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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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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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Draw! #8 Spring 2004 (magazine review).

July 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Draw! #8 Spring 2004 (magazine review).

I decided it was cheaper to buy Draw! # 8 Spring 2004 as part of a multi-bundle from TwoMorrows than individuals issues. Even reviewers have to buy back issues and in the current isolation, hopefully find some time to draw and paint. I find these mags inspiring and fun to read. Although this issue is […]

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Keanu Reeves comic-book with added Keanu Reeves (news).

July 21, 2020 | By | Reply More
Keanu Reeves comic-book with added Keanu Reeves (news).

Here’s something to look forward to, BOOM! Studios is publishing BRZRKR, a twelve-issue limited comic-book series written by Keanu Reeves and Matt Kindt, with art by Alessandro Vitti (Marvel’s Secret Warriors). It’s described as a brutally violent tale of an immortal warrior’s fight through the ages. The anti-hero bears a striking resemblance to Keanu Reeves […]

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Back Issue #31 September 2008 (magazine review).

July 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #31 September 2008 (magazine review).

With a Howard The Duck cover, I doubt if you need to be told that this issue of ‘Back Issue’ is a ‘Steve Gerber Tribute Issue’. Gerber (1947-2008) had a unique voice in comicbooks and pushing the genre. Howard The Duck was certainly his voice for absurdity as Roger Ash explores the character’s history, it […]

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Project Power (Netflix superhero film: trailer).

July 17, 2020 | By | Reply More
Project Power (Netflix superhero film: trailer).

Project Power is a superhero movie directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost, starring Jamie Foxx – where a new drug imbues its takers with superhuman abilities. The film follows a hero’s quest to rescue his daughter from the sinister forces behind the drug. Streaming on Netflix on August 14th 2020.

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The Wrong Earth Vol. 1 by Tom Peyer and Jamal Igle (graphic novel review).

July 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Wrong Earth Vol. 1 by Tom Peyer and Jamal Igle (graphic novel review).

‘The Dragonfly And Dragonflyman’ comicbook series revolve around the idea of there being two similar dragonfly themed heroes, one on Earth Alpha, a Silver Age world of colourful villains and ‘biff!’ punch effects and the other on Earth Omega, a dark noir world of blood and corruption. I reviewed the ‘Dragonfly And Dragonflyman’ graphic novel […]

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The New Mutants (superhero flick: trailer).

July 16, 2020 | By | Reply More
The New Mutants (superhero flick: trailer).

Here’s a trailer for the X-Men spin-off film, The New Mutants, which seems to be re-casting the origin story as some kind of haunted house (well, mutant-haunted high security holding facility) deal. In cinemas August 28th 2020

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X-Men First Class: the best X-Men film ever? (video)

July 11, 2020 | By | Reply More
X-Men First Class: the best X-Men film ever? (video)

Is X-Men First Class the best X-men film ever? And if so, why? This was the fifth installment in the X-Men film series and a prequel to X-Men (2000), it was directed by Matthew Vaughn and produced by Bryan Singer, and stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Rose Byrne, January Jones, Oliver Platt, and Kevin Bacon. […]

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