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Back Issue # 131 October 2021 (magazine review)

October 26, 2021 | By | Reply More
Back Issue # 131 October 2021   (magazine review)

Editor Mike Eury points out in his editorial that TwoMorrows other publication, ‘The Kirby Collector’ deals with Jack Kirby’s comicbooks. However, after 130 issues they are going to look at the King’s legacy and what happened to the characters he created at DC Comics after he moved back to Marvel. The Demon was the most […]

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The Flash (superhero movie: trailer).

October 23, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Flash (superhero movie: trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the upcoming 2022 film version of The Flash with Ezra Miller reprising his role, and Michael Keaton back in the Batcave as Batman, which is kinda amazing when you think about it.

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Peacemaker (superhero TV series: trailer).

October 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Peacemaker (superhero TV series: trailer).

A trailer for the Peacemaker superhero TV series on HBO has just dropped, with that bloke from Suicide Squad who was a kind of dopey cut-price Captain-America-as psychopath as the main star. 

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Adventureman Volume 1: The End And Everything After by Matt Fraction and Terry Dodson (comic-book review).

October 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Adventureman Volume 1: The End And Everything After by Matt Fraction and Terry Dodson (comic-book review).

With New York being threatened from a menace in the skies, the mayor has no choice but to contact the retired Adventuremen and his team and, reluctantly, they take the serum that endows them with super-powers and get into action. Well, that’s the story, literally, as its in the comicbook read by young Tommy and […]

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Comic Book Creator #26 Summer 2021 (magazine review).

October 21, 2021 | By | Reply More
Comic Book Creator #26 Summer 2021 (magazine review).

One of the many things I like about ‘Comic Book Creator’ is when it steps into areas that I normally don’t have any interest in and probably still don’t afterwards but it gives me knowledge. Point of fact with Jon Cooke’s look at Don Dohler’s ProJunior in the American underground comics, a rather oddly eyed […]

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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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The Secret Of Identity: The Problem Of Being Robin: an article by: GF Willmetts.

October 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
The Secret Of Identity: The Problem Of Being Robin: an article by: GF Willmetts.

The problems of keeping a secret identity as a superhero are odd these days. In the old days, in the Big Two comic-book companies, you might keep it down to members of the super-teams like the JLA or The Avengers, simply as a matter of being able to contact each other in an emergency. Taking […]

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