Category Archives: Books

The Wonder Woman Reading List

This weekend, history will be made.

On Thursday the 1st of June Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman (2017) will bring the most enduring and iconic woman in comics to a broad, international audience.

It would take some doing to argue against the epochal nature of the character, or her status as … Continue Reading

Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)- Very Positive

Endings.

They’re anathema to contemporary Hollywood. In a world that considers Paul Blart Mall Cop (2009) worthy of a sequel, it seems that every film with a modicum of success has to be spun into a franchise. Not that I’m complaining about franchises.

Of course I’m not.

To complain about … Continue Reading

Winter Is Coming – Game of Thrones Season 6 Primer

Warning spoilers and fan theories ahead!

‘Winter is coming,’ at last.

These words have been used in a multitude of internet memes from drinking games to sarcasm in relation to British weather. The Stark House motto has been repeated perhaps more than that of any house. 5 seasons later and … Continue Reading

Hobbit-Con Journal

“You’re all part of the dysfunctional family now!”

These were Adam Brown (Ori)’s parting words during the closing ceremony and I don’t feel truer words were spoken after 3 days of geekery, comedy and drunken carnage shared by the fans and actors!

From April 1st-3rd The Maritim Hotel in Bonn … Continue Reading

Character Spotlight- Doctor Doom

If you were a super villain, what would your master plan be?

Starting WWIII? Robbing Fort Knox? Using mind-control to influence the world’s leaders?

Today’s subject does all three before breakfast, but even the greatest of arch villains have humble beginnings.

Victor_von_Doom_(Earth-616)_from_Thor_Vol_1_600Doctor Doom first appeared in Fantastic Four #5 in … Continue Reading