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50-Word Review: Star Wars – Obi-Wan and Anakin #1

Set between Star Wars Episode 1 and 2, Obi-Wan and his padawan Anakin are called to assist on a planet that's meant to have no inhabitants. Charles Soule's writing and Marco Checchetto's art come together well. There's also some nice back story featuring Palpatine / Mace Windu - this five-issue … [Read More...]

Marvel and DC

50-Word Review: Star Wars – Obi-Wan and Anakin #1

Set between Star Wars Episode 1 and 2, Obi-Wan and his padawan Anakin are called to assist on a planet that's meant to have no inhabitants. Charles Soule's … [Read More...]

50-Word Review: Daredevil #1

Daredevil's back in New York, his identity again secret and he has a trainee / sidekick to boot. Soule's writing continues the story nicely from Waid's farewell and … [Read More...]

I Was Cynical About Secrets Wars and Battleworld Until..

... I finished reading the first issue of 1872, one of the 5000 comics Marvel is putting out with it's universe-altering, cross-over reboot extravaganza. But … [Read More...]

Review: Darth Vader #1 and #2

Marvel had lots to live up to when they took over the reins from Dark Horse in telling Star Wars stories in comics. The first two issues of Darth Vader prove they've … [Read More...]

Press Releases / Industry News

IDW Releases Disney Monthly Titles

Pree release below in full. I can see this going starkly one way or the other - they'll sell gangbusters or flop spectacularly based on the remaining level of public … [Read More...]

Image Goes Mail Order

Well here's a bit of news I didn't expect. Image Comics have gotten themselves into the direct subscription and mail order business big-time, offering dozen of … [Read More...]

Other Companies

50-Word Review: Archie #1

Archie and friends are iconic and a reboot to the modern day could have been an utter disaster. The result is actually the opposite: a totally entertaining, … [Read More...]

Headspace TP Released Next Week

Regular readers will know I'm an unadulterated fan of this series (check our review of issues 1-5 here). So I'm pleased to hear that a trade paperback of the … [Read More...]

Review: Usagi Yojimbo Senso #6

Not a dream, not a hoax, not an imaginary story. Well, actually, it’s kinda one of those. (Warning. This review is from a long-time Usagi Yojimbo fan. He tried to … [Read More...]

50-Word Review: Deadly Class #10

I don't read comics for laughs, expecially Deadly Class. Issue #10 keeps a frenetic pace, but still manages to add a scene that had me laughing big time. It's … [Read More...]

Webcomics

Gold Humour: Texts From Superheroes

Thanks to a friend letting me know about the site Texts From Superheroes, I can pass it on to you to enjoy as well. Here's one example: Now go check out the … [Read More...]

Webcomic Wednesday – Moth City Part 4

You can never have too much of a good thing. That's why this week, for Webcomic Wednesday, I return through the digital space to look at Tim Gibson's Moth City, as … [Read More...]

Random Goodness

Review: Thunderbolts #9 – Daniel Way and Phil Noto

Thunderbolts is far from being the shining jewel in the crown of the Marvel Now Universe. At its best it is a fun read peppered with an ample amount of violence, intrigue and witty jabs dealt out between team mates. I started reading it for several reasons - … [Read More...]

Comic Gong – 2nd Year and Growing

As a Wollongong local, I'm a bit excited by this, but that aside, Comic Gong is shaping up to be one hell of a day. Organised by Wollongong City Council's Library Services, Comic Gong had its inaugural outing in 2013 and it's back in a much expanded form … [Read More...]

Daredevil TV Show Launch Date – Australian Availability?

Hot on the heels of yesterday's Ant-Man trailer launch, Marvel have now finalised the launch date for the Daredevil TV series. That’s right Marvelites, Season 1 of “Marvel’s Daredevil” will premiere with 13 one-hour episodes on April 10, 2015 at 12:01 a.m. … [Read More...]

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S01E05 – The Girl in the Flower Dress

The Girl in the Flower Dress is an insipid title for a TV episode, and that's exactly what you can expect the fifth episode of Agents of SHIELD to be - insipid. I found The Girl in the Flower Dress to be boring and a struggle to get through without becoming … [Read More...]

Five Cameos You Won’t See In Avengers: Age of Ultron

Like most people I'm pretty excited for seeing Avengers: Age of Ultron, which got me thinking to some great characters I'd like to see (from either a comedic or sentimental viewpoint) make a cameo, that won't appear in the movie unless Joss Whedon has his mind … [Read More...]