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REVIEW: Iceman Issue 1

It’s a weird time in western comics. We’re into the triumphant third year, at least, of ‘the superhero movie bubble is about to burst!’ And the far right harassment campaigns that have wandered between pop culture media for years looking to start fights have decided that comics is their next hill to die on. Then …

REVIEW: Iceman Issue 1

Review: The Social Diary of a Ghoul

No one ever thinks about the ghouls. The henchmen of the pulseless, ghouls do all the work but get none of the good press that vampires enjoy. Even zombies have better PR than they do, and all they do is eat, groan, stumble and decay. In this new found age of acceptance for horror, the …

Review: The Social Diary of a Ghoul

Agents of SHIELD: The Coulson Singularity

There’s going to be a lot of stuff written about Agents of SHIELD over the next few months. Anything which isn’t banal ratings speculation should be pretty interesting because there’s a lot to chew on in there. Not only do you get the sensibilities and plot beats of Marvel movies transferred to the small screen, …

Agents of SHIELD: The Coulson Singularity

World War Z: The First Weapon

(Photo from Ryan Seacrest’s homepage) World War Z is one of the smartest blockbusters in years. It’s not a popular opinion, lost as it is inside the miles of column inches devoted to the movie’s cost overrun and reshoots, but it’s the truth. Despite the gleeful feeding frenzy of the press, World War Z isn’t …

World War Z: The First Weapon

Review: Luther Season 3 Episode 1

There’s a single moment of moral absolutes in the first episode of Luther season three. The series opens on a TSG unit, guns drawn, fingers trembling, focused on a closed warehouse door. DSU Martin Schenk stands in the middle of them, looking pale and drawn and then…the door opens and DCI John Luther, with faithful …

Review: Luther Season 3 Episode 1

Review: 6 Gun Gorilla Issue 1

Blue-3425 is going to die. He’s okay with it too, because he’s signed on to be a Holehead. The Holeheads are expendable troops fitted with psychic tumours that transmit everything they see back to Earth. In return for this brave action, and, of course, their deaths, any surviving members will receive a large payout. Holeheads …

Review: 6 Gun Gorilla Issue 1

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