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  • Peter Porker, The Spectacular Spider-Ham #2 of 5 (2020)

    2nd Mar 2020 by

    Written by: Zeb Wells Art by: Will Robson Colours by: Erick Arciniega Letters by: Joe Caramagna Edited by: Devin Lewis, Danny Khazem, Nick Lowe, C.B. Cebulski Peter Porker has dimension-traveled to Prime Earth, home of the Peter Parker Spider-Man we know and love. Peter Porker is on a mission to help save his home of… Read more

  • Daredevil Season 1

    24th Feb 2020 by

    Netflix’s Marvel shows started a shared universe, though they have all been short lived despite at least one of them being almost completely successful. It all started with Daredevil season one, as Matt Murdock and Foggy Nelson start their journey as lawyers in Hell’s Kitchen, New York. Mere hours after obtaining an office, the long… Read more

  • Wonder Woman (2017)

    7th Feb 2020 by

    Director: Patty Jenkins Writers: Allan Heinberg (screenplay by), Zack Snyder (story by) So I may be a little biased as I am a huge DC fan, but that doesn’t mean every DC film gets the top rating from me, because I know that most of the DC films, somewhat especially as of recent, haven’t quite… Read more

  • Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

    31st Jan 2020 by

    Directed by: Zack Snyder Written by: Chris Terrio & David S. Goyer So…here’s a movie that split so many fans and has caused COUNTLESS arguments online. My review may also cause arguments, but I’m willing to risk that as I have a fair bit to say about this movie, most importantly and foremost; I enjoyed… Read more

  • The Crow (Graphic Novel)

    26th Jan 2020 by

    Story and Art by: James O’Barr This graphic novel is my all time favourite. I have read it countless times, sometimes in a row. This is where it all began, and the author’s tragic backstory, really helps bring forth the emotion from the pages. It is a story of love and loss, but mostly of… Read more

  • The Crow (1994)

    25th Jan 2020 by

    Directed by: Alex Proyas Written by: James O’Barr (Original Comic Story), David J. Schow (Screenplay) & John Shirley (Screenplay) The Crow is one of my all time favourite films as well as one of my all time favourite graphic novels. This Gothic, fantasy action film has a tragic story that’s powerful to behold as we… Read more

  • The Batman Adventures #12 – Batgirl: Day One

    24th Jan 2020 by

    Written by: Kelley Puckett Pencils by: Mike Parobeck Ink by: Rick Burchett Colour by: Rick Taylor Letters by: Tim Harkens Edited by: Scott Peterson, *Darren Vincenzo. (*Associate Editor) Harley Quinn is a beloved character in the world of DC Comics, having first been introduced on the famous television show ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ back in… Read more

  • The Last Wish

    16th Nov 2019 by

    Written by: Andrzej Sapkowski Page Count: 288 Short Stories: 7 The Last Wish, though originally published after ‘Sword of Destiny’, is the first chronological novel of the now famous saga of books that tell the story of ‘The Witcher’. This novel however isn’t really part of the main saga, and along with Sword of Destiny,… Read more

  • Tales From The Dark Multiverse: The Death of Superman #1

    1st Nov 2019 by

    Writer: Jeff Loveness Pencils: Brad Walker Inks: Drew Hennessy & Norm Rapmund Colours: John Kalisz Letters: Clayton Cowles Cover: Lee Weeks & Brad Anderson When Superman fell, the world was left in tears, but no one mourned for him more than his wife, Lois Lane. In this twisted retelling of the original story, Lois Lane… Read more

  • Batwoman 1×04 – Who Are You?

    28th Oct 2019 by

    Gotham has now discovered the truth about it’s hero, and seems to have accepted that their new hero is female. However, some people seem to already be losing confidence in her as a bird-themed thief by the name of Magpie seems to be escaping with precious jewels, with no sign of Batwoman (Ruby Rose) at… Read more

  • Batwoman 1×03 – Down, Down, Down

    23rd Oct 2019 by

    Gotham City is still regaling over the sighting of the Bat themed vigilante who they all believe to be The Batman, returning to Gotham to save them. However, this episode takes us into the moment we have all be waiting for, as Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) finally decides that it’s time to tell the truth,… Read more

  • A History of Fear Part 3 – Silver Age – Batman #189

    18th Oct 2019 by

    Writers: Henry Boltinoff, Gardner Fox, Jack Schiff Pencils: Sheldon Moldoff, Henry Boltinoff Inks: Henry Boltinoff, Joe Giella Cover: Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella After his second appearance in Detective Comics #73, released during the Golden Age of comics, Jonathan Crane wasn’t seen again in comics until 1967, a whole 24 years after that second and final… Read more

  • Batwoman 1×02 – The Rabbit Hole

    14th Oct 2019 by

    After last weeks strong premiere to the new Batwoman series on The CW, this weeks episode slows the pace a fair bit, by adding the drama that is a well known element to the many shows on this network. Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) has learned the identity of Alice (Rachel Skarsten) and is now determined… Read more

  • Batman Returns

    13th Oct 2019 by

    After the success of Tim Burton’s 1989 film that brought Batman into the darkness again after the light hearted and campy depiction in the 60’s, Warner Brothers and their fans were quick to demand more, and so in 5 years after the first film, a sequel was finally released in 1992 called ‘Batman Returns’ which… Read more

  • DCeased #1 – Going Viral

    10th Oct 2019 by

    Darkseid, archnemesis of the Justice League and humanity itself has finally unleashed the infamous anti-life equation. A deadly virus that can wipe out entire civilizations in a matter of minutes.

