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Highlander: the American Dream #1, Brian Ruckley, Andrea Mutti, Vladimir Popov, IDW Publishing (cover artwork by Francesco Francavilla) I’m a big fan of Brian Ruckley’s fantasy novels, and I enjoyed his first foray into comics...

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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...

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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...

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Reviews: Kings of the Wyld

February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kings of the Wyld, Nicholas Eames, Orbit Books Kings of the Wyld is the debut novel from Nicholas Eames, and it follows Clay Cooper, a retired mercenary, who was content to settle down and live...

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The Great Wall, Directed by Yimou Zhang, Starring Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Hanyu Zhang Matt Damon stars as a European merchant working his way through China to find the much sought...

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Reviews: the Cats That Stared and Video Games

February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Cats That Stared, Claire Hubbard I picked up a pile of small press comics at the first Edinburgh Comics Art Festival (there’s a report and some pics on the fest here), but various things...

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Reviews: the invention of a star – Haddon Hall

February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Haddon Hall: When David Invented Bowie, Nejib, SelfMadeHero “It was the end of the Swinging Sixties. That day, like so many others, the London sky was sad, like a cold cup of tea. The nasty...

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Reviews: 13 Minutes

February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

13 Minutes, Sara Pinborough, Gollancz Although Sarah Pinborough has written plenty of genre novels, 13 Minutes is more of a pure crime thriller. It’s the story of a teenage girl who was pulled from an...

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The 2000AD Preview: Prog 2017

February 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Out this week…. Judge Dredd: Deep In The Heart by Michael Carroll and Henry Flint Kingmaker by Ian Edginton and Leigh Gallagher The Order: Wyrm War by Kek-W and John Burns Future Shocks: Donations Welcome...

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The Lego Batman Movie, Directed by Chris McKay, Starring Will Arnett, Michael Cera, Rosario Dawson,Ralph Fiennes, Zach Galifianakis, Jenny Slate, Billy Dee Williams, Zoë Kravitz From the makers of The Lego Movie comes one of...

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