Simon Bowland


Lonely Receiver #1 Review: Tragedy Horror and Identity

Lonely Receiver #1 Review: Tragedy, Horror, and Identity

Letterer Simon Bowland, who chooses a color palette for his captions to match Jen's stylized colors, excels here as well.Bleeding Cool readers can look forward to conversations with Zac Thompson after every issue of Aftershock's Lonely Receiver. Lonely Receiver #1, Aftershock's latest series from writer Zac Thompson and artist Jen Hickman, is a break-up turned into a sci-fi horror story[...]

The Dreaming #1 Advance Review: Ambitious but It Doesnt Draw You In

The Dreaming #1 Advance Review: Ambitious, but It Doesn't Draw You In

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Dreaming is fractured and broken, and the Sandman is still missing. Lucien and Matthew are doing what they can to handle the crisis, but faceless figures are spilling into the realm. A demon lord watches just from beyond the barrier to the Dreaming, ready to strike. Dora the Monstress is playing at […]

Shadowman #6 Review: Prehistory of the Shadowman

Shadowman #6 Review: Prehistory of the Shadowman

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Alyssa enlists the help of Doctor Mirage in discovering what happened to Jack Boniface, while the Shadowman himself travels further back in time to Africa in 40,000 BC. He enters the body of an ancient hunter, and Jack watches this hunter and his band return home to their village and find it destroyed […]

Shadowman #5 [Late] Review: Fighting for Freedom and Love

Shadowman #5 [Late] Review: Fighting for Freedom and Love

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Shadowman continues his journey through the Boniface family history, this time landing in the body of the first Shadowman, Marius Boniface. Marius lived in the late 19th Century. We join him when a hunting party arrives on his property looking for a worker who ran from their mining operation. Marius denies knowing where […]

Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 Review: Back to Cimmeria for the Final Battle

Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 Review: Back to Cimmeria for the Final Battle

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The gorillas look after Tarzan's grandson while, in Cimmeria, Eson Duul and his people take Tarzan's daughter-in-law into the city of K'Hal. Elsewhere in K'Hal, Tarzan and Red Sonja seek out the Traveler, the woman who gave Sonja her sword. When they find the Traveler, they are more troubled than relieved. Soon, the […]

Cold Spots #1 Review: Cool Premise Spoiled by an Unlikable Protagonist

Cold Spots #1 Review: Cool Premise Spoiled by an Unlikable Protagonist

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] An old man suddenly begins to feel extremely cold, and he finds his wife who is watching their deceased children playing in the yard. Elsewhere, a hired investigator named Kerr is let into a mansion. The owner of the property, named Arthur, and Kerr have a history. There is no love lost between […]

Brothers Dracul #1 Review: The Good Version of Dracula Untold

Brothers Dracul #1 Review: The Good Version of 'Dracula Untold'?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Brothers Vlad and Radu are the sons of Vladimir Dracul, the ruler of Transylvania during the Ottoman invasion in the 1400's. Vlad Dracul surrenders to the Ottoman sultan, and the sultan asks for Vlad's sons. Radu tries to make the most of the situation, but young Vlad sees it only as imprisonment. Worse […]

Bloodshot Salvation #3 Review: An Action-Drama With Heart And Power

Bloodshot Salvation #3 Review: An Action-Drama With Heart And Power

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Bloodshot Salvation #3 from Valiant by Jeff Lemire, Lewis LaRosa, Mico Suayan, Diego Rodriguez, Brian Reber and Simon Bowland continues the story of Bloodshot and his family as things fall apart.[caption id="attachment_743882" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Bloodshot Salvation #3 cover by Kenneth Rocafort[/caption]Bloodshot's partner, Magic, and their daughter Jessie have been on the run ever since[...]



Preview 8 Pages Of Dredd: Uprise Arriving This Week Continuing From Dredd: Underbelly

Preview 8 Pages Of Dredd: Uprise Arriving This Week Continuing From Dredd: Underbelly

This week on Wednesday, October 29th, Rebellion are releasing a 32-page movie sequel comic book, DREDD: Uprise, one of a two-part mini-series by Arthur Wyatt, Paul Davidson, Chris Blythe, and Simon Bowland, with cover by Ben Willsher.Since its predecessor, DREDD: Underbelly sold out twice (and is getting a variant reprint this week also with a[...]

Process Art For Captain Victory #3 By Nathan Fox

Process Art For Captain Victory #3 By Nathan Fox

Here is some process art for Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers #3 out Wednesday. Pencils and inks are by Nathan Fox, colors are by Brad Simpson and letters are by Simon Bowland. And of course the comic is based on characters by Jack Kirby with a script by Joe Casey.For more on Captain Victory and the Galactic[...]

Alan Moore Is Creating An Open Access Comics App With Titles From Peter Hogan Garth Ennis Leah Moore And John Reppion (UPDATE)

Alan Moore Is Creating An Open Access Comics App With Titles From Peter Hogan, Garth Ennis, Leah Moore, And John Reppion (UPDATE)

What will this "technical toolkit" feature and what will these cutting-edge digital comics look like? The anticipation begins. UPDATE:The Electricomics website "about us" section also added more information today regarding the origin of the idea for the project and the creators who will be working on the platform, adding Nicola Scott, Jose Villarrubia, Colleen Doran, Paul[...]

Why You Shouldnt Just Read Numbercruncher You Should Read It All At Once

Why You Shouldn't Just Read Numbercruncher, You Should Read It All At Once

Written by Simon Spurrier, with artwork by PJ Holden, colors by Jordie Bellaire, and letters by Simon Bowland, the first thing you’ll notice about the comic is how compressed it is, something that’s becoming unusual these days At a guess, it’s likely that this kind of densely crafted storytelling relates to its short-form serial origin[...]

The Last 2000AD Of 2013

The Last 2000AD Of 2013

Top marks to Simon Bowland for great lettering too, especially on the sound effects.4.Robot RemembrancePat Mills! Clint Langley! Annie Parkhouse! Horrible mechanical violence! The ABC Warriors are back in Return to Mars This is a smartly done, small scale piece that emphasizes both the absurdity and brutality of the ABCs The piece is essentially a[...]