On the 29th of April, Joe sat down in conversation with John Connolly at the launch of his latest Charlie Parker book, A Song of Shadows.

The awesome people at The Book Lounge have put up a podcast of the event on their website.

Click here to have a listen to the hour-long launch.

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review by Joe Vaz

 

In October of 2014, 2000 AD began reprinting the individual books of Morrison and Yeowell’s breakthrough superhero series, Zenith, about the vain, self-obsessed, egotistical pop singer “superbrat” whose only interests are girls, partying, and where he is in the music charts. Yet as the world’s only superhero, he doesn’t realise that he is at the centre of a dark conspiracy that could wipe out the entire universe.

Hardcover: 112 pages Published by 2000AD Available from: Amazon, 2000AD Online

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Don’t miss John Connolly’s launch for the new Charlie Parker thriller, a Song of Shadows, at The Book Lounge on 29th April.
John will be conversation with Joe.

review by Joe Vaz

Abi Godsell’s Idea War is magnificent.
I had the privilege of reading the first ten chapters of Abi Godsell’s sprawling Idea War series a few years ago, and it immediately grabbed my attention.
Idea War Vol One introduces us to a team of young rebels, fighting against an autocratic government that, in a not-too-distant future, has taken over the control of South Africa.
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by Joe Vaz

I arrived late at the game, only picking up The Colour of Magic in 1989, I think. It was soon followed by Light Fantastic and Equal Rites and so on and so forth. Over the last twenty six years a Discworld novel has been my companion across a myriad of significant memories. I remember reading Maskerade while rehearsing La Cage Aux Folles at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre, loving every second of being backstage in a massive theatre while reading about the backstage of a massive theatre in the Discworld.
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