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Alter Ego #161 November 2019 (magazine review).

December 19, 2019 | By | 2 Replies More
Alter Ego #161 November 2019 (magazine review).

No, this issue of ‘Alter Ego’ is not a tribute to Galactus but to Stan Lee, the man behind the big man or vice versa. It’s a size or initial thing. On a 1975 radio interview conducted by Caroline Hemingway with Stan, we learn, amongst other things, the correct way to say ‘Magneto’ and ‘Sub-Mariner’ […]

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Batman Book Two by Neal Adams (graphic novel review),

December 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
Batman Book Two by Neal Adams (graphic novel review),

‘Batman Book Two’ continues Neal Adams stories from 1969-1971. This time from The Brave And The Bold # 86, Detective Comics # 395, Batman # 219, Detective Comics # 397, 400, 402, 404 and 407, Brave And The Bold # 93, Detective Comics # 408 and 410. The three Man-Bat stories were written by Frank […]

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Star Wars: Dawn Of The Jedi: Into The Void by Tim Lebbon (book review).

December 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Dawn Of The Jedi: Into The Void by Tim Lebbon (book review).

Set thousands of years before the ‘Star Wars’ films, the ‘Dawn Of The Jedi’ series of novels focuses on the Je’daii order, a group of Force-sensitive individuals dedicated to keeping the balance within the Force. So, while somewhat analogous to the Jedi Knights of the ‘Star Wars’ universe featured in the films, they rejected the […]

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Forgotten All-Star: A Biography Of Gardner Fox by Jennifer DeRoss (book review).

December 16, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
Forgotten All-Star: A Biography Of Gardner Fox by Jennifer DeRoss (book review).

When I saw an advert in TwoMorrows’ ‘Alter-Ego’ for this book, ‘Forgotten All-Star: A Biography Of Gardner Fox’ by Jennifer DeRoss, I contacted her publisher, PulpHeroPress, for the possibility of a review copy and they were happy to oblige. One of the first DC Comics I bought was Detective Comics # 347 where it was […]

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Baby Yoda range coming from Hasbro (news).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Baby Yoda range coming from Hasbro (news).

Hasbro has heard your call and is bringing new line of Star Wars products featuring The Child – aka Baby Yoda – from the live-action Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. “We’ve been so enamoured with the conversation and fan reaction surrounding The Mandalorian’s The Child and we know Star Wars fans around the world will be […]

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Massive Star Trek Christmas display (news).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Massive Star Trek Christmas display (news).

Canadian Star Trek fan, Martin Ahern, has constructed a massive 16-foot scale replica USS Enterprise in his garden for his scifi-themed Christmas display. Martin went on to say, “You can’t have Christmas without Star Trek, right?” As we say in Klingon, “Vaj teH” (so true). 

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Baby Yoda Christmas pie (news).

December 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Baby Yoda Christmas pie (news).

Ace baker The Pieous created an amazing Raspbaby Yoda raspberry pie for the PiesAreAwesome.com web site recently. The Force of my hunger is most certainly aligning with the stars for this yum-yum-yum desert.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Pies Are Awesome (@thepieous) on Dec 8, 2019 at 1:42pm PST

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Batman Book One by Neal Adams (graphic novel review).

December 13, 2019 | By | Reply More
Batman Book One by Neal Adams (graphic novel review).

Believe it or not, the long river website already declares that ‘Batman Book One’ by Neal Adams is already out of print or give it a high price when I was looking earlier in the year although some lower priced ones are there again now. I noted it in my bucket list on the hope […]

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Marvels: Eye Of The Camera by Kurt Busiek, Roger Stern, Jay Anacleto and Brian Haberlin (graphic novel review).

December 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Marvels: Eye Of The Camera by Kurt Busiek, Roger Stern, Jay Anacleto and Brian Haberlin (graphic novel review).

The ‘Marvels: Eye Of The Camera’ 6-part mini-series was originally released in 2010, taking 8 years to complete, as a progression of the successful 1994 ‘Marvels’ mini-series by writer Kurt Busiek and artist Alex Ross and is still regarded as a classic. If anything, it’s more surprising that it took so long to do a […]

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William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

December 10, 2019 | By | Reply More
William Gibson, keeping his science fiction real (interview).

Well, apparently, midway through his career as a scifi author, the prophet of cyberspace – one William Gibson – turned his attention to a strange new world… the present? Read the full story over at: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/12/16/how-william-gibson-keeps-his-science-fiction-real The Offworld Report – the best news offworld SFcrowsnest

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