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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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ComiXology opens doors to creator-created comics.

March 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
ComiXology opens doors to creator-created comics.

Independent comic-book and graphic novel creators will be glad to hear of a new KDP-like scheme for comicbooks called ComiXology Submit, from digital comics firm ComiXology. Like Amazon KDP, it allows self-pubbers to upload their comic book and graphic novels where ComiXology will make titles available on their iTunes iPad app, iPhone, Android, Kindle Fire […]

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Doctor Who, the retro 16-bit computer game that never existed.

March 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who, the retro 16-bit computer game that never existed.

Doctor Octoroc, a Philadelphia-based artist and classic video game enthusiast, has just created an excellent advert for a fake Doctor Who 16-Bit game. Now, if only they had that when I was playing on my ZX Spectrum, everything could have been so much different!

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Forget the Oscars, I want to win a C3POscar!

March 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Forget the Oscars, I want to win a C3POscar!

LucasFilm has a fine way of rewarding employees who reach the 20-years’ service mark of their careers down in the StarWars Mines… meet the C3POscar! Nice one, George. This is Paul Matwiy’s award (taken by fellow staffer Brad Bird via Twitter).

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Lost Planet 3… will be found this June!

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Lost Planet 3… will be found this June!

If you’re a fame of Capcom’s Lost Planet series of games, you’ll be happy to hear that Lost Planet 3 will be coming your way on June 25th 2013 on most decent gaming platforms… aka the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Don’t believe us? Damn you then, watch this trailer!

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The Hunger Games Catching Fire… cornucopia (of new posters).

March 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Hunger Games Catching Fire… cornucopia (of new posters).

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire movie has a cornucopia – no, not lots of cool survival tools over which you’ll need to murder your fellow contestants for, but a load of new posters from the upcoming film. Much like the book, the second movie begins as Katniss Everdeen has returned home safe after winning the […]

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Carrie Fisher back as Princess Leia, for sure.

March 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Carrie Fisher back as Princess Leia, for sure.

Palm Beach Illustrated is a glossy magazine created in 1952 which looks at “high fashion, fine dining, the social scene, exquisite interiors, culture and the arts.” It’s an unusual venue for actress Carrie Fisher to confirm she is definitely coming back as Princess Leia in the new Disney-fied Star Wars films. But it is so! […]

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Iron Man 3… why can’t Tony Stark sleep?

March 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Iron Man 3… why can’t Tony Stark sleep?

Here’s another great looking new trailer for the Iron Man 3 film and it poses the question, why can’t Tony Stark sleep? Keep your answers clean, now!

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Doctor Who… chill like an Ice Warrior.

March 5, 2013 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who… chill like an Ice Warrior.

What’s cold, evil and comes from ancient Mars? Well, if you’re a Dr Who fan, then it has to be the new-look Ice Warrior.

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Game of Thrones… long(sword) trailer.

March 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Game of Thrones… long(sword) trailer.

The 3rd season promotion for Game of Thrones hots up a little with a new trailer – well, an extra longer trailer that’s similar to the last one with a few new scenes. Does that count as new? To the fans it does.

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Nineworlds Geekfest… London’s answer to Comic-Con thrashes Kickstarter target.

March 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Nineworlds Geekfest… London’s answer to Comic-Con thrashes Kickstarter target.

Nineworlds Geekfest has, at the time of writing, 36 hours to go until the finish of their Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for London to mount the UK’s answer to the monster Comic-Cons over in the USA. And the good news is the event organisers have already monstered their target for fundraising, with the folding […]

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