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Last Man Standing: Killbook Of A Bounty Hunter by Dan Luvisi (book review).

November 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Last Man Standing: Killbook Of A Bounty Hunter by Dan Luvisi (book review).

I have been excited about this book since I first stumbled across a stunning digital painting featuring a bloodied, bullet-ridden soldier. I immediately researched the artist and discovered Dan Luvisi, who is not only extraordinarily talented, but also a really nice guy, in my opinion. His website will prove the first, his Facebook page the […]

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The Wolverine (2013) (DVD review).

November 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Wolverine (2013) (DVD review).

I should point out to those in other parts of the world that this special edition of ‘The Wolverine’ DVD is only available through the Sainsbury’s market chain in the UK. If it follows the normal trend, for two weeks it will be at the lower price as above and then go up to a […]

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Slaine: The Book Of Scars by Pat Mills, Clint Langley, Mick McMahon, Glenn Fabry and Simon Bisley (graphic novel review).

November 15, 2013 | By | Reply More
Slaine: The Book Of Scars by Pat Mills, Clint Langley, Mick McMahon, Glenn Fabry and Simon Bisley (graphic novel review).

‘Slaine: The Book Of Scars’ is a beautiful book. Not only is it packed with some of the most gorgeously bloody fantasy artwork ever to grace the pages of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic (‘2000AD’ in case you’ve been living in the Underworld for the last 35 years), but it’s also packed with trivia, observations and […]

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Crucible # 1 by John Freeman and Smuzz (e-comic).

November 14, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Crucible # 1 by John Freeman and Smuzz (e-comic).

‘Crucible’ a new digital comic from the experienced hands of writer John Freeman (‘Doctor Who Magazine’, ‘Deaths Head’) and artist Smuzz (‘ABC Warriors’) has recently been released for iPad and via Scribd. It’s also being published in ‘STRIP: The Adventure Comics Magazine’. As independent creators work on the best channels to distribute their products, they […]

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Thor: The Dark World by Frank Ochieng (film review).

November 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Thor: The Dark World by Frank Ochieng (film review).

Well, Marvel Comics’ favorite hammer-wielding Norse god is back and assumes the spotlight while his other mighty crime-fighting cohorts take a break, most likely prepping up for their next super-charged sequels. Director Alan Taylor’s comic book epic ‘Thor: The Dark World’  bursts onto the big screen (in the wake of filmmaker Kenneth Branagh’s modest successful […]

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The Last Of Us: American Dreams by Neil Druckmann and Faith Erin Hicks (graphic novel review).

November 7, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Last Of Us: American Dreams by Neil Druckmann and Faith Erin Hicks (graphic novel review).

  ‘The Last Of Us’ is a comicbook based on the recently released video game of the same name. The setting is post-apocalyptic and the main character is Ellie, the young girl featured on the cover of the game. The comic serves as a prequel. This review covers the first four issues as collected in […]

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Thunderbirds: The Comic Collection (graphic novel review).

November 1, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Thunderbirds: The Comic Collection (graphic novel review).

Most of the 1960s-70s ‘TV21’ comic reprints I’ve seen tend to start off with the early material and run out of steam, become selective after the first couple years or the readership hasn’t been able to keep up. Interestingly, publishers Egmont have started from that point so this will give you the opportunity to see […]

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MCM London Comic Con (convention review).

October 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
MCM London Comic Con (convention review).

On October 24-26, over 80,000 fans of comics, science fiction, TV and film converged upon the Excel Centre in London and I was right there in the middle of it. As an early birthday treat, my wife brought me to MCM London Comic Con on the Saturday for a day of all-out geekiness. This was […]

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X-Men: Days Of Future Past… first trailer.

October 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
X-Men: Days Of Future Past… first trailer.

It’s double the fun as the X-men from the future and the past get together to tag-team the sentinel program, as run by that guy from Game of Thrones.

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Essential Iron Man Volume 4 by Herb Trimpe, George Tuska, Barry Windsor-Smith, Jim Starlin, Gerry Conway, Robert Kanigher, Gary Friedrich, Roy Thomas, Mike Friedrich, Bill Everett and Steve Gerber (graphic novel review).

October 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Essential Iron Man Volume 4 by Herb Trimpe, George Tuska, Barry Windsor-Smith, Jim Starlin, Gerry Conway, Robert Kanigher, Gary Friedrich, Roy Thomas, Mike Friedrich, Bill Everett and Steve Gerber (graphic novel review).

‘Essential Iron Man Volume # 4’ presents us with Iron Man # 39-61, featuring the golden avenger and a lot of villains, including some oddities like the White Dragon, Slasher, Demetrius and Soulfather. Importantly, it also features the very first appearance of Thanos of Titan, who went on to big things. The first five issues […]

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