Comic Book Review: Johnny Red #1


Written by Garth Ennis Art by Keith Burns Colours by Jason Worde Letters by Ron Steen Edited by Steve White Published by Titan Comics Tony Iverson is a young, wealthy man (he made his money in the dot com boom) who has come to Vintage Flyers in Suffolk so that they can restore P7089: the battered and beaten airframe of…

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Actors Gotta Act, Haters Gonna Hate


I’m a big fan of Simon Pegg: Spaced is one of my favourite sitcoms of all time, the ‘Cornetto Trilogy’ is fantastic, he’s a geek like us, I enjoyed his autobiography; we were at the same university at the same time. This means that I will watch most things he is in, which is why watched Hector and the Search…

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Book Review: An Ancient Peace


An Ancient Peace (A Peacekeeper Novel) Written by Tanya Huff Published by Titan Books I haven’t read the five-book Confederation series that follows the exploits of Marine Gunnery Sergeant Torin Kerr in a universe-spanning alien war (although I have read The Enchantment Emporium by Huff, which I enjoyed). The only problem with reading this enjoyable, well-written, captivating book is that…

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From A Library: Mystery Society


Mystery Society #1–5 Written by Steve Niles Art by Fiona Staples How did I not hear about this comic book before? I like to think I keep abreast of the comic-book world, and particularly for comic books that appeal to my tastes, but I completely missed this mini-series when it came out in 2010. I didn’t know anything about it…

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Comic Book Review – Heroes: Vengeance #1


Written by Seamus Kevin Fahey and Zach Craley Art by Rubine Letterer Jim Campbell Published by Titan Comics This is an unusual comic book in that it’s not the start of a mini-series – the cover calls it a ‘prelude’ to the new TV series, Heroes Reborn; the accompanying text for the preview copy talks about it ‘revealing secrets about…

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Comic Book Review: Bloodthirsty #1


Written by Mark Landry Art by Ashley Witter Published by Titan Comics Prelude: New Orleans, September 2005, a few days after Hurricane Katrina – 80% of the city under 20 feet of water, five days with no help, two thousand dead. Virgil LaFleur is a rescuer with the Coast Guard, helping to save many people but unable to save his…

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