Tag Archives: Comics

Jim Woodring – Fran

I have no absolutely no idea what made me pick this wordless graphic novel up in the Midtown New York comic book store that was just down the road from our hotel. Something about Fran’s sassy pose demanded that I … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead – Season 4 (Mid-season)

I have had something of a love/hate relationship with AMC’s television adaptation of zombie apocalypse comic The Walking Dead from pretty much the word go (in fairness I have also had my moments where the comic is concerned of late … Continue reading

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Dredd

To be filed under ‘simple pleasures’, Dredd is a nice straightforward comic book adaptation that doesn’t try to be too clever or stamp it’s mark on the seminal comic strip I loved as a kid. The cast were perfect as … Continue reading

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Thor: The Dark World

Having got the whole how-he-came-by-his-powers explanation out of the way in the first film (which was okay if not all that special), Thor: The Dark World doesn’t waste a great deal of time and gets stuck straight into the storyline. … Continue reading

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Agents Of C.H.E.E.S.E.

I have been holding off on this review, and now with Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. now three episodes in and finally showing slight improvement, I feel I can just about bring myself to comment without letting go of a howl of … Continue reading

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Stephen King – The Wind Through The Keyhole

Having read all of the Dark Tower novels (and even made a start on the graphic novels), I have to say that they were engaging but somewhat patchy, and as such I doubted I would ever re-read them on the … Continue reading

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Iron Man 2

My, what a fine movie! Free of the shackles of having to explain Iron Man’s creation, and effectively allowing Robert Downey Junior free reign in a role he was born to play, it was further enhanced by a equally strong … Continue reading

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Red

Sometimes you stumble across a movie that is perfect for the occasion. In this instance the occasion was a Saturday night in front of the telly, and Red was perfect on account of our expectations being set suitably low, probably by last … Continue reading

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Marvel Avengers Assemble

It’s been a little while since I went to the cinema, the last time being to see Captain America if I recall correctly, so perhaps it’s somehow appropriate that my latest visit should follow on from that in a way. … Continue reading

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Aliens: Fast Track To Heaven – Liam Sharp

I’m a sucker for a good Aliens story, and this very nearly was a good Aliens story. Written and drawn by Liam Sharp, Fast Track To Heaven is being sold as a 40-page ‘hard back graphic novella’, and it’s this … Continue reading

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