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Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Space Seed, Kirk vs Khan.

If you like your swag classic Trek stylee, here comes a fine-looking Kirk versus Khan set. Here’s the official catalogue blurb for it… A Diamond Select Release! Designed and Sculpted by Art Asylum! It’s an all-new Star Trek action figure line designed especially for collectors, and the newest offering in this series is Captain James […]

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Steam Lantern beats Green Lantern?

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Steam Lantern beats Green Lantern?

Here’s an interesting example of DC Comics (and Warner Bros. Animation) jumping on the steampunk band wagon. Yesterday’s episode of Green Lantern: The Animated Series featured Hal visiting the Anti-Matter Universe and teaming up with the Victorian protector of Earth, Steam Lantern! No power ring, but lots of steam-powered gadgets to take on the bad […]

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Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United trailer.

October 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United trailer.

Here’s the new trailer for the next animated feature flick from Marvel, Iron Man & Hulk: Heroes United. New best buds and brothers in science, Bruce Banner and Tony Stark, get into trouble the Marvel Comic Way!

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The Dark Knight Returns: new trailer.

October 10, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Dark Knight Returns: new trailer.

If you had to pick one seminal comic-book that changed everything, you’d be hard pressed to choose between The Watchmen and The Dark Knight Returns. Of course, the Watchmen has already had a live action movie. But for the Dark Knight returns, how about an animated flick based on it? Here’s the trailer for this’un […]

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Angry Birds or Angry Jedi?

October 9, 2012 | By | Reply More
Angry Birds or Angry Jedi?

You know there are a lot of killer combos in the world – bacon and lettuce, salt and pepper, dungeons and dragons – but here comes a winning formula that is bound to succeed – Angry Birds the Star Wars edition! Now, the real question here… is Angry Birds doing George Lucas a favour, or […]

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Star Trek Into Darkness – most teasing-ist of teasers.

October 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Into Darkness – most teasing-ist of teasers.

JJ Abrams has been on the Conan O’Brien show in the States with the most teasing of teasers for the next Star Trek movie, Star Trek Into Darkness. In fact, if it were any more teasing than this, she would be a Klingon pole dancer in Las Vegas called Nah’Roxette.

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Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 5. The Angels Take Manhattan.

September 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: 2012 Season One episode 5. The Angels Take Manhattan.

Continuing from last week, if you’re living in a country that hasn’t seen these episodes yet, read with caution but I’m not going to give too much away. If you can watch it first, that’s even better. I’m still puzzling how the Weeping Angels move. OK, if you catch their eye and then blink, then […]

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Steampunk goes green… Wrylon Robotical Illustrated Catalog of Botanical ‘Bots.

September 29, 2012 | By | Reply More
Steampunk goes green… Wrylon Robotical Illustrated Catalog of Botanical ‘Bots.

Here’s the 1912 edition of the delightfully steampunkish Wrylon Robotical Illustrated Catalog of Botanical ‘Bots – it’s actually a Kickstarter project, but given it’s only a few hundred dollars away from its target amount, this splendid-looking book will probably be winging its way to us very soon. Its creator Barry McWilliams has imagined a world […]

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Doctor Who: Black And White by Matt Fitton (audio-book review).

September 28, 2012 | By | Reply More
Doctor Who: Black And White by Matt Fitton (audio-book review).

‘Black And White’ is the second in the series of three in the main Doctor Who range. The three stories are also complemented by a Companion Chronicle called ‘Project Nivana’. Hex and Ace are rescued at the end of ‘Protect And Survive’ by the timely arrival of the TARDIS. But the white TARDIS is now […]

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The Infernal Devices 1: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (book review).

September 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Infernal Devices 1: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare (book review).

‘Clockwork Angel’ is the first book in ‘The Infernal Devices’, a new series by Cassandra Clare, set in a steampunk world. Basically, this means that it’s set in a Victorian-esque England with additional urban fantasy and technological elements. In this book, Tessa arrives in London to live with her brother, Nate, after her grandmother, with […]

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