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Shaun The Sheep… setting a high baaaa?

April 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Shaun The Sheep… setting a high baaaa?

Studiocanal are to team up with Aardman Animations to produce the movie debut of their animated character, Shaun The Sheep. First seen in the short film A Close Shave, the sheep and his flock have reached TV audiences in 170 countries. When Shaun’s mischief inadvertently leads to the Farmer being taken away from the farm, […]

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Essential Thor Volume 5 by Len Wein and Gerry Conway (graphic novel).

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Essential Thor Volume 5 by Len Wein and Gerry Conway (graphic novel).

This volume of ‘Essential Thor’ collects The Mighty Thor # 196-220, originally published between 1972-1974, according to the copyright notes. All the stories are written by Gerry Conway, who seems to have taken over a few of the company’s flagship titles after Stan Lee retired from active service. He also scripted ‘The Fantastic Four’ and […]

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Utopiates Volume 1 by Josh Finney & Kat Rocha (graphic novel review).

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Utopiates Volume 1 by Josh Finney & Kat Rocha (graphic novel review).

‘Utopiates’ owes a lot to Philip K. Dick’s drug-tipped futures and it is for this reason that because it shows people jacking up drugs that this is not a book for kids. What this drug does is implant the personality of other people. Considering that Eckert kills while intoxicated with Jack Ruby, the killer of […]

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Age Of TV Heroes by Jason Hofius and George Khoury (book review).

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Age Of TV Heroes by Jason Hofius and George Khoury (book review).

‘Age Of TV Heroes’ by Jason Hofius and George Khoury is a book I’ve been really looking forward to reading. With the opening chapter, the most startling thing was to realise how many TV pilots over the decades that were filmed with super-heroes but were either not shown or if they were, not getting a […]

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Showcase Presents The Flash: Volume 1 by Robert Kanigher, John Broome, Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino and Joe Giella (graphic novel review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Showcase Presents The Flash: Volume 1 by Robert Kanigher, John Broome, Gardner Fox, Carmine Infantino and Joe Giella (graphic novel review).

  ‘Showcase Presents The Flash: Volume 1’ has stories from Showcase # 4, 8, 13 and 14 and from Flash # 105-119. Apart from the special feature, see below, this takes us from 1956 to early 1961. Eisenhower was President, the dollar was worth something, America was the world’s creditor and, apart from a few […]

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Mean Team by John Wagner, Alan Grant, Hilary Robinson, Massimo Belardinelli and Ron Smith (graphic novel review).

April 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Mean Team by John Wagner, Alan Grant, Hilary Robinson, Massimo Belardinelli and Ron Smith (graphic novel review).

The setting is our galaxy in the year 2886 where Death-Bowl has been the most popular sport for the past four hundred years. It is now broadcast to over six hundred worlds and the players are the idols of trillions. Our story starts in the Killpit on Artificon Major, where the second semi-final of this […]

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Superboy’s Legion books 1 and 2 by Mark Farmer and Alan Davis (graphic novel review).

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Superboy’s Legion books 1 and 2 by Mark Farmer and Alan Davis (graphic novel review).

Superboy’s Legion book 1 of 2 by Mark Farmer and Alan Davis After reading ‘Modern Masters Volume One: Alan Davis’ from TwoMorrows Publishing last month, I earmarked a couple series he was involved in to have a look at his work. With a Legion Of Super-Heroes connection, I had to have a look at ‘Superboy’s […]

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Slaine: The Grail War by Pat Mills, Nick Percival, Steve Tappin and Massimo Belardinelli (graphic novel review).

April 24, 2013 | By | Reply More
Slaine: The Grail War by Pat Mills, Nick Percival, Steve Tappin and Massimo Belardinelli (graphic novel review).

‘Sláine: The Grail War’ is a graphic novel collecting stories from 2000AD progs 1032-1049, 1090, 1099 and the 2000AD Annual 1985.The first bit of the book isn’t ’The Grail War’ but a story entitled ’King Of Hearts’ in which Sláine MacRoth, to give our hero his full name, teams up with William Wallace to fight […]

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past… Storm-ing in.

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
X-Men: Days Of Future Past… Storm-ing in.

X-Men: Days Of Future Past will feature the ever-lovely Halle Berry as weather warping mutant Storm… here’s her first pic from the film set.

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The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 3: Books 8-10 by Pat Mills, David Roach, John Hicklenton, Clint Langley, Henry Flint, Kevin O’Neill and Carl Critchlow (graphic novel review).

April 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Complete Nemesis The Warlock Volume 3: Books 8-10 by Pat Mills, David Roach, John Hicklenton, Clint Langley, Henry Flint, Kevin O’Neill and Carl Critchlow (graphic novel review).

The opening book has Nemesis The Warlock admit that his stand on good and bad is ambivalent as he actually gets turned on by the excitement of his actions, much to Purity Brown’s disgust. However, although he might show some of the same harsh decisions, he also does good by his actions and that of […]

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