It’s almost Easter and around this time of the year, I find my thoughts starting to revolve the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s a powerful story and there’s many different aspects to the story which has been pored over for centuries. Themes of betrayal, the rights and wrongs of corporal punishment, the state […]Read more "Judas The Comic Book"
I found myself utterly captivated by the TV show Firefly, introduced to it by my wife a year ago – I was, like many others, disappointed when it finished with a lackluster movie. Creator Joss Whedon, rightly believed that he had a great story to tell and now, thankfully, he has the been able to […]Read more "Serenity : Those Left Behind"
I have fond memories of this classic 1980’s Cartoon show. I caught it on the British Channel BBC1 during their Children’s hours in the middle of the day. Broadcast between 1983 until 1985, this series, as the name suggests, was based on the famous TSR role playing game of the same name with a unique […]Read more "Dungeons and Dragons – Classic 80’s Animation"
DC Showcase was an attempt to bring lesser known characters in the publishers universe into public consciousness. There’s also a lot for those who are already fans of these characters to appreciate as well. Perhaps what this collection does best is capture the look and feel of each of the characters presented here. There’s an […]Read more "The DC Showcase 2010-2011"
In the late 80’s and early 90’s The Real Ghostbusters ruled the newsagents shelves in the UK. The comic was bursting with homegrown talent, several comic strips per issue, prose stories and competitions. It packed an incredible amount into it’s tiny frame and the memory of the fun I had lying on my living room […]Read more "The Real Ghostbusters – Marvel UK"
If you are not familiar with Judge Dredd, picture the scene, cast your mind back to 1976 (or if you aren’t old enough – imagine). For the children of that heady era, it was a warm summer, riding their bikes in the streets of their beloved (or completely hated) towns. They had no idea that […]Read more "Give us Today Our Daily Dredds"
Toxic was a British comic book series which comprised of 31 issues and was published by Apocalypse Limited. It was the brainchild of legendary creative talents – Pat Mills, Kevin O’Neill, Mike McMahon, John Wagner and Alan Grant. It was primarily created to allow writers and artists to have their work published with them retaining […]Read more "Toxic – A Revolutionary British Comic"