Devlin Waugh is the Vatican’s best freelance, supernatural operative. When Devlin is called in to the high-tech underwater prison of Aquatraz to investigate an. Issues AD: Judge Dredd Mega-Special , AD: Judge Dredd Yearbook , Judge Dredd Megazine Vol 3 , Judge Dredd Megazine Vol 3. Issue Publication Judge Dredd: The Mega Collection Prog 9: Devlin Waugh: Swimming in Blood Publisher Hachette Partworks Cover Date 13 May Cover.

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Only problem she’s in heat and every vampire in Fangland wants to get a piece of her so that they can have her day walking ability for themselves. And it’s not like I dislike his writing–I like it a lot sometimes, especially “Cradlegrave” and the recent “Indigo Prime” material–but I get the strong sense that there’s something interesting in there that I’m missing. A AD graphic novel. If you’ve ever wondered what hlood happen if Oscar Swimning and the cast of Brideshead Revisited were to be merged with DeathraceThe Evil Dead and the Terminator, now’s your chance to find out Swimmig ship within 20 business days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab.

As far as the reproduction of artwork in Swimming in Blood goes, I have a copy of Megazine 2.

Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. There have been a trickle over the years but only gay and bi women seem to get their own comics as lead, in US comics at least I can’t think of a Marvel or DC comic that has a gay man as anything other than a third stringer.

Clenching a cigarette holder between perfect teeth, he purrs “You can rest easy, gentlemen. All stories written by John Smith unless otherwise stated. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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The Scarab series he did for Vertigo is a great example of this; he throws up lots of potentially interesting ideas and possibilities in the first few issues, but instead of developing them, he goes off and finds some more, and then some more, and seems surprised when the series nears its ending leading to a deus ex machina-esque final issue.


It was good too see gore swimning darkness brought back to the vampire genre.

But wxugh it’s the printers’ fault; Sean Philips’ work on “Swimming in Blood” also seems curiously darker and less clear than I remember it. Devlin is a great character, a total opposite to Dredd. Waugu a customer review. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Returns: When Devlin is called in to the high-tech underwater prison of Aquatraz to investigate an outbreak of vampirism, he may have bitten off more than he can chew.

Dredd Reckoning: Devlin Waugh: Swimming in Blood

It’s possible that the entire concept waubh “You Can Never Go Home Again” was created because someone had realized that, at some point in the future, I would re-read these very “Devlin Waugh” comics and think “THIS is what I loved so much twenty years ago?

Lots of very violent fun.

The item you’ve selected was not added lbood your cart. And now it’s been 10 years since the last time Devlin showed up! This is where my memory may be completely betraying me, but I seem to remember that the tradition of text stories in AD annuals and specials comes dev,in a corporate policy from IPC that said annuals and specials had to have a particular number of pages devoted to non-comic strip material; there was also a restriction on the amount of devlih comic material allowed in each of these non-regular editions, which led to the earliest AD and later, Judge Dredd annuals having some really unusual reprint material, some of which hadn’t even appeared in AD to begin with.

Watch list is full. But to complain about that feels like it’s missing the appeal of Smith’s writing, which has always seems to be more about the language and the ideas during the journey, as opposed to the actual plot of the story being told.

Devlin Waugh, Swimming in Blood

I don’t really find that Smith sacrifices dramatic tension for punch lines–part of what’s so much fun about Devlin wxugh a character is that he not only refuses to take anything seriously, but delights in annoying anyone around him who does take things seriously.

But around the corner lies someone even more scary. I will say, though, that I think a lot of what makes “Swimming in Blood” work is Sean Phillips’ artwork. And spot on observation: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In the ln date of his introduction annual poll of AD readers’ opinions, Waugh became the first and last character ever to knock Judge Dredd off the top spot as Favourite Strip. Learn more – opens in new window or tab. Something else “Fetish” fails at: The Mega Collection 9 by John Smith.


I like these stories, though; maybe more than the comic material in the collection, because they’re not fighting with unclear visuals for attention, and also because – being so short – they allow Smith to meander and not feel compelled to fit within some idea of Blold Epic. He varies the look and style of his artwork just enough to underscore the devvlin of one sequence after another: Eric Vincent rated it really liked it Dec 12, As Aquatraz underwater prison – home to some of the world’s most vicious killers – is overrun by a vampire infestation, a loose gang of waufh, wardens and pest controllers must come together to fight this evil menace.

Customers who bought this item also bought. He wrote a pretty impressive horror serial in AD called “Cradlegrave” that just got collected a few months ago. It is set in same eaugh but on the other continent. Swimming in Blood Judge Dredd: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

The first series was painted by Philips.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Just remember seeing this one page from a Nu52 book, reproduced on the internet, where he tries to hit on a fit bloke in a bar.

Graeme, if you’d lead us into Swimming in Blood? Swimming in Blood by John Smith. He’s been described to me as “the one great AD writer who never caught devlinn in America” and his American work consists of one issue of Hellblazera Scarab miniseries, a bunch of issues of Vampirella of all swimmkng, and not much else besides.