As part of IDW Publishing’s 20th Anniversary celebrations, we have been treated to a selection of comics featuring a twenty year jump to show us what the future holds. In a bold move for the Next Generation franchise, the story actually features a jump back to Picard’s early career as captain of the Stargazer. One […]Read more "Star Trek The Next Generation 20/20"
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles haven’t always been green. That revelation, as an 80’s child blew my mind. Having recently grabbed some collected copies of the original comics written by Eastman and Laird, finding them to be beautifully inked black and white panels and violent as hell. I found myself falling in love with the […]Read more "Classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Comics: 30 Years of Awesome"
Splank! is the brainchild of Peter Duncan, a well-known small-press publisher from Northern Ireland. Splank! harks back to the traditional hard-back annuals that most UK kids used to receive at Christmas. Splank! is an ingenious combination of work from professional artists, small-press publishers and newcomers with a mix of humorous and adventure strips some set in a […]Read more "Splank! Annual 2020 – A Free Comic which is launching a NHS Charity Appeal"
Not a lot of people know that I have always wanted to be a detective, when I was in the police force I was a constable who dreamed of one day being Columbo. I would have loved the disheveled coat and cigars and the spinning around and asking ‘just one more question’. The writer of […]Read more "Before I Say I do – A Thrilling Crime Novel by Vicki Bradley"
This series by Patrick Gleason and Peter Tomasi was somewhat overshadowed by the Grant Morrison run featuring Batman and Damian Wayne’s Robin. That’s a shame as the story presented in this first volume was gripping and featured an element of the Dark Knight which is underutilized. He’s not just the world’s greatest detective, he is […]Read more "Batman & Robin : Born to Kill"
I remember at school there was constant buzz and excitement regarding the N64, most of us had grown up with Nintendo products from the NES to the SNES and we salivated at Wave Race 64 and Mario. Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire was another hotly anticipated title due for release in 1997 and it […]Read more "Star Wars: Shadows of The Empire: N64 Review"
Red Son was released as a 3 issue event by DC Comics in 2003. It’s creator Mark Millar had just become a name in comics by following on from Warren Ellis in writing The Authority. The central idea was a great ‘What if’ alternative history idea: what if Kal-el, who would become Superman, had crashed in […]Read more "Superman : Red Son Review"