In this SciFi/Fantasy comedy the father of our lackadaisical hero, Ali, owns a corner-shop in Bradford. One day some shelves collapse on Ali’s hard-working brother Omar and a huge hole appears… The hole imprisons something very nasty indeed that inevitably escapes and leads to all kinds of apocalyptic chaos. There’s a bit of everything here: Bollywood, some fast-and-loose culture-jammed mythology, wrapped up in non-stop comedy. I thought it mostly very funny and I laughed aloud a few times. Morrison’s dialogue is sharp, Bond’s drawing is bold and Miller’s colour is intense; the art jumps right off the page. Worth a quick read and… brown people in comic books, yay!
Oh, and about the title, ‘Vimanas’ are basically flying chariots from Hindu mythology. I actually have one and I’m going for a quick scoot on it later. No, really.