“Lived and died
“And struggled and lost
“And the end was unceremonious.”
– Perfect cadence in Mike Medaglia’s Last Days Of Nobodies (Signed & Sketched In)
Expecting To Fly #1 of 2 (£3-00, Scary Go Round Comics) by John Allison.
“I reckon computer game realism has reached its peak.”
He’s playing Doom!
But didn’t we all think that when first immersed in the video game Doom? Racing down that first, three-dimensional tunnel alone blew my newbie little mind. Then eventually oh my god it was green and red and terrifying!
Set inextricably in Britain 1996 when copper-wire theft was a thing and some VHS video machines ran on short and long play (compatibility alert!) this is John Allison’s best book yet. And that’s saying something given how much I adored the revised-for-print edition of Read more