On my journey through the back catalogue of the best of 2000AD, The VC’s are an excellent example of why 2000AD was such a game changer in it’s early years. Created by legend Gerry Finley-Day, who had an uncanny ability to craft a believable structure to even the most outlandish narrative device. The VC’s tells […]Read more "“You are Hit, You are Dead” – The VC’s"
Appearing in the second issue of the Galaxies greatest comic. Judge Dredd was far from your typical Sci-Fi hero. He was a walking judge, jury and executioner in a crazy, despotic society. Dredd was fleshed out on the comic book pages of this illustrious magazine by the minds of Pat Mills and John Wagner and […]Read more "The Judge Dredd Game that Never Was.."
As a young lad growing up I had two 8-bit computers, my first was my beloved Amstrad CPC 464+ and the second was the ZX Spectrum. The ZX Spectrum was cheaper and more of my friends had that machine, so it was easier to swap tapes (long before cartridges were a thing). The 8-bit era […]Read more "2000AD’s Foray into 8 – Bit Gaming"
Slaine is one of the greatest comic book creations to come from the mind (and soul) of legendary storyteller Pat Mills. For those of you who are not familiar with this comic strip, it initially looks like a form of Conan knock off. Indeed 2000AD and a comic which is seen as it’s predecessor Action […]Read more "Slaine – Mythological Parallels"
As many of my readers know. I am a huge fan of classic Doctor Who. I grew up in the ‘wilderness years’ where the show had no other format except scarce re-runs and the excellent Target and New Adventure book series. Perhaps it was my appreciation of experience with Doctor Who in formats other than […]Read more "Doctor Who : The Iron Legion"
I had it! Finally after reading all the rave reviews in PC Zone and PC Gamer, I had strode into the shop with my collected dinner money and exited with one of the most anticipated games on my wish list. Dungeon Keeper! My head was full of the mazes I would build, the creatures I […]Read more "Peter Molyneux – Master of Game Design"
This game is a video game and comic book fans dream! Featuring some of the most popular fighters from the Capcom and Marvel universe. This fun, flashy fighter began life in the arcades before birthing 2 sequels for the home consoles. It’s accessible and easy to pick up, it’s mastery is a thing of legend. […]Read more "Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3"