Not all heroes wear a cape

Comics have never been more mainstream, but right now some of the best out there are aimed at adults and have nothing to do with superheroes. As Comic Con returns to Dubai we pick out some that are worth tracking down Just as television is now enjoying a golden period for drama, so are non-superhero…

The strange case of Nic Cage’s Action Comics No1

The latest Superman reboot will once again re-tell the origins of the Man of Steel, just as the 1978 Richard Donner film did and the Smallville TV series did, and the comics did and so on. As a story, it’s nothing new. Superman’s backstory was first described in 1938, in Action Comics No.1, and not…

Fight Club 2

Chuck Palahniuk’s sequel to his 1996 classic is out this month in the form of a graphic novel. The Fight Club 2 miniseries, featuring artwork by Cameron Stewart, is set 10 years after Project Mayhem, the point where the original book, and also the film, ended. “The protagonist”, as he is always referred to in…