Monthly Archives: May 2016

Song for a Saturday – That’s Really Super, Supergirl

Yeah, well.

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Avengers Assemble

Ladies and gentlemen, Marvel proudly presents the World’s Mightiest Heroes. The Avengers (2012) The main bad guy is renegade Asgardian Loki, who steals the power source known as the Tesseract from S.H.I.E.L.D. and makes an alliance with the alien Chitauri, … Continue reading

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Two Tribes

A couple of super teams from the DC side of the street. Teen Titans – Team Building Written by J. T. Krull, illustrated by Nicola Scott& Doug Hazelwood Back when I was reading comics this new team series started up … Continue reading

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The Not So Fantastic Four

A couple more super hero movies watched recently. Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) I’ve discussed my dissatisfaction with this film’s predecessor elsewhere, and hinted that I held this outing in even lower regard. Basically it takes the … Continue reading

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Trailer Trash – Suicide Squad

Quark, strangeness, and charm, or something like that.

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Filler content with added bleak

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #44:- GARY McMAHON The never named first person narrator of novelette THE NIGHT JUST GOT DARKER (Knight Watch Press chapbook, 19pp) is in many ways a typical Gary McMahon protagonist, insofar as … Continue reading

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Deadlier Than The Male

Let’s take a look at some graphic novels with leading ladies (mostly). Batgirl – The Flood Written by Bryan Q. Miller, illustrated by Lee Garbett & Pere Perez Barbara Gordon was my Batgirl, played so enchantingly by dancer Yvonne Craig … Continue reading

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Song for a Saturday – Captain America We Love You

Nuff said.

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Filler content with added crawling chaos

Two reviews that originally appeared in Black Static #46:- CRAWLING DOWN THE YEARS There is a very simple premise behind editor Darrell Schweitzer’s latest anthology THAT IS NOT DEAD (PS Publishing jhc, 240pp, £25), the idea that Cthulhu, Nyarlathotep, and … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Four, Five, Six

Some Marvel titles this time around. Fantastic Four – World’s Greatest Written by Mark Millar, illustrated by Bryan Hitch Right from the off Fantastic Four was a comic with ambition; ‘The World’s Greatest Comic Magazine’ was the proud boast emblazoned … Continue reading

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