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Daredevil: Father by Joe Quesada (graphic novel review)

February 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Daredevil: Father by Joe Quesada (graphic novel review)

While wandering around my local town centre in December looking for Christmas presents, I happened to find a comicshop. As a treat for myself I bought a paperback edition of the graphic novel ‘Daredevil: Father’ for £14.99. It has been almost four years since I last reviewed a graphic novel and I could kick myself […]

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Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad edited by George RR Martin (book review).

February 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad edited by George RR Martin (book review).

After the events of the third ‘Wild Cards’ book, ‘Jokers Wild’, a delegation of Aces and Jokers, led by Senator Gregg Hartmann and Dr. Tachyon are on a United Nations goodwill tour of the world in the fourth book, ‘Aces Abroad’. An undercurrent of this is to purposely quieten New York for a few months […]

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Incredibles 2 (new trailer).

February 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Incredibles 2 (new trailer).

A rather long awaited sequel to the original animated superhero family adventure from Pixar, in the form of the Incredibles 2 movie. In Incredibles 2, Helen (Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet […]

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Doctor Who: Earthshock by Eric Saward (TV story review).

February 14, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Earthshock by Eric Saward (TV story review).

It is the year 2526 on Earth and a military team is in underground caves looking for a missing archaeological team and slowly finding their own team is slowly facing the same fate. Meanwhile, on the TARDIS, Adric (actor Matthew Waterhouse) has told the Doctor (actor Peter Davison) he wants to return home. Thing is, […]

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Draw #34 winter 2018 (magazine review).

February 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Draw #34 winter 2018 (magazine review).

The opening of Draw # 34 has a massive 32 page interview with artist Greg Hildebrandt where he explains how he and his twin brother, Tim, did various creative pursuits before falling into illustration. Doing the poster for 1976 ‘Star Wars’ film at short notice and time sort of cemented themselves into the industry. Mike […]

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Venom movie (first trailer).

February 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Venom movie (first trailer).

Tom Hardy is the unlucky recipient of some evil black sludge straight out of the X-Files – okay, they probably got inspired by Marvel’s Venom super-creature in the first place. Or did they? Lots of wriggling around on surgical tables after making the mistake of visiting a crashed UFO without a hazmat suit. But will […]

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Olive Hawthorne And The Demons Of Devil’s End by Jan Edwards, Sam Stone, Suzanne Barberi, Debbie Bennett, David J Howe and Raven Dane (book review).

February 8, 2018 | By | Reply More
Olive Hawthorne And The Demons Of Devil’s End by Jan Edwards, Sam Stone, Suzanne Barberi, Debbie Bennett, David J Howe and Raven Dane (book review).

‘Olive Hawthorne And The Daemons Of Devil’s End’ is a short collection of stories extrapolated and based on a Third Doctor Story, ‘The Daemons’. The local wisewoman, Olive Hawthorne, has had a colourful life and these stories commence at an early age taking us through to a time when she hopes to pass on the […]

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Jessica Jones season II (trailer).

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jessica Jones season II (trailer).

Jessica Jones is back on the gum-shoe trail in NY, this time trying to hunt down the deadly secrets behind her own origins story. Who would want to kidnap and experiment on a young survivor of a car crash? I’m guessing it’s the Hand – they’ve got form for this kind of do-do. Has anyone […]

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Deadpool fights Cable (trailer): now, that’s just lazy writing.

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Deadpool fights Cable (trailer): now, that’s just lazy writing.

In case you’ve missed it with all this hippie love-in stuff for the new Black Panther movie, there’s another Deadpool movie on the way. Just to prove it, you stinking little toad, here’s the trailer for Deadpool meeting Cable (actor Josh Brolin, Bro). 

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Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley (CD story review)

February 7, 2018 | By | Reply More
Torchwood – Aliens Among Us: part 2 by Christopher Cooper, Mac Rogers, Janine H Jones and Tim Foley   (CD story review)

Who doesn’t love a serial? The essence of this new ‘Torchwood’ is to provide us with a regular dose of adventures with underlying continuing themes and a sufficient quantity of cliff-hanging moments. There are four one hour episodes in this series with the promise of the final four shortly. These are standalone episodes but follow […]

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