Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Major Zombie Love & Loss reviewed on CBR

Lefty's Major Zombie: Love & Loss graphic novel is reviewed in the 20 Feb installment of CBR (Comic Book Resources) Comics Should Be Good column. Major Zombie: Love & Loss was launch during the last STGCC and it is currently still available at G&B Comics (Block 1 Rochor Center, tel: 6837 2280), Prologue @Ion and all Kinokuniya outlets.

Here is part of the review by Brian Cronin:

Every day this month I’ll be reviewing a different independent comic book, based on submissions from the creators of the comic books themselves.

The month continues with Major Zombie: Love and Loss, by Lefty and Tan Eng Huat, a real treat of a comic…

Gilamon Comics is a Malaysian independent comic book company founded by a trio of comic book artists: Lefty, Michael Chuah, and Chi Sau Lim. Recently, Tan Eng Huat (who has done a number of projects for Marvel and DC, including the very recent Thor: First Thunder series) has begun to work with them, as well. Tan Eng Huat draws the first of two stories in this magazine-sized, full-color magazine, while Lefty writes both stories and draws the second.

The gist of Major Zombie is as follows – a Superman analogue, Supreme-Man, gets turned into a zombie saving a young female adventurer. He has lost much of his original power, but he is still pretty darn powerful, and continues as a superhero known as Major Zombie, along with the female adventurer, Kaktus, as his sidekick (as obviously she feels indebted to him).

What’s interesting about this series is that Lefty, on his own, is a talented comic book artist. Here are a couple of his pages… (read the rest of the article here)

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