Captain Marvel

COMIC REVIEW: Fearless Issue 1

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. An anthology of stories about Marvel’s female characters, staffed by Marvel’s female creators is …

COMIC REVIEW: Fearless Issue 1

Punch Holes in the Sky

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid on 8th February 2019. If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. It’s always nice when something you really want to …

Punch Holes in the Sky

Captain on the Page

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid on 8th March 2019. If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Kelly Thompson is one of the writers on my ‘instantly …

Captain on the Page

REVIEW: The Life of Captain Marvel Issue 1

The easiest criticism of modern western comics is also the truest; that nothing ever changes. Bruce Wayne’s parents always bleed out in an alleyway. Peter Parker never catches a break. The Joker always escapes. The resets button is always pressed. The next issue is always a relaunch. The Life of Captain Marvel is a relaunch. That’s the …

REVIEW: The Life of Captain Marvel Issue 1

Nine Worlds Debrief: The Humanitarian Element: Superheroic Ethics – Heroism, compromise & the reality of intervening under fire

This is far more of a reading list than the last one. Most of the books here were covered in the panel but a couple didn’t come up and have occurred to me since. One note before we dive in; included here are Amazon and, where possible, Comixology links. Please, if you have a local …

Nine Worlds Debrief: The Humanitarian Element: Superheroic Ethics – Heroism, compromise & the reality of intervening under fire

Comics Review Roundup: July 28th 2015

New Comics Day! The weekly injection of new pop cultural experimentation and fun into the zeitgeist’s bloodstream! Or something! Either way here are some of the comics I’ve read, reviewed and enjoyed in the last week over at Travelling Man’s blog. A-Force and Secret Wars prove that this Summer’s big Marvel crossover is genuinely fun and different. We …

Comics Review Roundup: July 28th 2015

The Lists: Comics of 2014

Ms Marvel The last time the Marvel universe had a debut this perfect, the character’s surname was Parker. I could, and have gone on about how smart, funny and entertaining G Willow Wilson‘s latest title is. After all, It’s a teenage superhero story that discusses issues of social inclusion, cultural integration and the untrammeled horror …

The Lists: Comics of 2014

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