to ongoing!

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Review: Velvet #1

| October 26, 2013
Review: Velvet #1

Yet another cracking Image debut in a year that’s been chock-a-block full of them!

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Review: Zero #2

| October 17, 2013
Review: Zero #2

Ales Kot’s spy saga follows a stellar first issue with an even better second chapter.

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Review – Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray

| September 19, 2013
Review – Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray

In a vintage year for new creator-owned comics, this could be the best.

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Review: Knuckleheads #1-#3

| September 13, 2013
Review: Knuckleheads #1-#3

Another quality comic from MonkeyBrain!

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Review: NeverEnding #1

| August 29, 2013
Review: NeverEnding #1

Another exciting new release from Glasgow’s buzzing indie comics scene!

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Review: Rat Queens #1

| August 22, 2013
Review: Rat Queens #1

A sneak peek at an upcoming Image fantasy series.

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Review: Bandette #1-5

| August 8, 2013
Review: Bandette #1-5

An in-depth look at one of the best creator-owned comics of the past year.

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Review: Ark

| August 1, 2013
Review: Ark

A dose of slow-burn sci-fi in OGN form.

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Review: Theremin #1

| July 25, 2013
Review: Theremin #1

A thrilling time-travel extravaganza from MonkeyBrain Comics!

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Review: Ghosted #1

| July 12, 2013
Review: Ghosted #1

Image continues its vintage summer with another spectacular debut!

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Review: Sheltered #1

| July 4, 2013
Review: Sheltered #1

An advance review of what you should mark down as a must-have comic from next week.

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Review: The Amateur Astronomer’s Journal

| June 27, 2013
Review: The Amateur Astronomer’s Journal

Another quality comic from the creator of NINE LINES OF METRO and SEVEN DAYS IN BERLIN.

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Review: Liberator #1

| June 20, 2013
Review: Liberator #1

A flawed but interesting comic dedicated to a worthy cause.

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Review: Comeback

| June 13, 2013
Review: Comeback

One of last year’s standout creator-owned titles gets an overdue review!

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Review: Crimson Society #1

| June 7, 2013
Review: Crimson Society #1

Vampires, werewolves and cyborgs… oh my!

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Review: Sunsara #1

| May 30, 2013
Review: Sunsara #1

Today, a sad look at a comic that might have been.

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Review: Doc Unknown #1

| May 23, 2013
Review: Doc Unknown #1

A welcome return from Fabian Rangel Jr!

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Review: Sabotage! #1

| May 16, 2013
Review: Sabotage! #1

I can’t decide if I like this comic or hate it. Help me out, readers!

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Review: Skybreaker #1

| May 9, 2013
Review: Skybreaker #1

This Western is a puzzle box wrapped in an enigma.

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Review: The Manhattan Projects #11

| April 26, 2013
Review: The Manhattan Projects #11

The Eisner-nominated smash shows heart to match its brains.

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Review: Saga #12

| April 11, 2013
Review: Saga #12

The most talked-about comic of the week!

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Review: The Brothers James #1 and #2

| April 5, 2013
Review: The Brothers James #1 and #2

2 issues of gritty grindhouse fun!

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Review: Curse of the Thirteenth Baktun

| March 28, 2013
Review: Curse of the Thirteenth Baktun

A comic that’s a bit too small to make an impact.

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Review: Secrets & Shadows #1

| March 22, 2013
Review: Secrets & Shadows #1

Jon Parrish Day continues here at ComixTribe!

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Review: Drones #1

| March 14, 2013
Review: Drones #1

A confusing comic…. but in a good way?

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Review: Archeologists of Shadows, Volume 2 – Once a Nightmare

| March 1, 2013
Review: Archeologists of Shadows, Volume 2 – Once a Nightmare

The second instalment of the graphic novel series looks stunning, but suffers from decompressed narrative.

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Review: Broken #1

| February 21, 2013
Review: Broken #1

Mark Bertolini strikes again!

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Review: Ladies & Gentlemen #1

| February 7, 2013
Review: Ladies & Gentlemen #1

Appearances can be deceiving…

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Review: The Calamitous Black Devils #1

| January 31, 2013
Review: The Calamitous Black Devils #1

The trouble with flashbacks, and other problems!

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Review: Melodies of the Heart

| January 25, 2013
Review: Melodies of the Heart

A webcomic with pacing and consistency issues.

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