Mythology is important, we are inspired by it and changed by it. Mythology is guided by the seemingly common elements around us, such as the land around us, the changing skies and the seasons which overlap and overtake us bringing festivals and creating times for families to unite in their homes and celebrate. Solistice a […]Read more "Solistice: A Tale of Epic Myth"
Solomon Kane, created by Robert E Howard of Conan fame, is a puritan solider who never caught on in the same manner that the Conan sagas did. Dark Horse comic editor Scott Allie adapted Solomon Kane: The Castle of the Devil from a fragment found by Howard. The narrative is set in Germany, in the mysterious […]Read more "A Puritan Warrior facing the Devil himself"
Back in the 80’s there were few universal gaming mascots in the 8-bit era that came from the UK, unlike the mascots of Mario and Sonic, there were no superstars. But what we did have were strangely charismatic and slightly ‘odd’ main characters who starred in our games. I personally, would give anything to go […]Read more "Dizzy: The Ultimate Cartoon Adventure"
A lot of my North American friends will not be familiar with the computing marvel that was the Amstrad CPC, the brain child of Alan Sugar (or at least financially backed by him). This was my first computing system and particularly dear to my heart, so as such, I wanted to take a look back […]Read more "I ain’t Afraid of No Ghost – Ghostbusters on the Amstrad CPC"
Requiem Volume 2 further fleshes out the character of Heinrich’s backstory, beginning with a visual stunning sequence where we return to the Eastern Front, a sequence of memory which may be drifting through the reborn Heinrich’s mind. A fevered dream born of the obsession and the madness borne equally of love and of hate, Heinrich […]Read more "Requiem Vol 2: Pirates in the Sky and Vampire Orgies"
Thor: Vikings is part of the MAX series, a wonderful visceral take on Marvel Favourites, this isn’t the movie Thor, this is classic ‘proper’ Thor remoulded by Gareth Ennis and illustrated by the wonderful Glen Fabry. Thor fights Viking zombies with the help of warriors from previous eras of Mankind’s history, Ennis is a master […]Read more "Classic, Bloody, Viking Action"
I love the Indiana Jones franchise and I fell in love with the comic book adaptation of The Temple of Doom straight away. Years ago I had sat on the carpet of the living room of my parents house and been enraptured by the adventures of this archaeologist, moving through China to India and finding […]Read more "Classic Indiana Jones Action – The Temple of Doom"