Monthly Archives: May 2016

Filler content with Urban Gothic

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #12:- Brian Keene: Urban Gothic (Leisure paperback, 301pp, $7.99) Keene’s latest has a strictly minimalist feel to it as regards plot, with echoes of any teens in peril movie you’d care to … Continue reading

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Fearless

I think the best super hero stories are the province of characters with minimalist powers and more down to earth adventures, and one of my very favourites has always been the man without fear, Marvel’s Daredevil. Daredevil – Ultimate Collection … Continue reading

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Filler content with Cern Zoo

A review that originally appeared in Black Static #13:- Cern Zoo: Nemonymous Nine Edited by D. F. Lewis (Megazanthus Press paperback, 265pp, £10) This ninth volume in the Nemonymous series collects together 24 stories, all inspired by the cryptic tags … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Spider-Man

Everyone’s favourite web slinger gets the Ramones treatment.

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Hulks and Heroes

Excelsior, as Stan the Man might have put it. Three more offerings from Marvel’s House of Ideas. Red Hulk – Hulk of Arabia Written by Jeff Parker, illustrated by Patch Zircher Back when I was reading the comic the Hulk … Continue reading

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Filler content with Telos – Part 2

Continuing on from Monday’s post, three reviews comprising the second part of a feature on Telos Publishing that appeared in Black Static #43:- TELOS PUBLISHING (continued) Raven Dane’s collection ABSINTHE & ARSENIC (Telos pb, 244pp, £12.99) contains stories inspired by … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2

They may, technically, be super heroes, but all the same, I’ve never seen any “TMNT” media. I mean…  Seriously, turtles!!!

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