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German observatory camouflaged as R2-D2!

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
German observatory camouflaged as R2-D2!

The Zweibrücken Observatory of the Natural Science Association is now, sadly, in danger of being attacked by Imperial storm-troopers thanks to one Professor Hubert Zitt. Along with his students, the professor decided to convert the observatory into a rather over-sized R2-D2, by dint of a spiff new paint-job. Asked why he would carry put this […]

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Back Issue #111 April 2019 (magazine review).

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #111 April 2019 (magazine review).

For Back Issue # 111, the subject is alternative realities. As we’re already in an alternative reality where super-humans are the norm, this does need more elaboration? A little. For Marvel, it is a look at their ‘What If…?’ comicbook series exploring alternative choices wiuth the Watcher as host to what really happened in their […]

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Texas Hold’Em (A Wild Cards Novel book 28) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

March 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Texas Hold’Em (A Wild Cards Novel book 28) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

The 28th book of ‘Wild Cards’, ‘Texas Hold’Em’, follows a group of musical joker teens from Xavier Desmond High School Jazz Band aka the Mob and chaperoned by Bubbles, Rustbelt and Rubberband arrive in Texas for a jazz music competition. There is also a faction of people who object to jokers taking part, seeing them […]

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Captain Pike no more: Anson Mount to depart Star Trek Discovery.

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Captain Pike no more: Anson Mount to depart Star Trek Discovery.

Bad news for all the Star Trek fans who have been happily mooching along with Discovery after the inclusion of middle-aged Silver Fox man-candy Anson Mount as Captain Pike, taking over command of the Discovery for season two after the previous skipper was found to be a Mirror Universe rotter. He’s leaving and won’t appear […]

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X-Men coming to the MCU! Disney buys 21st Century Fox.

March 20, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
X-Men coming to the MCU! Disney buys 21st Century Fox.

At 12 a.m. today The Walt Disney Company finally finished its official purchase of 21st Century Fox – the first part of the Mouse’s cunning master plan to crush Netflix and slay Amazon Prime before Jeff Bezos can build his first L5 Orbital Station. As well as the movie business merger, opening up the possibility […]

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Avengers: Endgame (‘whatever it takes!’ new trailer).

March 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Avengers: Endgame (‘whatever it takes!’ new trailer).

Avengers: Endgame will be tickling cinemas April 2019. Here’s the 3rd trailer for the flick to come to the interwebs. Ohhh, we’re excited here at Crowsnest Towers, let me tell you. 

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Shazam! The Golden Age Of The World’s Mightiest Mortal by Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear (book review).

March 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shazam! The Golden Age Of The World’s Mightiest Mortal by Chip Kidd and Geoff Spear (book review).

Fawcett Comics created their own brand of super-hero in the 1940s. They called him Captain Thunder before thinking Captain Marvellous and ultimately Captain Marvel, affectionately called the Big Red Cheese by his many fans on account of his attire and smile. Although seeing the early strips here, he doesn’t always smile. It’s explained in this […]

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Comic Book Creator #19 Winter 2019 (magazine review).

March 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Comic Book Creator #19 Winter 2019 (magazine review).

For starters with this 19th issue of ‘Comic Book Creator’, we have the concluding part of the interview with underground/small press creator Mary Fleener and why she does cubism as well as cartooning. Although I’m not familiar with her work, she chats well and you get insight into the people she associates with. After that, […]

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Clone Wars to return (first trailer).

March 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Clone Wars to return (first trailer).

If you were upset when Clone Wars was canned, then suffer no more – for the cartoon Star Wars prequel is returning for another tour of duty.

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Doctor Who: Time-Flight/Arc Of Infinity Boxset (DVD TV series review).

March 8, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Doctor Who: Time-Flight/Arc Of Infinity Boxset (DVD TV series review).

A double story boxset again. This seems quite prevalent of the stories from the Peter Davison era. Time-Flight by Peter Grimwade cast: Peter Davison, Sarah Sutton, Janet Fielding, Anthony Ainley, Nigel Stock, Richard Easton, Michael Cashman and Keith Drinkel With Heathrow Airport already confused at the disappearance of an approaching Concorde to land, they are […]

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