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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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Fantastic Four issue 1: a retrospective (video).

December 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fantastic Four issue 1: a retrospective (video).

Ed and Jim bring the most-valued first issue of their Fantastic Four collection out of the dust protector to check out the stunning work of Jack Kirby. Time for an origin story, anyone? (by Stan Lee, no less).

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Rewind (short scifi film: in full).

December 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Rewind (short scifi film: in full).

In short science fiction film Rewind by Stephan Eigenmann, a mum is suppressing her fear of losing her daughter during a war through the usage of futuristic technology. Hey, nothing can go wrong there, right? Wrong!

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Greenland (scifi disaster movie: review).

December 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Greenland (scifi disaster movie: review).

A comet is coming to slam into the Earth and actor Gerard Butler must fight his way across the USA in a bid to get his family into a survival shelter ark in Greenland, or perish most horribly. Yep, Greenland is the feel-good Christmas movie you need for the end of 2020, I guess! Happily, […]

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The Expanse: 5th season premiere (review).

December 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Expanse: 5th season premiere (review).

The 5th season of The Expanse has landed, but is the scifi TV series based on the books by James S. A. Corey any good? Luckily, we have Rowan J Coleman on hand to give us the skinny on the first three episodes in the new series.

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Steve Ditko: a life in comic-books (video).

December 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Steve Ditko: a life in comic-books (video).

Ed and Jim are back to bring you an hour-long video on the life of comic-book genius Steve Ditko, co-creator (with Stan Lee), of the Marvel’s Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. He also penciled the Iron Man feature in Tales of Suspense #47–49 which first showed Iron Man’s modern red-and-golden armor.

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Wonder Woman 1984 (film review by Mark Kermode).

December 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Wonder Woman 1984 (film review by Mark Kermode).

Mark Kermode, the man of many movies, sits down to review DC superhero flick Wonder Woman 1984. Arriving in the telegenic 1980s, Diana Prince – aka Wonder Woman – has to battle the curiously Donald Trump-like billionaire Maxwell Lord at the height of the Cold War. 

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The Book Of Boba Fett: the Boba Fett TV show is announced (news).

December 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Book Of Boba Fett: the Boba Fett TV show is announced (news).

The Book Of Boba Fett: aka the Star Wars Boba Fett TV show, is announced… but beware, there’re some heavy spoilers coming your way, galactic citizen – best to watch after you have caught up the second season Mandalorian finale.

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The Mandalorian, season two finale, chapter 16 – The Rescue (review).

December 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian, season two finale, chapter 16 – The Rescue (review).

Alex rides in on his X-Wing to bring you a little review of the season two finale of The Mandalorian, where little baby Grogru gets his green botty rescued by The Mando & friends. Bring a box of tissues… there will be tears!

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Duncan Jones and Alex De Campi interviewed by Andrew Sumner (video).

December 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Duncan Jones and Alex De Campi interviewed by Andrew Sumner (video).

Director Duncan Jones (of Moon, Source Code etc. fame) and creator Alex De Campi sit down with Andrew Sumner to chat about their graphic novel set in the Moon/Mute universe: MADI – Once Upon a Time in the Future. The book was crowd-funded and drawn by artists including Glenn Fabry, Simon Bisley, Duncan Fegredo and […]

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Proxima Centauri radio signal intercepted, now under study (news).

December 18, 2020 | By | Reply More
Proxima Centauri radio signal intercepted, now under study (news).

Well, this is almost the expected end of 2020… The Guardian Newspaper has just reported in the last hour that a SETI-style scientific initiative called the Breakthrough Initiative, is now analysing multiple tantalising radio signals that originated from a planet, the third world of the Proxima Centauri star system – one of our closest neighbours, […]

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