“We had joy, we had fun, we had seasons in the Sun…” We rejoin Finn the Herald having already ushered in the Seasonal God Summer, she has vanquished the capricious Spring with her new found love the prince Rigo. We explored the nature of duality in the previous issue and discovered that the dark God […]Read more "Solstice: Here Comes the Summer Sun!"
Growing up I didn’t have much chance to play classic Pinball games, I believe at my local arcade (which has long since shut down) there was an Addams Family Table, but the one I really wanted to play – being a long term fan – was the Doctor Who Pinball Table from Bally. I missed […]Read more "Pinball Arcade: Doctor Who -The Timelords Table!"
Spring, a beautiful joyful season, a complete contrast to the Lord of Winter whom we encountered in the last issue of Solstice, surely this will be a season that we can warm too, literally and metaphorically? Again Revolve comics brings us the continuing story of Finn and her battles with the God’s who themselves are […]Read more "Solstice: Spring – Returning to the Green"
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"