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Kingsman: the Golden Circle, Directed by Matthew Vaughn, Starring Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Hanna Alström, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum It’s been a year since the events of the first film, and there is a...

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Hellboy & the BPRD 1955: Occult Intelligence, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Brian Churilla, Dave Stewart, Dark Horse (cover artwork by Paolo Rivera) The “young Hellboy” series that began with Hellboy and the BPRD 1952 (reviewed...

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Reviews: it’s a dog’s life – Talking to Gina

September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Talking to Gina, Ottilie Hainsworth, Myriad Editions Anyone who has ever shared their life and home with animals – dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses and many more – will already be aware of the enormous...

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Dastardly & Muttley #1, Garth Ennis, Mauricet, John Kalisz, Rob Steen, DC Comics I’m normally not into comics based on – here more inspired by – TV cartoons, much as I love some of those...

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Princess of Blood (Book Two of the God Fragments), Tom Lloyd, Gollancz (cover artwork by Jon McCoy) Stranger of Tempest was one of my top five books of 2016 (reviewed here), and right from the...

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It, Directed by Andy Muschietti, Starring Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis The Stephen King book which terrified fifteen-year old me is moved to 1989, with a group of bullied...

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Nick Cave – Mercy on Me, Reinhard Kleist, SelfMadeHero “I’ve been contemplating suicide, but it really doesn’t suit my style…” I’ve been a huge admirer of Reinhard Kleist’s work going right back the best part...

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Moneypenny, Jody Houser, Jacob Edgar, Dearbhla Kelly, Simon Bowland Dynamite Entertainment (cover artwork by Tula Lotay) Regular readers of the blog and our Twitter will no doubt have noticed that I have really been enjoying...

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The Vault, Directed by Dan Bush, Starring Francesca Eastwood, Taryn Manning, Scott Haze, Q’Orianka Kilcher, Clifton Collins Jr., James Franco The classic bank heist going wrong film meets horror flick. Two sisters join their deadbeat brother...

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Reviews: life after humans – Sea of Rust

August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sea Of Rust C. Robert Cargill, Gollancz Mankind was dead, to begin with there is no doubt whatever about that. I paraphrase Charles Dickens there in his opening to that other great science fiction &...

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