IDW is a publisher that I’ve always been fascinated with. The reboots of various franchises close to my heart such as Transformers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles keep me interested in their varied product line. Picking up this beautifully bound book (it comes in a fabric covered box with a magnetic latch and inside there […]Read more "IDW : The First Decade Book Review"
I’m looking at a winter scene, trees are covered with the heavy dusting of snow, there’s a lake which is frozen over and in the mid-distance, a cozy cottage is presented. The lights are on and smoke rises from the chimney with the promise of a welcoming warm fire, a refuge from the bitter cold […]Read more "Better Late than Never: Andy Green Pixel Art – A Book Review"
I’d dipped my toes into the Gears of War franchise when I bought a reconditioned Xbox 360 a few years ago. I spent several hundred pounds on various game collections including Gears of War 1 -3 and spent many Friday nights, beer in hand blasting grubs and gigantic boss monsters all the while running for […]Read more "Gears of War 4 Review"
My favourite season is undoubtedly the festive period, we are currently in the run-up to the ‘Most Wonderful Time of the Year’. Noted author and illustrator David Taylor II agrees wholeheartedly with this statement and has created two books which are designed to help those beginning to read. Packed with beautiful illustrations that evoke the […]Read more "My Alphabet is Christmas"
I wasn’t familiar with the original run of this series, crafted expertly by Jack Kirby but I had heard of it in whispered tones in the comic book community. Being a member of Marvel Unlimited I decided to dip my toes into the narrative and was fairly surprised. I struggled to be engaged by Neil […]Read more "The Eternals – 2006 / Gaiman/Romita Jr"
Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts has a reputation. It’s often quoted by veteran gamers as being one of the most difficult titles ever made. I’m here to tell you that reputation is absolutely justified. Playing as the brave knight Sir Arthur you set off on a quest to rescue your girlfriend from a myriad of demonic […]Read more "Halloween 2019 – Super Ghouls ‘n Ghosts"
The first word I ever heard spoken by a real-life computer was ‘Robocop’ and in the early ’90s that blew my tiny 10-year-old mind. My father had bought me a copy of Robocop from the local department store and of course, I was too young to have seen the film but I had read about […]Read more "Robocop – Ocean Software – 8 Bit"