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  • 23 2017 March

    Reviews: the diaper-in-chief – Boss Baby

    The Boss Baby, Directed by Tom McGrath, Starring Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin, Eric Bell Jr., Tobey Maguire, Lisa Kudrow Alec Baldwin, the enduring Baldwin, is The Boss Baby. At the baby-led BabyCorp they are...

  • 22 2017 March

    Reviews: Carrie & Rufus – Apocalypse, wow

    Carrie & Rufus, Ben Hennessy Highly recommended is the name if the game around here, and last year when I saw sample pages of Carrie and Rufus by Ben Hennessy at Thought Bubble, I was...

  • 21 2017 March

    Reviews: Don’t Knock Twice

    Don’t Knock Twice, Directed by Caradog W. James, Starring Katee Sackhoff, Lucy Boynton, Javier Botet, Nick Moran, Pooneh Hajimohammadi A new horror movie starring Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff. Sculptor Jess is trying to piece back...

  • 20 2017 March

    A few thoughts about Iron Fist…

    I was watching Iron Fist last weekend, and like pretty much everyone else on my Facebook feed, was quietly impressed by it. Sure, it’s not going to win an Oscar, but it’s sure as hell...

  • 20 2017 March

    2000AD Previews: Prog 2023

    The latest 2000AD – out on 22nd March, with a complete new line-up, one of those relaunch issues, all brand new strips. Well, actually, a done in one Dredd by Wagner and Ezquera plus a...

The Visitor: How & Why He Stayed #1, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Paul Grist, Bill Crabtree, Dark Horse Although Mignola finally wrapped up his main Hellboy story arc a while back there is still a lot of spaces to fill in from Hellboy’s history. We’ve been getting some of those recently in some delightful mini-series...

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Reviews: A Cure for Wellness

February 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Cure for Wellness, Directed by Gore Verbinski, Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Celia Imrie, Ivo Nandi, Adrian Schiller Gore Verbinski brings a chilling tale of what really happens at spa and health treatment centres. A young executive at a large investment company is sent to a health retreat to bring back their...

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Reviews: Logan

February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Logan, Directed by James Mangold, Starring Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Boyd Holbrook, Stephen Merchant, Elizabeth Rodriguez Hugh Jackman dons the adamantium claws one more time. We’re in the future this time – it’s 2029 and Wolverine is driving a limo near the Mexican border, working in America then crossing the border to a remote disused factory...

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Earlier this month David Moreau’s Seuls was released in cinemas across France and Belgium. The film, based on the acclaimed young adult comic series of the same name by Fabien Vehlmann and Bruno Gazotti, tells the story of a group of children who one morning find themselves in a world without adults. They learn that...

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Comics: Draw the Line

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Draw the Line launched today, with “more than 100 comics artists and illustrators from around the world launch Draw the Line, a lively, visual guide to positive political action that anyone can take.” In a time of enormous division, and indeed outright anger (and sometimes hate, I’m afraid) between opposing elements societies in many countries...

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Interactive pizza with La Pastèque

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Throughout the year, Canadian comics publisher La Pastèque invites you to taste the adventures of Arthur the Pizza Delivery Man on their new digital endeavour, Tout Garni (With Everything On). Every month a different creator will tell a new episode in the story of Arthur, based on a storyline by André Marois, famed for his...

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The 2000AD 40th Anniversary Special…. Preview

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Out 22nd February… with two covers, Carlos Ezquera and David Aja. And inside, well there’s these…. Judge Dredd: Blood by John Wagner and Carl Critchlow: Zombo by Al Ewing and Henry Flint Ro Busters – Seeing Red by Pat Mills and Clint Langley Durham Red – The Judas Strain by Lauren Beukes, Dale Malvorsen, Carlos...

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One of our favourite UK publishers, SelfMadeHero (celebrating ten years in the biz this year) has a couple of exciting announcements for new works coming this autumn. Tillie Walden has been impressing us and pretty much every other comics blog with her work and has already carved out quite a reputation despite her youth. Pleased...

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File this under another one of those things I always forget about. I really should set up a calendar with all those important comic dates shouldn’t I? Although in this case I’m lucky, as Sarah Turner has been in touch with full details of the event. (Quick note to anyone doing or thinking of doing...

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The 2000AD Preview: Prog 2019

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The latest 2000AD – out Wed 22nd Feb…. And inside, we have this…. Judge Dredd: Deep In The Heart by Michael Carroll and Henry Flint Sinister Dexter: Electric Ladyland by Dan Abnett and Steve Yeowell Kingmaker by Ian Edginton and Leigh Gallagher The Order by Kek-W and John Burns The Kingdom by Dan Abnett and...

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