[Review] Velvet Issue 15

[Review] Velvet Issue 15

I have a bit of a problem with Velvet issue 15.

The issue came out a few weeks ago, and after reading it I was left with a distinct sour impression that bugged me. For weeks.

Not in an all-consuming way. Not obsessively. But every now and then, in the quiet times while on my tablet browsing for something to read and I flipped through my Comixology app, I’d be reminded of my grumbling disappointment in the issue and the way the latest Velvet storyline, The Man Who Stole the World, concluded.

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[Retro-Review] Albion (2005)

[Retro-Review] Albion (2005)

Writing a review of Albion, the six issue mini-series plotted by Alan Moore and being released by Wildstorm Comics, is rather frustrating. I added Albion to my “pull” list at my local comic shop (the wonderful folks at (the now sadly defunct) Humungo Comics) simply on the strength of Alan Moore’s name. Once I began to read it, I saw that he plotted the book, but the scripting chores were handled by Leah Moore and John Reppion. Though a little disappointed, I decided to give the book a chance. Again, I knew nothing about the book.

And after reading the first issue, I still felt very much in the dark.

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