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Fantastic Four… why it failed to impress

19 Aug
Authors Note: I’ve not yet read the comics but I do have the Ultimate run to read as I travel the US in a couple weeks. I do have some knowledge of the FF but not much when it comes to the villains and supporting characters. Editors NoteWoohoo! Here’s an actual review of the recent Fantastic Four film. Poor Lee was so traumatized by it… I had to coerce him to write this just so we’d all understand why the Roger Corman film is better.

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I’ll start off with what I enjoyed because there’s not much. Continue reading

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Help Marian Call fund her next album, ‘Standing Stones’

17 Aug

Marian Call is a Nerdlush favourite; residing in Juneau, Alaska, Marian has been making music since 2007, singing about spaceships and dragons and technology and what it means to be a geek. Continue reading

Ant-Man – A Small Step But A Giant Leap Into The MCU

26 Jul

I’m not going to go on and give a full review because there are lots of those out there and my honest review of this is ‘Go see it, go see it now’. I want to talk more on about the effect this film has on the MCU, which is a lot. Continue reading

Comic-Caps: Invincible #20-24 + #0 and Origins

3 Aug

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Robert Kirkman – Writer, Letterer
Cory Walker – Penciler, Inker
Ryan Ottley –  Penciler, Inker
Bill Crabtree – Colourist

Previously on Invincible
Marks mother Debbie continues to struggle to come to terms with what her husband did, meanwhile Mark gets tricked into helping with a coup and there’s a new villain in town called Angstrom Levy who’s collecting himself from different dimensions.

Vol. 5: The Facts of Life (#20-24 + #0 (Origins)) Continue reading

Comic-Caps: The Walking Dead #19-24

22 Jul

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Robert Kirkman – Creator, Writer, Letterer
Charlie Adlard – Penciler, Inker and gray tones
Cliff Rathburn – Gray tones

Previously on The Walking Dead
Upon finding the prison Rick thinks his luck has turned. It hasn’t. Hershel’s and his family join Rick at the prison and most are soon killed by an inmate and during a zombie attack on the Prison 2 of the remaining prisoners stage a coup and with a gun to his head Rick must make the ultimate decision.

Chapter 4: The Heart’s Desire (#19-24) Continue reading

Batman Day – 75th Anniversary

6 Jul

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Did you know Batman is almost 75 years old?
Did you know there’s a whole day dedicated to him?
Did you know DC are releasing a special comic just for this day?
Did you know there’s a raffle with HUGE prizes to be won, all to raise money for a Children’s Hospital?
Did you know the day all this happens in 23rd July?

Well you do now. Continue reading

Comic-Caps: Invincible #14-19

28 Jun

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Robert Kirkman – Writer, Letterer
Cory Walker – Penciler, Inker
Ryan Ottley –  Penciler, Inker
Bill Crabtree – Colourist

Previously on Invincible
Mark learns the truth about what his father did, where he really comes from and why he’s here on Earth. A huge fight breaks out as Mark tries to stop his Dad from enslaving the planet, during the fight Mark is left comatose and Nolan leaves our Solar System.

Vol. 4: Head of the Class (#14-19) Continue reading

Comic-Caps: The Walking Dead #13-18

16 Jun

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Robert Kirkman – Creator, Writer, Letterer
Tony Moore – Penciler, Inker and gray tones
Cliff Rathburn – Gray tones

Previously on The Walking Dead
Leaving the camp site the group pick up a few new friends and find an abandoned gated community which is not so abandoned and results in the death of Donna. On the road they go hunting a Carl is shot accidentally but survives and is patched up by Hershel. Ricks actions inadvertently cause half of Hershel’s family to be killed, after being kicked off the farm Rick and his group discover a prison.

Chapter 3: Safety Behind Bars (#13-18) Continue reading

Comic-Caps: Invincible #9-13

8 Jun

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Robert Kirkman – Writer, Letterer
Cory Walker – Penciler, Inker
Ryan Ottley –  Penciler, Inker
Bill Crabtree – Colourist

Previously on Invincible
Since getting his powers Mark Grayson, better known as Invincible has been working with the Teen Team to keep the city safe. We met The Guardians of the Globe but they were soon butchered by Marks Father, Omni-Man.

Vol. 3: Perfect Strangers (#9-13) Continue reading

Comic-Caps: The Walking Dead #7-12

31 May

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Robert Kirkman – Creator, Writer, Letterer
Tony Moore – Penciler, Inker and gray tones
Cliff Rathburn – Gray tones

Previously on The Walking Dead
Office Rick Grimes is shot in the line of duty and reawakens from a coma months later only to find the world is filled with the living dead. Rick goes to Atlanta to find his wife and son, he does and is also reunited with his partner Shane (who banged his wife). Shane is angry Rick is back because he wants Rick’s wife to himself and tries to kill him but before he does, Ricks son Carl shoots Shane. Lots of people also get eaten by zombies.

Chapter 2: Miles Behind Us (#7-12) Continue reading

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