  • Harleen – Book One

    9th Oct 2019 by

    In Harleen – Book One we are treated a story, not about Harley Quinn, but about her life before crime, where she was a young beautiful psychiatrist, called Harleen Frances Quinzel.

  • Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Clip: Jay Meets his Lovechild

    5th Oct 2019 by

    On October 3rd 2019, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes released yet another sneak preview clip of their upcoming View Askewniverse film; Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. In this clip, Jay (Mewes) finally meets his lovechild portrayed by Kevin Smith’s daughter Harley Quinn Smith. Check out the clip below: If you watched Jay and Silent Bob… Read more

  • Jay and Silent Bob Reboot Clip: Bluntman V Chronic

    5th Oct 2019 by

    I’m a little late to the party with this one because I’ve been busy and not been able to keep up with Kevin Smith’s posts recently. On September 16th 2019, Smith released this sneak preview clip on YouTube, from his upcoming film Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. This clip shows us a preview of the… Read more

  • New Preview of Batwoman

    3rd Oct 2019 by

    The CW recently released a new Preview of the upcoming Batwoman TV series airing in just 3 more days (as of writing this). Check out the preview: This preview gives us a closer look at Kate Kane’s private life, and even a closer look at the madness of Alice (Rachel Skarsten) and her gang of… Read more

  • New DCeased figures revealed

    2nd Oct 2019 by

    There have been new figures and other collectibles revealed for NYCC2019 including some very exciting reveals of a line of DC Essentials action figures including figures based on the DCeased storyline. Tom Taylor recently tweeted about the reveal but only provided an image for one of the figures as you can see below. However, after… Read more

  • Arrow Season 3

    2nd Oct 2019 by

    Season Two of Arrow was a highlight of the show so far, and gave the audience a glimpse of what this show can give to fans of DC Comics. However, there seemed to be many viewers who have compared Amell’s portrayal of the character to a different DC Comics character. The tone of the show… Read more

  • Arrow Season Two

    30th Sep 2019 by

    After the death of his best friend, and the feeling of guilt after he failed to save the Glades from Malcolm Merlyn’s earthquake device, Oliver Queen has left Starling City and returned to the Island of Lian Yu, where he was stranded for five years before being rescued, after his fathers yacht, The Queen’s Gambit’,… Read more

  • Batman (1989)

    30th Sep 2019 by

    23 years after the 1966 TV Show, finally in 1989, a new, darker and much more serious Batman adaptation was released in cinemas across the world, from the brilliant mind of Tim Burton.

  • Joker Trailer

    30th Sep 2019 by

    There has been so much discussion and hype for the new Todd Philips film set within the DC Universe, but not within the DCEU. The new film, Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix as the leading role of one of the most famous villains in the world, straight out of Gotham City and the world of Batman.     … Read more

  • Hellboy Animated: Iron Shoes

    30th Sep 2019 by

    Introduction: In 2006, following the success of the live action Hellboy film by Guillermo del Toro, it seems as though the cast weren’t quite finished playing their roles in this universe of dark, lovecraftian and folklore horror, and decided to reprise them, or at least their voices, for Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms, which also… Read more

  • The Dark Knight Rises

    30th Sep 2019 by

    The third and final film in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight Trilogy’ brings us into the world shortly after the events of the previous film

  • The Dark Knight

    30th Sep 2019 by

    The second film in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, and the more popular one of the three films, The Dark Knight was released in 2008 and soon become people’s favourite Batman film

  • Batman Begins

    30th Sep 2019 by

    Batman Begins is the first film in Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, starring Christian Bale as Batman, Cillian Murphy as The Scarecrow, Gary Oldman as Commissioner Gordon, Liam Neeson as Ra’s Al Ghul, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox and Michael Cain as Alfred Pennyworth. That’s just the icing on the cake really. An all star… Read more

  • Release the Snyder Cut – More than just a trend

    30th Sep 2019 by

    Social media has continued to flood with all sorts of tweets and posts stamped with the hashtag ‘#ReleaseTheSnyderCut’ and whilst many fans understand it’s cause, there are many who either lost interest and gave up, or didn’t understand it in the first place

  • Lego Batman Trading Cards (2019)

    30th Sep 2019 by

    So recently I decided to buy two Lego Batman magazines because they came with one minifigure each, which I did not own. One of them was a classic light blue version of Superman (because I only own the Man of Steel movie version of the character as well as a Clark Kent minifigure), and the… Read more

  • Jonah Hex

    30th Sep 2019 by

    The beautiful face of Jonah Hex is one that has not been apart of my personal fandom for long, but since his appearance on Legends of Tomorrow, as well as recently having watched the 2010 movie on blu ray, I can honestly say he is a character I would love to read more about. So… Read more

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