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Essential Thor Volume 2 by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee (graphic novel review).

December 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Essential Thor Volume 2 by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee (graphic novel review).

‘Essential Thor Volume 2’ opens with a magnificent battle scene in which Odin, Thor and a bunch of other Asgardians fight the demon men of Jutenheim. As they are defeated in two panels, they obviously weren’t all that tough. ‘For Asgard and freedom!’ cries Odin, which is a bit rich coming from an absolute monarch. […]

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Deadbeats by Chad Fifer, Chris Lackey and I.N.J. Culbard (comic review).

December 18, 2012 | By | Reply More
Deadbeats by Chad Fifer, Chris Lackey and I.N.J. Culbard (comic review).

Ever had a day go slightly awry? Lost your car keys when running late or perhaps locked out when it’s raining. That’s just small change compared to the troubles suffered by our hero in ‘Deadbeats’. On the lamb after stopping a mobster from “jazzing a flapper that didn’t want it”, musician Lester Lane and his […]

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The Wolverine animated poster.

December 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Wolverine animated poster.

Here’s an interesting-looking animated poster for the new Wolverine film. Looks very like the classic 1982 series of the same name by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller – which isn’t surprising given this is what the movie was based on. Good move, Marvel!

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Man of Steel – Superman (really) returns in new trailer.

December 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Man of Steel – Superman (really) returns in new trailer.

The new Superhero movie, Man of Steel, is looking like a powerful step up from the last reboot. But then is the first British Superman (Henry Cavill), so what do you expect. Well done for keeping the British end up, sir. This bad boy has Zack Snyder as director and Christopher Nolan (all those lovely […]

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Dane DeHaan swings into Amazing Spider-Man II.

December 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dane DeHaan swings into Amazing Spider-Man II.

Dane DeHaan is to sign up for the next Amazing Spider-Man movie alongside fellow acting talent Andrew Garfield, Jamie Foxx, Shailene Woodley and Emma Stone, we’re told. The new film in the Spider-Man saga is set for release in May 2nd 2014. Shooting begins in 2013. The casting of DeHaan as Harry Osborn went viralthis […]

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Man of Steel poster.

December 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Man of Steel poster.

Coming next June is the new Superman film – Man of Steel. And from the look of this poster it seems he is in trouble with the government. Well, he is a one-man walking (and flying) weapon of mass destruction, right?

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Dredd by Gordon Rennie, David Bishop and Matthew Smith (book review).

November 30, 2012 | By | Reply More
Dredd by Gordon Rennie, David Bishop and Matthew Smith	(book review).

‘Dredd’ is an anthology of three previously published novels about Judge Dredd, the twenty-second century lawman who has spent the last thirty-five years as the most popular character in British comic, ‘2000AD’. The anthology was published in North America to coincide with the release of the live action film ‘Dredd 3D’, starring Karl Urban in […]

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Alien actor Lance Henriksen turns comic-book writer.

November 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Alien actor Lance Henriksen turns comic-book writer.

Early this December Dark Horse is to publish the first in a new five-issue western horror comic-book tale, To Hell You Ride: White Man’s Guilt , by Alien actor, Lance Henriksen and co-writer, Joseph Maddrey with art supplied by Tom Mandrake. Lance Henriksen is, of course, best known for acting in movies like the Alien […]

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Shakara: The Destroyer by Robbie Morrison and Robbie Flint (graphic novel review).

November 28, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Shakara: The Destroyer by Robbie Morrison and Robbie Flint (graphic novel review).

Cosmic, man! But confusing, too, for the uninitiated so it’s worth going over the back story, which is revealed half-way through the first yarn here, ‘The Destroyer’. That makes this a bit of a spoiler. Sorry. The Shakara, a spindly looking bunch of aliens, were a very warlike race, always killing each other. Then there […]

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The Intrinsic # 2 (comicbook review)

November 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Intrinsic # 2 		(comicbook review)

The second issue of The Intrinsic’ comic starts where the first edition left off. Ishmael Stone (Philosopher Rex), his accomplice Blind Jack and the two new recruits are being attacked by a demonic hoard from another dimension. Given that the new recruit Tori was until late in the first episode a dancer, it’s not surprising […]

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