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Team Marvel or Team DC?

Team Marvel or Team DC?

Is it possible to be Team Marvel and Superman (stand alone) at the same time? Because that is where I am.... Read More »

Drawing Classes with DC Pro Jack Purcell

Drawing Classes with DC Pro Jack Purcell

I would be lying outright if I said that I didn't have a lot of respect for the profound effect of Western comics and their history on society Read More »

Ben Affleck, Really?

Ben Affleck, Really?

Not everyone is delighted about the news that Ben Affleck is the new Batman for the Man of Steel sequel Read More »

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

Another summer of cinematic wilderness is drawing to a close and I owe you all a big apology. Why? Because I am responsible for the terrible state of mainstream American cinema today. Read More »

The Dark Knight Returns?

The Dark Knight Returns?

Christian Bale ponders putting the suit on again The Batman casting rumours are going crazy this week. The usual names are being thrown into the mix, Ryan Gosling (apparently The Sun reader’s favourite), Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bradley Cooper, ev... Read More »

CROM THE BARBARIAN: THE FIRST TRUE S&S COMIC

Comic strips were the only game in town in the 1930s but these strips were eventually collected into omnibuses that lead to the standard comic book. Heroic Fantasy was slow to appear in  the “four-color format” but tales of the glorious p... Read More »

What if Every Superman Actor Was One Man?

What if Every Superman Actor Was One Man?

This week there was only one thing I could write about. Man of Steel. I saw the film and it was amazing. I personally think it is the best outing of Superman ever. Zack Snyder and Christopher Nolan have produced what is a brilliant new Superman fran... Read More »

Monsters, super-heroes and conspiracy theories

Monsters, super-heroes and conspiracy theories

Throughout his career as a comic book scripter, Doug Moench has moved effortlessly between genres and fictional universes. Read More »

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1

To be a comic fan and aficionado there are two stories that you have to appreciate, understand, grasp, and love: ‘Watchmen’ and ‘The Dark Knight Returns’. Both products of the late 80s they are the cornerstone for a new type of ‘gritty’ comics and he... Read More »

Sequential Wednesdays #6 – An Ode to Young Heroes & Unfinished Stories

Sequential Wednesdays #6 – An Ode to Young Heroes & Unfinished Stories

All good things come to an end is a truth we all know to be unwavering.  Knowing that truth, however, doesn’t lessen the blow when something truly remarkable ends unfulfilled.  The most recent entrant into the graying abyss of unfinished and h... Read More »

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