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/

Review The Butcher of Paris #1 7.7
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The Butcher of Paris #1 Review

All is dark in the City of Lights.  In 1944, Paris groans under German occupation.  Residents, especially French Jews, live in fear of a knock on the door in the dead of night.  But it isn’t only the Nazi occupiers the citizens have grown to fear.  For while the jackboots of Nazism stride the streets of Paris during the day, at night, a lone fiend has been killing and killing and killing.  Who is he and will he be caught?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of The Butcher of Paris #1 from Dark Horse Comics.

Review Dead Eyes #3 Review 7.7
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Dead Eyes #3 Review

Dobbs is able to pay for his wife’s ongoing medical bills with the proceeds of his first bank job since putting on the Dead Eyes mask for the first time in twenty years.  But trouble is piling up, as Wheels, his driver from the previous issue, is in hospital.  And the Mafia have come visiting.  Will they bring roses or a horse’s head?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review for Dead Eyes #3 from Image Comics.

Review Criminal #10 Review 10.0
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Criminal #10 Review

Events, and characters, begin to coalesce as Criminal #10 sets the stage for the robbery next issue.  Private Eye Dan Farraday’s obsession with Jane has led him down a dark path of drink and poor choices.  Ricky, after killing a security guard, spends his time brooding over his absent brother, Tracy.  Jane, meanwhile, nurses her plan for riches and a chance to escape the life, and lies, she leads.  And as for Teeg, well, he’s boozing and beating up on Ricky.  Where do all these characters find themselves by issues’ end?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of Criminal #10 from Image Comics.

Review Killadelphia #1 Revie 9.0
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Killadelphia #1 Review

Tracking a criminal called Seesaw to a tenement in Philadelphia leads Detective James Sangster  into an ambush and his murder.  His son, James Jr, wants nothing to do with his father but has to deal with aftermath of his death.  He finds his father kept a journal containing a bizarre theory that the city of Philadelphia is plagued by vampires, led by none other than the second President of the United States.  Will James Jr accept the unacceptable and complete his father’s mission?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of Killadelphia #1 from Image Comics.

Review Farmhand #11 Review 8.0
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Farmhand #11 Review

Jedidiah’s stem cell technique has succeeded beyond his wildest dreams, but as a cost.  As the toll of those infected by plant matter grows, he searches for Auntie Janice, a seer, for her guidance.  What he finds instead is a nightmare that threatens to not only consume all his has built, but the human race as well.  Can Jedidiah find a cure for what he has created?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of Farmhand #11 from Image Comics.

Review Ice Cream Man #16 Review 10.0
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Ice Cream Man #16 Review

Mitch is a single Dad raising his daughter in an unsettling, dangerous world.  He’s doing his best, but is it enough.  When he starts reading his daughter’s journal, he realises just how fast Jen is growing up.  Can he find a way to connect with her in a way that protects her and gives her agency?  Should he?  Find out in your Major Spoilers review of Ice Cream Man #16 from Image Comics!

Review Moonshine #13 Review 9.3
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Moonshine #13 Review

Cursed by the bite of a werewolf, gangster Lou Pirlo is anxious to find a cure.  Fortunately, his girlfriend, Delia, is a certified witch – as are her sisters.  But everything has a price, so Lou does what he does best – earning cash any which way.  Can Lou rustle up the dough without getting into more trouble?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of Moonshine #13 from Image Comics.

Review Family Tree #1 Review 7.3
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Family Tree #1 Review

On one day in March 1997, the world came to an end.  Not with a bang, though there was later plenty of noise.  But with a whimper.  When cashier Loretta discovers her daughter Meg has developed a strange and troubling rash, she puts it to one side to deal with her son Josh’s issues at school.  Only when Meg’s rash develops into something far, far worse, does Lorretta feel her world begin to turn upside down.  As the world around them begins to fall apart, can Loretta save herself and her family from what comes next?  Find out in your Major Spoilers review of Family Tree #1 from Image Comics.

Review Berserker Unbound #4 Review 9.3
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Berserker Unbound #4 Review

It’s clobberin’ time as the Mongrel King finally comes face to face with the sorcerer and his men who killed his family and cruelly dominated his people.  An ambush in the woods goes south in bloody fashion.  Who will survive and how many limbs will remain attached?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of Berserker Unbound #7 from Dark Horse Comics.

Review Dead Eyes #2 Review 8.0
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Dead Eyes #2 Review

With his wife back in hospital and being presented a five figure medical bill, the former bank robber  known as Dead Eyes (Martin Dobbs) faces a dilemma – go back on his promise to his ailing wife to give up his life of crime, or get back at the elites and their toadies by milking them for as much as they can provide.  Will he succeed without getting a bullet for his efforts?  Find out in your Major Spoilers review of Dead Eyes #2 from Image Comics!

Featured Witchblade #16 Review 8.0
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Witchblade #16 Review

Suffering from a fundamental lack of confidence after relentless demonic attacks and in the face of an impending Apocalypse, can Alex, the Witchblade hold it together long enough to avert disaster and reclaim Johnny?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of Witchblade #16 from Top Cow.

Review SFSX #2 Review 8.0
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SFSX #2 Review

In an American where all sex acts have to be sanctioned by the government, an enclave of freedom and sexual liberation exists in a secret club called the Dirty Mind.  With her husband a prisoner of the government re-education facility, the Pleasure Center, former pornographer Avory seeks help from her erstwhile comrades.  Can she liberate George and the rest of America?  Find out in our Major Spoilers review of SFSX #2 from Image Comics.

Review RED SONJA AND VAMPIRELLA MEET BETTY AND VERONICA #6 Review 6.7
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Red Sonja And Vampirella Meet Betty And Veronica #6 Review

The Drakulonians rule Riverdale, but Red Sonja and Vampirella and Betty and Veronica will soon see to that!  Can our intrepid and incredibly diverse heroines lift the foul taint of the Vampiri from Riverdale High?  Find out in your Major Spoilers review of Red Sonja and Vampirella Meet Betty and Veronica #6 from Dynamite Entertainment.

Review Criminal #9 Review 9.3
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Criminal #9 Review

Leo is ice while his best friend Ricky Lawless is fire-and as we soon discover, control and unpredictability together are a dangerous pairing.  So, when Leo plans a heist of a local arcade Ricky tags along, but of course when there’s a lawless involved trouble soon follows.  What happens when Ricky and Leo take down the arcade?  Find out in a new Major Spoilers review!

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