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Review – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I waited months to see Captain America: The First Avenger. I was worried that they would take one of Marvel's great characters, and make a film that took his title literally and create something that ultimately boiled down to US propaganda, rather than really explore what Steve Rogers is about. The … [Read More...]

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Review – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I waited months to see Captain America: The First Avenger. I was worried that they would take one of Marvel's great characters, and make a film that took his title … [Read More...]

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50-Word Review: Daredevil #36

Waid finishes Daredevil's superhero life in New York, makes a nice transition to the new series set in San Francisco. Foggy's fate is left hanging, but everything … [Read More...]

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50-Word Review: Rogue Trooper #1

Rogue Trooper has serious pedigree and IDW have pulled off an actual improvement in a classic series. There's some nice updates to Rogue Trooper's gear, some … [Read More...]

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50-Word Review: Deadly Class 1-3

Not for the young or faint-hearted The first issue nearly lost me, but the second and third have me firmly tied on board. Remender's writing is tight and tense, … [Read More...]

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Ever Wonder Why Batman Doesn’t Smile?

It's all makes so much sense now. Coming via the brilliant Kerry Callen: I have a whole new perception of The Dark Knight now, that I'm not sure I'm going … [Read More...]

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Forever Evil #1 Review – Geoff Johns & David Finch

Finally, after wading through a prelude disguised as an event (known as Trinity War), we get the main course. Forever Evil promises big - the main heroes of the DC … [Read More...]

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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...]

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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...]

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Moth City Season 3 Part 2 Review

I always thought a great ongoing series is like an old friend. Every few weeks it comes to stay, brings some beers, and then leaves with the promise of some much nicer beer the next time he rolls into town. Moth City always feels a bit different. It walks into … [Read More...]

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Review: Myth #3 – Loniewski / Lauer / Dollman

The final part of the Myth trilogy is now available (here are our issue 1 and issue 2 reviews), and I'm pleased to report it's a satisfying conclusion. The story continues along with Sam abducted and needing rescuing, but that is primarily the backdrop to a … [Read More...]

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Review: Moth City Season 3 Part 1 – Tim Gibson

Moth City is almost completely unrecognisable from where it began. While writer/artist Tim Gibson warned us, introducing this series as a blend of film noir, horror and the Chinese manhua, but nothing could prepare fans for how much horror it would manifest. … [Read More...]

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Super Corporate Heroes Vol. 1 Review – Miguel Guerra & Suzy Dias

Superheroes as a form of celebrity culture isn't a new thing. Many examples come to mind: DC's Booster Gold, Mark Waids Insufferable, each dealing with the other side of being a superhero - making money. But neither title really tackles the corporate culture … [Read More...]

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Review – Zoe: Out Of Time #1 and #2

One of the highlights of running this tiny ship called the Comics Herald, is getting to review comics that I would never have potentially stumbled across otherwise. One such example is Zoe: Out Of Time.  Written by J. Michalski and Alexander Lagos, with … [Read More...]