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Energy = marvel characters2 : E = mc2 : an article by: GF Willmetts

March 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
Energy = marvel characters2  :   E = mc2  :  an article by: GF Willmetts

The nature of this article means I have to look specifically at the Marvel Universe because so much of it has consistent examples there when it comes to using Einstein’s famous formula. Whether this can be applied to the likes of the DC Universe remains to be seen. As commented in the last super-powers article, […]

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The Final Night by Karl Kesel, Ron Marz, Stuart Immonen, Mike McKone, Joe Marzan Jr. and Mark McKenna (graphic novel review).

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Final Night by Karl Kesel, Ron Marz, Stuart Immonen, Mike McKone, Joe Marzan Jr. and Mark McKenna (graphic novel review).

Those of you familiar with the 1960s Legion Of Super-Heroes would have come across the Sun-Eater in Adventures Comic # 352-353, written by a young Jim Shooter with art of Curt Swan, this murky cloud is systematically destroying stars. It took the LSH and them gathering the members of what became the Fatal Five to […]

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Daughters Of The Dragon: Samurai Bullets TPB by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Khari Evans (graphic novel review).

March 29, 2019 | By | Reply More
Daughters Of The Dragon: Samurai Bullets TPB by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Khari Evans (graphic novel review).

I’ve known Colleen Wing and Misty Knight from the early days in the black and white Marvel’s ‘Deadly Hands Of Kung Fu’ magazine and their first formation of their Nightwing Restorations’. In today’s century, they are also employed as bondswomen, usually for super-villains and who they run after if they jump bail. All of which […]

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Doctor Who: Kameleon Tales boxset (DVD TV series review).

March 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Kameleon Tales boxset (DVD TV series review).

The King’s Demons by Terrance Dudley cast: Peter Davison, Janet Fielding, Mark Strickson, Anthony Ainley, Gerald Flood, Frank Windsor, Christopher Villiers and Isla Blair How to sum up a two-part story where everything is so much spoiler. The date is 4th March 1215 and King John (actor Gerald Flood) is on the estate of Baron […]

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One-Eyed Jacks (A Wild Cards Novel book 8) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

March 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
One-Eyed Jacks (A Wild Cards Novel book 8) edited by George RR Martin (book review).

Slipping back into the past with an early volume of ‘Wild Cards’, the eighth book ‘One-Eyed Jacks’ even sees a younger Jack Creighton who in his 40s at the time but his shape-shifting ability made him look years younger, even more so when he uses 1940s film stars as his model. You also get a […]

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Krypton: season 2 (trailer).

March 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Krypton: season 2 (trailer).

It’s a bad day to be a hero, apparently – at least, so says the second season trailer for the SyFy TV series, Krypton, in which Superman’s grandfather has to restore the El house’s faded glory – his world now suffering under the tyranny of the House of Zod, as well as Brainiac’s schemes for […]

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Adventures Of Captain Marvel (1941) (DVD film serial review).

March 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Adventures Of Captain Marvel (1941) (DVD film serial review).

I should point out that as it appears that the 1941 Republic series ‘Adventures Of Captain Marvel’ is out of copyright and available from a variety of companies. I pulled this copy from tripdiscs but there are over companies to pick from even if I can’t speak for them. So the series is from 1941, […]

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Marvel’s Sebastian Stan coming to MCM London Comic Con.

March 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marvel’s Sebastian Stan coming to MCM London Comic Con.

Sebastian Stan, star of Captain America: The Winter Soldier and other movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is making his first appearance at MCM London Comic Con this May 2019. This summer’s MCM London Comic Con has a dangerous new guest in the shape of Sebastian Stan, famous as the titular HYDRA assassin of 2014 […]

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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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