Author Robert Mammone

Romantic. Raconteur. Kangaroo rustler. Sadly, Rob is none of these. Rob has been a follower of genre since at least the mid-1970s. Book collector, Doctor Who fan, semi-retired podcaster, comic book shop counter jockey, writer (once!) in Doctor Who Magazine and with pretensions to writing fantasy and horror, Rob is the sort of fellow you can happily embrace while wondering why you're doing it. More of his maudlin thoughts can be found at his ill-tended blog https://robertmammone.wordpress.com/

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Black Badge #1 Review

When Willy learns that there is one more Scout merit badge to earn, the mysterious Black Badge, he joins other Scouts Kenny, Cliff and Mitz on a trip to South Korea in hopes of earning it.  Join them as they venture rather further north than Willy ever dared imagine in Black Badge #1.

Dark Horse Comics Tomb Raider: Inferno #3 Review
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Tomb Raider: Inferno #3

We join Lara at a pivotal moment where she faces up to her own past and her personal demons even as she descends deeper and deeper into the Temple of Eden in Tomb Raider: Inferno #3 from Dark Horse Comics.

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The Seeds #1 Review

It’s all gone to hell and the only thing left to do is write up the report on the autopsy and get the heck out of there.  The Seeds places a critical lens over where America is today and what it sees isn’t pretty.  Join Astra and Lola, as they inhabit the corpse that used to be America in this opening issue of The Seeds.

Featured Stray Bullets: Sunshine and Roses #37 Review
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Stray Bullets: Sunshine and Roses #37 Review

The premiere noir comic book on the market continues as Beth and Orson race the clock and one very angry gangster to save Nina.  Join them as they race the desert highways of Arizona, stop off for a bit of lovin’, and barrel towards a devastating cliffhanger in Stray Bullets:  Sunshine and Roses #37.

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Hit-Girl #6 Review

Hit Girl #6 opens with our psychotic heroine caught by the foot in a bear trap, menaced by a bear, with the body of her latest victim lying nearby.  Find out how she escapes and the mayhem that then ensues in Hit Girl #6 from Image Comics.

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The Realm #8 Review

What if the apocalypse wasn’t caused by a virus or zombies or a shark tornado, but instead by the incursion of all the fantasy tropes you could ever imagine?  Join our heroes as their journey into the American heartland leads them into a dungeon complex with no seeming exit in The Realm #8 from Image Comics.

Featured Lowlifes #2 Review
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Lowlifes #2 Review

What price will LAPD cop Richard Grand pay to seek revenge for the rape of his wife?  Lowlifes #2 continues his journey into the heart of darkness from IDW Publishing.

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The Dead Hand #4 Review

Cold War dramas are hot again, in the well-received afterglow of The Americans.  The Dead Hand taps straight into the nostalgia of know who your enemies are as the residents of Mountain View begin to confront the grim truth of their town.  While the adults struggle to keep those secrets buried, it is their children who threaten to blow the lid.  Join Sheriff Carlson in this latest issue as the cold war begins to hot up once again…

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Haunted Horror #34 Review

Horror comics today are often a dour slog through blood and guts, with frequently unsympathetic ‘heroes’ occupying too much of your time.  Thankfully, the editors at Haunted Horror have returned with yet another fun issue that will have you laughing and crying, often at the same time, at the reprinted 50s stories contained inside.

Featured Thief of Thieves #38 Review
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Thief of Thieves #38 Review

What happens to the loved ones of the greatest thief in the world when he is finally captured and thrown into a Russian prison?  To what lengths will they go to rescue him, and what changes will the brutality of that prison create in Redmond, Thief of Thieves?

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The Cape: Fallen #1 Review

During the carnage that was The Cape one shot, lead character Eric vanished for three days.  What did he do during that period?  Who did he meet and what was their grisly fates?  Join writer Jason Ciaramella as he returns to chronicle those 72 hours of utter horror in The Cape: Fallen #1 from IDW Publishing.

Dark Horse Comics Bedtime Games #1
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Bedtime Games #1 Review

At the end of a long hot summer, three high school friends, on the cusp of college, venture into the barred tunnel leading to their old high school.  Not only will old horrors be uncovered, but the disturbing backstory of each of these friends will come to the fore, in Bedtime Games #1.

Image Comics Stray Bullets #36 Review
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Stray Bullets: Sunshine and Roses #36 Review

The return of Stray Bullets after a decade-long hiatus must be greeted with rapturous joy.  In this new story arc, written and illustrated by David Lapham, we are drawn into a grim, noirish world of gangsters led by the psychotic Scottie, a mother desperate to save herself and her son, and a heroic modern-day samurai named Love Yourself.