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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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