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Iron Harvest (steampunk war-game: cinematic trailer).

August 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
Iron Harvest (steampunk war-game: cinematic trailer).

Here’s a beauty for the steampunk and dieselpunk fans among you – heck, this might as well be one of the end-of-book battles from a Stephen Hunt Jackelian novel … it’s the full cinematic trailer for the Iron Harvest computer game, which takes a parallel-reality look at what 1900s warfare might have been like if […]

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Alter Ego #74 December 2007 (magazine review).

August 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego #74 December 2007 (magazine review).

What is obvious when you look at this early issue of ‘Alter Ego’, the focus is on Stan Lee when he was aged 85 with a series of interviews. As editor Roy Thomas pointed out in his editorial, Stan has been interviewed so much over the years that it would be difficult to find anything […]

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Flashpoint by Geoff Johns, Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope (graphic novel review).

July 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Flashpoint by Geoff Johns, Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope (graphic novel review).

I had noted ‘Flashpoint’ as something I ought to have a read of, and only when collecting its cover discovered that other associated graphic novels were exploring the lives of other significant characters in this time-line. Doesn’t make any difference as this is the core 5-part mini-series. Even 9 years after its original release, I’m […]

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Superheroes! by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (book review).

July 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Superheroes! by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor (book review).

From the introduction to ‘Superheroes!’ by Laurence Maslon and Michael Kantor, this is a companion book to the American PBS 3-part documentary series ‘Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle’, which I can’t recall being shown in the UK back in 2013, the release date of this book. A quick look on-line and the DVD is out there […]

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Watchmen: 2009 movie retrospective (video).

July 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Watchmen: 2009 movie retrospective (video).

The Critical Drinker lines up a few shots of the hard stuff and then plunges his botty onto the viewing seat for Zack Snyder’s Watchmen, based on the 1986–87 DC Comics series of the same name by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons. The film has taken a lot of criticism over the years, but is […]

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Helstrom (Marvel Hulu TV series: trailer).

July 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Helstrom (Marvel Hulu TV series: trailer).

Daimon Hellstrom, also known as the Son of Satan and Hellstorm, is a Marvel Comics superhero now making a live action debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe Hulu television series Helstrom as the son of a serial killer (Hellstrom played by Tom Austen) along with his magic sister Ana. 

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The New Mutants: trailer and panel (video).

July 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
The New Mutants: trailer and panel (video).

Here’s the trailer for The New Mutants movie, along with the Zoom panel the cast and crew did for the film recently at Comic-Con.

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Star Trek Discovery panel (video)

July 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery panel (video)

Here’s an hour-long zoom chat with the cast of Star Trek Discovery (and Picard), via the magic on the online Comic-Con thang.

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Alex Ross: a life in comic-book art (documentary).

July 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Alex Ross: a life in comic-book art (documentary).

Here’s a 30-minute documentary on the life and work of comic-book artist Alex Ross. Alex first became known with the 1994 miniseries Marvels, and has worked on a series of titles for Marvel and DC Comics, such as the 1996 miniseries Kingdom Come, which he co-wrote. Since then he has done covers and character designs […]

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The Boys 2nd season: The Whale (sneak peek).

July 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Boys 2nd season: The Whale (sneak peek).

Here are some superhero hunting vigilantes having a whale of a time – The Boys season 2 streams September 4th, 2020 via Amazon Prime.

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