[Comic Review] The Ultimates² vol. 1

The Ultimates², Volume 1: Troubleshooters  by Al Ewing (Writer) Travel Foreman (Illustrations) One of the best and most under-rated team books at Marvel, this incarnation of The Ultimates under the pen of Al Ewing was fantastic in its first volume and in this second not only keeps up that fantastic but takes it to a whole other…

[BOOK REVIEW] Boneshaker by Cherie Priest

Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century #1) by Cherie Priest My rating: 4 of 5 stars A solid entertainer. Gritty, stifling, dark and yet full of an adventurous energy. I’ve always like steampunk as a genre, though I’ve enjoyed it more with comics than books – more accessible and easier to find and try out, for me…

Black Bolt Vol. 1: Hard Time

Black Bolt Vol. 1: Hard Time (Marvel Comics) STORY : Saladin Ahmed ART : Christian Ward Absolutely fucking gorgeous. THIS is what is a true sleeper hit and something that will without a doubt develop a cult following. I almost never swear or such in these things but, DAMN!

Tomb Raider, 2018 [Movie Review]

Watched the Tomb Raider movie this past weekend. I’m admittedly torn about it how to react to it… Don’t get me wrong – I enjoyed the movie to the point where I would pay to watch a sequel, but there were problems. The gaming franchise was never anything too deep or profound – but it…

A Bat(man) for the Ages. [Batman Anthology Review]

I’ve been reading a lot of comics for a long time now and I’ve reviewed my fair share on this blog and on other spaces and places around these inter-webs. In all this time as a comic reader and fan, one of my favourite characters consistently (and I’m sure for many of you too), has…

X-O Manowar Vol. 10: Exodus [REVIEW]

X-O Manowar Vol. 10: Exodus (Valiant Comics) STORY : Robert Vendetti ART : Rafa Sandoval Talk about ending a long series with a bang! Started out as just another superhero comic but turned into fantastic inter-galactic sci-fi in no time and since then has been a great balance between the human element of its star-lost…