Tag: Comic Review

DUNE GRAPHIC NOVEL (REVIEW)DUNE GRAPHIC NOVEL (REVIEW)

Dune Graphic Novel cover by Bill Sienkiewicz

This Dune Graphic Novel is a godsend. It’s no secret to visitors to Power of Pop that I love comic books. So a chance to read one of my favourite scifi novels in comic book form was, like I said, a godsend. In addition, the Dune Graphic Novel is of critical interest while we wait for the Denis Villeneuve film adaptation coming only in 2022.

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JUPITER’S LEGACY GIANT-SIZED EDITION #1 (REVIEW)JUPITER’S LEGACY GIANT-SIZED EDITION #1 (REVIEW)

Jupiter's Legacy Giant-Sized Edition #1

JUPITER’S LEGACY GIANT-SIZED EDITION #1

Most PoP visitors will be aware of my ambivalence towards contemporary superhero comics. But every now and then, a series will appear that promises an intriguing take on the much maligned ‘genre’. Writer Mark Millar is a fairly big shot in the world of superhero comics and the Scot is best known for his work in The Authority and The Ultimates (not to mention Kick-Ass). Artist Frank Quitely has made his name working mainly with Grant Morrison on well-received titles like The New X-Men, All-Star Superman and We3. Last time these well-regarded creators worked together was on the aforementioned The Authority but this time, this creator-owned property gives them both a chance to let loose on the superhero mythos to fairly good effect.

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