Damsels Issue 1 Review – Leah Moore, John Reppion, Aneke, Ivan Nunes, Simon Bowland – spoiler light

Damsels CoverDamsels
Published by Dynamite

Leah Moore & John Reppion
Ivan Nunes
Simon Bowland

1st Issue available FREE on Comixology

Leah Moore and John Reppion are partners in writing and also in life. They often collaborate on stories sharing duties of research and story development, including Leah’s unforgettable thumbnail sketches.

Damsels was originally published in September 2012 and ran for 13 issues, collections are available.

The story starts with Rapa, an ordinary young woman, walking through the city of Caumont. She is dazed and confused and through a sequence of mistreatment from strangers, which she cannot comprehend, she finds herself running from the Queen’s Guards while being rescued by a stranger.

A mix of medieval mayhem with more than a dash of folklore and fairy-tale. Continue reading

Daemonium – available on Netflix (spoiler light)

A film in Spanish
Subtitles in Arabic, English, French and Polish. Closed Caption in Spanish.
1h 55mins
Available on Netflix.

Dany Casco
Walter Cornás
Caro Angus

Directed by Pablo Perés

This is a film made in Argentina. Filmed in Spanish it is presented on Netflix with subtitles in a range of languages.

Daemonium is a film set in an alternate world where magic is real and seeps in from ‘elsewhere’.

The story follows three major characters. Razor, a mercenary trying to better his life for himself and his family. Fulcanelli, a wily magician with a handy pack of cards. Rebecca, a mysterious young woman with several identical ‘siblings’…

I came across Daemonium in 2013. At that point it was a two part series on YouTube. Each part was free standing and could be watched in isolation.

My introduction was via Jared Butler who runs Wasteland Weekend, a Post Apocalyptic themed film festival in California. Jared voiced Judge Dredd in the Fan Film Judge Minty and recommended Daemonium to me. Continue reading

Rebellion to Reprint stories from Misty

Misty 1Misty
Published by Rebellion with the co-operation of Egmont

September 2016

Pat Mills, Malcolm Shaw

John Armstrong, Brian Delaney

Misty was originally published between
4th February 1978 and 12th January 1980

Created by Pat Mills for IPC after his success in setting up 2000AD Misty was aimed at girls aged around 12 years.

2000AD was aimed at boys but comics at that time in the UK sold better to girls than boys. So it was an obvious step for the cmpany to take. Girls were not thought to be interested in Sci-Fi at the time so the focus for Misty was Magic and Horror.

Though full details are yet to be revealed this is billed as the first volume of Misty material.

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