There’s an incredibly unique feel to this title, a book whose narrative premise is historical fiction set to the tune of fast paced science fiction. Claudia Christian and Morgan Grant Buchanan have taken the historical and cultural themes of ancient Rome, a captivating and rich time period and considered what might have happened if Rome […]Read more "Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator – Grab your sword, toga and..blaster pistol!"
The webcomic is a genre which has become increasingly prevalent in the last decade, it’s a natural progression from the famous newspaper funnies which produce pithy, satirical and occasionally wiry page fillers for popular printed newspaper and magazines. But it’s an incredibly skillful ability to be able to tell a story in as little as […]Read more
This is an issue that has been raised on my facebook wall, it’s important, it’s not an issue which is an easy one to either write about or cover. Firstly, I am not a person of colour, I am a very pale Irish man – the reason I am writing about this is because I […]Read more "Portrayal of People of Colour in Comic Books"
I’ve briefly covered Action, the infamous and well loved comic which was created with a unique vision for it’s young UK readers in the 1970’s – namely to address the issues and to represent the popular culture emerging in Britain at the time. Action had a unique voice and although I wasn’t born when it […]Read more "Blackjack: An Action Comic Spotlight"
There’s a tremendous amount of negativity focused around EA’s latest Star Wars offering – the sequel to the lacklustre Battlefront – which they have imaginatively called Battlefront 2. The truth is the game deserves that criticism, it’s simple not worth your hard earned money – the multiplayer is simplistic and out of the box, comes […]Read more "Star Wars Battlefront 2 – Campaign"
Gamers are no strangers to the popular Massively Multiplayer Online genre, the most popular of these is the long running World of Warcraft MMO which has dominated the scene for 13 years. DC attempted to introduce their familiar characters and comic book settings into a story driven online environment – allowing players to interact with […]Read more "DC Universe Online: PS4 Edition"
Having been sick for over a week and being placed in Hospital I took the opportunity to read through Grant Morrison’s entire Batman Run. These can be purchased as a three volume affair (links below on where to find them) and the experience could be summed us as the most captivating but at times confusing […]Read more "Grant Morrison’s Complete Batman Run"