Comics

Three Times Wonder Woman Crossed The Line

  Sometimes we all let our emotions get the better of us, and when that happens we make bad decisions.  The difference is that when we mess up, we don’t do it with god-like powers.  When Wonder Woman goes off the rails, things can get messy fast.   Killing Maxwell Lord   Wonder Woman is…

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So, who’s Laura? More about Wolverine’s new disciple in Logan

In Logan, the third and last of the Wolverine films, we get to see the clawed hero feeling his age a little.  His healing powers can barely keep up with the relentless damage his body is subjected to, and his friends have virtually all gone.  This is a time when mutants are reaching extinction, but…

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Three times studios ignored comic lore and still nailed it

From where we are now, it’s almost impossible to recall a time when comic book adaptations were not part of the cinema scene.  However, aside from classics like Batman (1989), by Tim Burton, and Superman (1978), by Richard Donner, most were complete flops – despite a few sterling performances.  Think Spawn (1997), the Fantastic 4(2005)…

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Four underestimated Image Comics that are definitely worth a look

US comic book publisher Image Comics has a huge back catalogue that spans the last 25 years.   They had massive success, with some of their titles going on to become smash TV hits, like The Walking Dead, or games, like The Darkness.  But for every book that made it big, there were plenty which didn’t…

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Five awesome things to look forward to in 2017!

We’re at the end of a particularly sad year, but don’t lose heart!  There’s going to be plenty of cool things to enjoy as we get deeper into 2017. Tech will be all about VR Virtual reality has become ever more accessible over 2016 and that trend will continue into 2017.  The best examples are hugely…

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Marvel update on The Inhumans and possible schedule clashes

The Marvel Cinematic Universe will probably last longer than our own, the films gross millions and there’s a rich comic heritage that writers can draw on for inspiration. Here’s the latest on their upcoming releases… Jeremy Renner too busy for Mission Impossible 6? If there was ever any doubt that Jeremy Renner was completely committed…

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Two awesome superheroes that Marvel lost its grip on…

Superheroes rake in big money for studios these days, and there are always plenty of new films in the pipeline.  According to data released by IMDb, The Avengers alone brought home $1.5 billion across the globe and even smaller franchises like Spiderman can smash box office records with ease.  However, it wasn’t always this way and…

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Three things you learn spending the day at a comic con

When you identify as a nerd it can be an isolating experience, but just like when you Google some weird complaint and get 20 000 hits, going to a comic con provides evidence that you’re not alone.   Naturally you’ll bump into people who are slightly too serious about their Pokémon Card collection, but in the…

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Captain America Civil War – cool Easter Egg moments

In jokes and references were coming thick and fast throughout the film; these are some of the best ones we’ve picked out so far. Crossbones We kind of have to discover this for ourselves, but if you remember the villainous Brock (Frank Grillo) from The Winter Soldier – and who could forget that lift sequence…

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