24 Hours of Webcomics: The Abominable Charles Christopher

The Abominable Charles Christopher

TweetThe Abominable Charles Christopher is one of those rare comics that I recommend to absolutely everyone regardless of their age, genre preferences or comic reading habits. It’s also one of the hardest comics to describe in a way that fully conveys the beauty and genius inside, as it is essentially the tale of a Yeti […]

Snowpiercer: International Featurette Released

Snowpiercer

TweetWe’ve finally got our first footage from the upcoming sci-fi flick, along with some nice behind the scenes action: Chris Evans gets angry, John Hurt looks wise, Tilda Swinton looks like a BAMF.

The End of I, Vampire and the Cancellation of Creativity

I, Vampire #19 Cover

TweetA spoiler-free farewell to my beloved favourite, and a note of regret from an ex-fan of the New 52.

FYI, RIPD is not MIB. IMO.

R.I.P.D.

TweetThe official trailer for upcoming movie R.I.P.D. hit the internet last week, and sparked a stampede of people rushing to label the supernatural buddy cop romp as stepping a little too neatly into the swanky shoes of the Men in Black. Some went so far as to write R.I.P.D. off as a poor MiB rip-off. Here’s […]

Introducing… Our New Superhero, Englishman!

Englishman

TweetWell then. Yesterday – St George’s Day in the UK – saw the announcement of a brand new superhero, soon to grace our digital comic shelves: Englishman. Apparently, not a spoof!

The Trouble With Wonder Woman is Complete Pants

Wonder Smooch

TweetWhen it comes to Wonder Woman, the headlines suggest that we only seem to care about three things: what she’s wearing, what her latest TV attempt is wearing, and who she is banging. Basically, it’s all about her pants.

Advance Review: Jupiter’s Legacy #1 – A Brave New World

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TweetAn intriguing beginning, containing a single panel that is worth the cover price alone.

Snowpiercer: The Most Overlooked Comics Film of 2013?

Le Transperceneige

TweetWhile much of the comics and film press has been focusing on various men of metal (iron, steel and adamantium respectively) alongside promising sequels and the lovely Thor, one comic film is being a tad overlooked. Starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, John Hurt, Jamie Bell, Alison Pill, Ed Harris and Octavia Spencer, this looks set […]

Convention Watch: Doj-Con at Dundee

Zhaan

TweetIn non-Saga related news, the number of conventions in the UK continues to rise with smaller events around the country becoming even bigger and better than ever before. Doj-Con (previously Dee-Con) is Scotland’s largest free anime, comics and genre con, and, well, prepare yourselves Farscape fans!

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Liberator

Liberator #2

TweetI’ve already pegged this as potentially the debut of the year, and with Liberator #1 now available for pre-order, we get a sneak peek at the new artistic team.

Preview: Judge Dredd, Suicide Watch

Oh grud

TweetIn Dredd’s long and illustrious career we’ve seen many a female Judge stepping up to the plate, from Anderson to McGruder, but the iconic British strip has never been written by a woman. Until now.

Kickstarter Alert: Elysia, A Gorgeous Project

Elysia Cover

TweetAn exciting new original graphic novel from Serena Obhrai and Jennie Gyllblad following the epic adventures of a not so ordinary girl.

Fully Dressed Redesigns of Superheroines

Supergirl

TweetA project by Michael Lee Lunsford – of Supernnormal Step webcomic fame – that sees some of our favourite women superheroes dressed in non-revealing costumes has been causing a splash on the internet today.

Review: Action Comics, the Grant Morrison Edition

Action Comics #18

TweetGrant Morrison’s run on Action Comics has been met with both high praise and no small measure of bewilderment. But this is a legendary run – you just need to think five dimensionally.

Mini Marvels: Fearless Defenders, Cheesecake for Women!

Fearless Defenders #1

TweetMarvel continue to tempt me with their extraordinary cover designs that are leaving many other publishers in the shade. Coming to Fearless Defenders blind of recent continuity, I had high hopes for this all female line-up, and was promptly swept off my feet.

Review: The Adventures of Superhero Girl

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TweetSometimes a book comes out that I’m so ridiculously excited about I get paranoid that I’m going to be disappointed in some way. And then it arrives and turns out to be even better than I hoped for. It becomes the book I take everywhere with me to thrust in people’s faces and say, “READ”. […]