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Folio Society shows how you should reprint your classic comics.

October 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Folio Society shows how you should reprint your classic comics.

Ed and Jim reckon that the recent Folio Society reprints of such comic classics as Captain America and Spiderman lead the way in showing the quality possible when you really try. DC and Marvel, sit up and take note, please.

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The Batman (superhero film: new trailer).

October 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Batman (superhero film: new trailer).

Here’s a new trailer for Robert Pattinson’s somewhat dark The Batman movie (with Andy Serkis as Alfred).

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Comic Book Artist Bullpen edited by Jon B. Cooke (book review).

October 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Comic Book Artist Bullpen edited by Jon B. Cooke (book review).

Now here’s an oddity. Once upon a time in 2003, there was a fanzine called ‘Comic Book Artist Bullpen’ that ran for 7 issues, interviewing comicbook professionals, specially George Tuska, Frank Bolle, Fred Hembeck and Terry Beatty and then a double-sized issue devoted to Jack Abel, with contributions from a lot of other people. If […]

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Venom: Let There Be Carnage (a superhero film review by Mark Kermode).

October 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Venom: Let There Be Carnage (a superhero film review by Mark Kermode).

Mark Kermode is a sucker for punishment this week, as we force him to sit down in front of the superhero film Venom: Let There Be Carnage. In this dark sequel, journalist Eddie Brock’s tumultuous relationship with alien critter Venom is put under even more strain when a new, much more deadly symbiote finds an […]

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Doctor Who season 13 (trailer).

October 16, 2021 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who season 13 (trailer).

And the trailer for season 13 of Doctor Who has arrived, with some Cyberman, Weeping Angels, and Sontarian appearances, by the look of it – and a new Doctor slips in at the end.

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Star Trek: Discovery season 4 trailer (video).

October 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Discovery season 4 trailer (video).

Here’s season four of Star Trek: Discovery, where Captain Burnham and the crew of the U.S.S. Discovery facing a threat unlike any they’ve ever encountered. With Federation and non-Federation worlds alike feeling the impact, they must confront the unknown and work together to ensure a hopeful future for all.

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Doctor Who And Science edited by Marcus K. Harmes and Lindy A. Orthia (book review).

October 10, 2021 | By | 4 Replies More
Doctor Who And Science edited by Marcus K. Harmes and Lindy A. Orthia (book review).

I’m not altogether sure if I agree with this book’s editors Marcus K. Harmes and Lindy A. Orthia that ‘Doctor Who And Science’ is the first book looking at the science of the Time Lord’s TV series but that maybe because we see enough UK specials of ‘Doctor Who Magazine’ over here and other books […]

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Ming-Na Wen on the Book of Boba Fett (video).

October 5, 2021 | By | Reply More
Ming-Na Wen on the Book of Boba Fett (video).

Ming-Na Wen (The Mandalorian, Mulan) drops by to chat with Michael Rosenbaum about what it’s like to work with Disney, Star Wars, Marvel, Street Fighter, and the rest as a dual minority. Ming-Na discusses her early childhood growth and the impact of moving from China to New York on her acting. We talk about working […]

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Japan’s massive computer game arcades are dying (video).

October 4, 2021 | By | Reply More
Japan’s massive computer game arcades are dying (video).

It’s sad but true, Japan’s massive computer game arcades are dying. Arcades in Japan are known as ‘Game Centers,’ and they are rapidly vanishing. Numerous Japanese gaming centres and arcades have closed in the last year or so, including two of Japan’s most illustrious SEGA arcades: the Akihabara SEGA and the Ikebukuro SEGA Gigo. 

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Editorial – Oct 2021: Are upgrades important?

October 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Editorial – Oct 2021:   Are upgrades important?

Hello everyone If you think coming up with editorials looks easy coming from me, I’ve been through at least four good ideas this month, mostly with a desire not to be funny as this world slowly winds up again into another covid disaster even before we get another variant. However, next to the covid-virus, the […]

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