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Star Wars Han Solo film gets a Woody (Harrelson).

January 12, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Star Wars Han Solo film gets a Woody (Harrelson).

Some news fresh in – the new Han Solo movie from the Star Wars stable has just hired Woody ‘The Hunger Games’ Harrelson to appear in the flick in a major role. The other main known actors for this movie are Alden Ehrenreich as young Han Solo, Donald Glover as young Lando Calrissian, and Emilia Clarke as the big female protagonist. […]

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Supergirl’s season two to get all Mxyzptik on us.

January 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Supergirl’s season two to get all Mxyzptik on us.

Season 2 of Supergirl is set to build on its tradition of borrowing outlandish adversaries, with the news that it will feature DC’s most unpronounceable villain, Mr Mxyzptik. Peter Gadiot will play the character, and he adds this tricky assignment to a star-studded list of TV fantasy roles, his most recent being Cyrus in Once […]

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Doctor Who: Evening’s Empire by Andrew Cartmel, Marc Platt, Dan Abnett and Scott Gray (graphic novel review)

January 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Evening’s Empire by Andrew Cartmel, Marc Platt, Dan Abnett and Scott Gray  (graphic novel review)

‘The Cartmel Masterplan’ has always been one of the most intriguing ‘What If’s’ in the storied history of ‘Doctor Who’. As script editor of the show in the final three seasons of its original run, Andrew Cartmel brought a more nuanced approach to Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor. Hinting that he was more than […]

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The Art Of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by John Kushins (book review)

January 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by John Kushins    (book review)

**This review contains spoilers for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’. If you haven’t seen the film yet, I suggest you go watch it and then read this review!** As ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ continues to generate millions of dollars of revenue at the box office, this is a great time to take […]

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Star Wars Rebels season 3, part deux (trailer).

January 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Rebels season 3, part deux (trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the last instalment of the 3rd season of Star Wars Rebels … for those who like their Star Wars cartoonified. You’ll need access to the Disney XD channel – final series hits on the 7th January 2017.

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Star Wars: Rogue One (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

January 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: Rogue One (2016) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ is the story of the early days of the Rebel Alliance that first appeared in the original 1977 ‘Star Wars’ film. A new young hero is introduced, Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones). The story is grim and gritty with a fairly complex plot that ties up loose ends from the […]

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Comicbook Covers: Adventure Comics # 354 : an article of a tidy mind by: GF Willmetts

January 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Comicbook Covers: Adventure Comics # 354  :   an article of a tidy mind by: GF Willmetts

By their nature, covers are used to entice you to buy a product. More so with American comicbooks in the 1960s. You might recognise the characters but it often the actions and the activities that are going on that will convince you to read the adventure. With the Golden Age and the resurrection of comicbook […]

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Legion Of Super-Heroes: The Beginning Of Tomorrow (graphic novel review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Legion Of Super-Heroes: The Beginning Of Tomorrow   (graphic novel review)

‘Legion Of Super-Heroes: The Beginning Of Tomorrow’ is the reprint of the 1994-1995 re-build of the LSH from Legion Of Super-Heroes 0, # 62-65, Legionnaires 0, 19-22. As such there are a large handful of writers, pencillers and inkers with probably the first issue being the sketchiest before the art standard jumps up. This is […]

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Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas (book review)

December 29, 2016 | By | Reply More
Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas   (book review)

Now here’s a book you would want to keep out of the Rebels’ hands, ‘Imperial Death Star: DS-1 Orbital Battle Station Owner’s Workshop Manual’ by Ryder Windham, Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas. Here you get to see the development of the prototypes before the small moon-version endorsed by the Emperor Palpatine and built by the […]

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Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) : a memory by: GF Willmetts

December 27, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Carrie Fisher (1956-2016) :  a memory  by: GF Willmetts

When we heard Carrie Fisher had had a heart attack on her return to America, I’m sure we all thought she’d pull through. After all, in this day and age, sixty is now seen as being quite young. It was a shock tonight to learn it wasn’t to be. I had a look at her […]

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