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The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors (book review)

February 23, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Missy Chronicles by assorted authors  (book review)

In possibly a misguided attempt to bring in the doubters, welcome to ‘The Missy Chronicles’. The loveable psychopath is a woman now and, whilst I doubt she has embraced all the ups and downs of womanhood, no one mention the menopause please, we probably haven’t has enough of the work in progress that is the […]

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Krypton: Brainiac (trailer).

February 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Krypton: Brainiac (trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the Superman prequel series, Krypton, which reveals the big bad for the TV series – aka Brainiac. He’s big, green, mean, and wants to suck your planet dry! You would think that it would be easier to suck uninhabited worlds like Gas Giants or something. Unless you like a challenge?

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Jessica Jones 2nd series, 2nd trailer.

February 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Jessica Jones 2nd series, 2nd trailer.

The superhero without a costume, but with more than a few … issues, is back for her second season on Netflix soon. Here’s the new Jessica Jones trailer. Dark. Dark. Dark. And here’s the blurb: Jessica Jones is a hard-drinking, short-fuse, mess of a woman who is just trying to make a living as a […]

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Comic Book Creator #16 Winter 2018 (magazine review).

February 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Comic Book Creator #16 Winter 2018 (magazine review).

I think the biggest surprise when reading the editorial to the latest ‘Comic Book Creator’ was learning that the famed Flo Steinberg, who ran the Marvel Comics office back in the 1960s, had died. Checking on-line, I found that was July last year. Sister mag, ‘Alter-Ego’ is covering her career later in the year. The […]

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Doctor Who: Earth Story boxset (DVD TV review).

February 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Earth Story boxset (DVD TV review).

What a weird situation placing two divergent ‘Doctor Who’ different regeneration stories in one volume with the expectation that the stories aren’t likely to appeal enough to sell alone. Doctor Who: The Gunfighters by Donald Cotton (region 2 DVD: pub: BBC, 2011. 1 DVD 100 minutes 4 * 25 minute episodes with extras. ASIN: BBCDVD3380A) […]

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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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