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Batman The Dark Knight: Master Race by Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson and Brad Anderson (graphic novel review)

September 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Batman The Dark Knight: Master Race by Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson and Brad Anderson  (graphic novel review)

Now how much to say about the plot of this mammoth book without becoming spoiler. This is some time after Batman and Superman battled in the previous older ‘Dark Knight’ adventure. Bruce Wayne is thought to be dead and Carrie poses as him from time to time. Superman has gone into a meditative mood in […]

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The Comic Book Film Adaptation by Liam Burke (book review)

September 18, 2017 | By | 6 Replies More
The Comic Book Film Adaptation by Liam Burke  (book review)

Liam Burke’s book, ‘The Comic Book Film Adaptation’, is different to others on the subject I’ve read in recent months as he has been able to interview, albeit briefly, and quote from various sources. I think the prize one in the introduction is from Paul Levitz who explains the problem of which version of Batman, […]

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Arrow season six (trailer).

September 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
Arrow season six (trailer).

Here’s the new trailer for Arrow season six. After a few years of denying himself his life as Oliver Queen in order to be The Arrow, Oliver left Starling City with Felicity and made a home in suburbia. Yeah, like that’s going to last! Don’t let me say ‘I told you so’ when their now […]

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Thor Ragnarok: latest trailer.

September 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Thor Ragnarok: latest trailer.

Here’s the latest trailer for the Thor: Ragnarok movie.

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What’s In A Super-Name?: an article in super-hero class by: GF Willmetts.

September 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
What’s In A Super-Name?: an article in super-hero class by: GF Willmetts.

‘I shall be a bat!’ Will it be a baseball bat or a little furry creature? I should point out whatever examples I use in this article, you can bet there are many more examples that I either didn’t notice or missed. Saying that, there are a lot of common denominators and any examples used […]

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Frank Miller’s Daredevil And The Ends Of Heroism by Paul Young (book review).

September 3, 2017 | By | Reply More
Frank Miller’s Daredevil And The Ends Of Heroism by Paul Young (book review).

I have to confess I wasn’t really sure what to make of Paul Young’s book, ‘Frank Miller’s Daredevil And The Ends Of Heroism’. Was it going to be hero-worship of the comicbook creator or a proper analysis of faults and all. Thankfully, it was the latter. He also did the curtsey of giving an extended […]

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Jerry And The Joker: Adventures And Comic Art by Jerry Robinson (book review).

September 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Jerry And The Joker: Adventures And Comic Art by Jerry Robinson (book review).

If Bob Kane deserves his place in comicbook history for creating Batman then Jerry Robinson is equally deserving of his spot in the comics hall of fame for his creation of the Joker and also his tireless work for expanding appreciation of the art form and its artists. After all, what are heroes if they […]

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Alter Ego #148 September 2017 (magazine review).

September 2, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Alter Ego #148 September 2017 (magazine review).

Back in 9-11 June 2000, Joe Petrilak ran the ‘All Time Classic New York Comic Book Convention’, where he had pros mainly from the Golden and Silver Ages of comics. With some of them in their advanced ages, this would be one of the last times that it would be possible to gather them all […]

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Back Issue #99 September 2017 (magazine review).

August 31, 2017 | By | Reply More
Back Issue #99 September 2017 (magazine review).

You can never get past the fact that time flies and how quickly it passes. With this ‘Back Issue’, we look back 25 years to the ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ as well as the comicbook series that used it as its source material. It also brought the likes of Bruce Timm and Paul Dini in […]

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The Punisher (Netflix trailer).

August 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Punisher (Netflix trailer).

Here’s the first trailer for The Punisher TV series from Netflix. Hey, peeps, still waiting for some time to watch the new Defenders TV series. That’s the problem with Netflix and Prime … there’s now more half-decent TV than I actually have healthy down-time to watch.

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