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Black Lightning hits your TV screen.

May 19, 2017 | By | Reply More
Black Lightning hits your TV screen.

Black Lightning is a new CW television series, based on the DC Comics character of the same name. Actor Cress Williams stars as the superhero (aka Wyatt in Prison Break) while Christine Adams (Terra Nova‘s Mira) plays his ex-wife. Think a middle class Luke Cage exported via Marvel into the DC universe. Teacher Jefferson Pierce […]

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Star Trek Discovery: first trailer.

May 18, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Star Trek Discovery: first trailer.

And here’s the first trailer for the CBS TV series of Star Trek Discovery, including yet another new look for the klingons.

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Alter Ego # 146 May 2017 (magazine review).

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Alter Ego # 146 May 2017 (magazine review).

The cream at the top of the latest ‘Alter Ego’ magazine has to be the interview with the extremely prolific comicbook writer, Doug Moench. If you’ve ever read Marvel’s ‘Master Of Kung Fu’ you can tell how his various artists rose to his writing. Richard J. Arndt’s interview covers Moench’s career through to his time […]

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Captain Nemo’s Nautilus restaurant. Eat the steampunk!

May 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Captain Nemo’s Nautilus restaurant. Eat the steampunk!

If you’re heading to Germany for your holidays and you’re a steampunk fan, then you could do worse than stay at the U-Boat Hotel and dine at their Captain Nemo-themed Nautilus restaurant. Not sure why this bad boy opened in Germany rather than say, Paris – Jules Verne certainly won’t be happy. Mon Dieu! But if you […]

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The Gifted (big trailer): Young, mutated & on the run!

May 15, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gifted (big trailer): Young, mutated & on the run!

Marvel’s X-men young teen mutant spin-off treads early Logan territory, in a world where being a mutant lands you floating in a lab tank with your powers neutralised. Who wants that? Not this mutant teen brother and sister who must go on the run with their family – including an ex-mutant hunter dad. Purge them all, […]

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Doctor Who season 10 episode 5: Oxygen by Jamie Mathieson

May 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who season 10 episode 5: Oxygen by Jamie Mathieson

Don’t hold your breath! From here in there are spoilers Give scriptwriter Jamie Mathieson his due, he gave a funny script to off-balance the terror of what was happening on-board Chasm Forge Number 7 Mining Station off Ganymede digging for copper ore. Although it doesn’t look it, again, this is a bottle show with limited […]

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Doctor Who: Plague City by Jonathan Morris (book review)

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Plague City by Jonathan Morris  (book review)

Welcome to Plague City, where many people won’t survive the night. Thomas and Isobel are nursing their daughter Catherine when the night doctor comes. Everyone knows that visit is a death sentence. Cloaked and with a bird-like mask to keep the sickness at bay, the doctor makes his rounds but is fighting a losing battle […]

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Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Guardians Of The Galaxy Reloaded by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Gene Colan, Jim Valentino, et al (graphic novel review).

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Guardians Of The Galaxy Reloaded by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Gene Colan, Jim Valentino, et al (graphic novel review).

As the world currently enjoys ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’, ‘Marvel Platinum’s latest release gathers together a gaggle of origin stories, amongst them first appearances of Groot and Drax The Destroyer as well as some more up-to-date adventures featuring the Guardians as a group. With so many individual continuities being bound together when you […]

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The Gifted trailer (X-Men spin off TV series): teen mutants on the run.

May 10, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Gifted trailer (X-Men spin off TV series): teen mutants on the run.

The Gifted TV series from Marvel has Stephen Moyer and Amy Acker (from the fab Person of Interest) as ordinary parents who have to take their family on the lam after they discover their children have mutant powers. They join an underground mutant movement who fight to survive in a hostile anti-mutant world. Here’s the […]

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The Limehouse Golem (film trailer: Victorian crime horror).

May 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Limehouse Golem (film trailer: Victorian crime horror).

Here’s the movie trailer for horror Victorian flick, The Limehouse Golem. A serial killer stalks the Limehouse streets of Victorian London in 1880, the terrified population of this squalid district of the East End believe that the “Golem”, a monster from Judaic mythology, is responsible. Inspector Kildare of Scotland Yard is handed the impossible task […]

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