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Reviews: Better Watch Out

December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Better Watch Out, Directed by Chris Peckover, Starring Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould, Aleks Mikic, Dacre Montgomery, Virginia Madsen In a quiet suburban house two parents are going to their annual Christmas party, leaving...

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Reviews: Senlin Ascends

December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Senlin Ascends, Josiah Bancroft, Orbit Books Sometimes I’m waiting eagerly for a new book by an author I admire, always a happy moment. And then some other times a book from an author you haven’t...

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Batman: Creature of the Night Book One, Kurt Busiek, John Paul Leon, DC Comics “What child wouldn’t want to be Batman, after all?” This is a bit of an unusual beast, a touch postmodern, a...

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The Shape of Water, Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer, Doug Jones Guillermo Del Toro steps behind the camera once again to return to his...

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Reviews: the very stylish Doctor Radar #1

November 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Doctor Radar #1, Noel Simsolo, Bezian, Translated by Ivanka Hahhnenberger, Titan Comics This is one of those comics that I must confess I picked up for a quick browse largely on the strength of the...

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Doomsday Clock #1, Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, Brad Anderson, Rob Leigh DC Comics I must confess to a lot of ambivalent feelings approaching the start of this much-heralded series. I avoided the Before Watchmen comics...

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Reviews: The Saddest Whale and Other Stories

November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Saddest Whale and Other Stories, Steven Ingram, Blurred Lines Here’s another review which I must apologise for being rather late in reviewing – I bought this from Steven at a local comic convention several...

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Reviews: heroes assemble – Justice League

November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Justice League, Directed by Zack Snyder/Joss Whedon, Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Connie Nielson, Amber Heard, Ciaran Hinds It’s superhero team-up action time,...

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Rasputin: the Voice of the Dragon #1, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Christopher Mitten, Dave Sewart, Dark Horse Comics Another New Comic Book Day arrives and with it not one but two new comics from the...

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Reviews: Places in the Darkness

November 14, 2017 | 1 Comments

Places in the Darkness, Chris Brookmyre, Orbit Books (cover artwork by Steve Stone) Welcome to Ciudad de Cielo, or CdC, a city in the sky, orbiting high above planet Earth, a shining beacon to the...

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