The lad culture, with its foul language, drunken behaviour, and occasional sexism and racism, is amped up by the foreign setting.
Now the moms are back, middle aged, and they talk about their children moving out of their houses in Mom’s the Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty.
Everyone should experience a good origin story when they first start reading comics, and this is one of the best that’s come out recently.
“They just go for it, you ask what colour and they pick the brightest colour, and they just really go.”
The album is symbolic and blunt, emotional and numbing; it is a contradiction of itself, yet the songs work together harmoniously.
The plot is a bit like Charmed meets Nancy Drew, as there are magical and occult events occurring and it is the job of Antimony and her friend Kat to figure it all out.
Once the first couple of turns were completed, everything ran very well, and the final scores were closer than I had anticipated.
Even though the Music Technology Diploma is new, this year’s crop of graduates seems already jam-packed with musicality and professionalism.
Guillotine mitigates its morbid themes though humour. Illustrations are very approachable and funny and the actions cards tell a story of the ill-fated proletarians trying desperately to delay or avoid their fate.