George R.R. Martin’s globally recognised epic A Song of Ice and Fire continues in the latest instalment of the comic book equivalent to A Clash of Kings. The official adaptation by Dynamite Entertainment of the second book in the series started in June last year. The comic book series is […]
There are four worlds that are ruled by magic. Corruption has spread among one of the four realms. One world filled with magicians took it upon themselves to seal the corrupted world in order to protect the other three. Another would rather cease all contact altogether and live in solitude. […]
A long time ago, there was a small fighting game that blew up in bar’s across America during a time in which Arcade games were popular. Street Fighter 2 cemented the fighting game genre and several developers wanted to cash in on that craze by developing different arcade cabinets. Birth […]
I may be dating myself here but when I was a kid comic book adaptations of feature films like Star Wars, Indiana Jones did really well simply because there were no streaming services, there were no VHS tapes or DVDs. Once a movie left the theatre, you had to wait a year or even more before a television network bought the rights and aired those films.
My first real exposure to the Red Sonja character was the 1985 movie starring Brigitte Nielsen as the battling barbarian. To those who are late to the party, female-led superhero films and TV shows started long before the current Marvel, DC franchises. Red Sonja, Tank Girl, Barb Wire and even television shows like the Bionic Woman, Wonder Woman and The Secrets of Isis headline a legacy that goes all the way back to the seventies.
Dick Tracy was way before my time. My only connection to the 1931 comic strip was that migraine-inducing 1990 film produced by, directed by and starring that one man show himself: Mr. Warren Beatty. Beatty’s girlfriend at the time, Madonna, also starred as night club entertainer: Breathless Mahoney.
Whether it is the Age of Apocalypse, The Multiverse, Bizzaro World, Earth 3, Days of Future Past or The Ultimate Universe, an alternate timeline or universe has always been a favourite plot device in comic books, mostly because in those places anything goes. Anything can happen to the characters and the world around them giving the creators so much freedom.
Few series match up to the wonder that is Doctor Who, and with the latest comic ‘Road to the Thirteenth’ we take a look at the final adventures of the 12th Doctor Peter Capaldi. We immediately start off with a mysterious setting, an unknown person who is narrated in such […]
If you are a comic book fan, you know the name Ethan Van Sciver means many different things to many different people. Having worked on X-Men, Green Lantern, The Flash and other top tier books for both Marvel and DC Comics, the 25-year veteran of the comic book industry is one of the most outspoken luminaries in the Comicsgate movement much to the chagrin of his and Comicsgate’s critics and much to the delight of his fans, supporters.
To anyone who grew up on a steady diet of Dungeons and Dragons and fantasy novels as I did, Elric of Melniboné was our Cristiano Ronaldo and our David Bowie.