GDR Comic History: ‚Mosaik’

The German comic book "Mosaik" was first published in December 1955. It is the longest-running European monthly comic book and the only one originating in Eastern Germany that is still in production. Mosaik also appeared in other countries and other languages such as an English edition whi...


Roco Vargas – He's Spanish!

"Roco Vargas" by Daniel Torres (*1958) is a 96-page-artbook filled with sketches and prints dedicated to the life of – you guessed right – Roco Vargas. As a formerly retired space pilot Roco explores many alleys: He is owner of a nightclub and writes science fiction. One might also describ...


Mind the Gap

Image Comics has announced a newcomer. Eisner Award-winning author Jim McCann's new series "Mind the Gap" is bound to arrive in comic book stores on May 2, 2012 featuring artwork by Rodin Esquejo and colours by Sonia Oback. Elle Peterssen, a young, wealthy, and beautiful woman becomes the...


Mouse Guard / Legendes of the Guard

David Petersen's mice are living secluded from the rest of a much too big and dangerous world. They can only leave their habitat under the protection of a "mouse guard". These special guards lead their fellow mice whenever they are bound to travel and adventure inevitably finds them. Due t...


Shaken, not stirred

Of course a cool guy such as "Bond – James Bond" is destined from the start to make an appearance not only on screen, but in the comic world as well. John McLusky created the 1958 newspaper strip "Casino Royale" for the London Daily Express based on Bond creator Ian Fleming's stories...


Buffy Season 9

Joss Whedon is taking Buffy back to basics. In a magic free world the Buffy universe pretty much becomes space-craft-steering-bug and witchcraft free. I'm relieved, though some of her friends don't really appreciate the sudden normal life Buffy has imposed on them with her latest lonesome...