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The Shadow Hero (2014)

Currently enjoying Gene Luen and Sonny Liew’s The Shadow Hero (2014), which reclaims him as a bona fide Chinese superhero. (I’m still waiting for a hero with whom I can culturally identify and it’s 2015!) These panels are for the … Continue reading

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Roy's Rocket Radio: Christmas Podcast Schedule UK SciFi/Fantasy/Horror/Tech Podcast

Merry Eve of… Christmas Eve! Until today the needle of my Super-O-Meter™ was firmly pointed at ‘Stylish Supervillain’, while I cackled with glee at the squirming masses of humanity from my Tower of Nerditude™. Unfortunately, a last-minute dash to the … Continue reading

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Alan Moore: BBC HARDtalk Interview (2012)

I completely missed this TV interview, in case you did too, here it is again via a kindly YouTuber:

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Very Quick Review: Sleeper Season One Ed Brubaker and Sean Philips (2009) (Wildstorm)

Holden Carver is James Bond with Rogue-like superpowers. He is a high level double-agent undercover in a supervillain’s cabal. Noir, hardboiled with superpowers thrown in for good measure. Not bad, though it is difficult to feel any real empathy whatsoever … Continue reading

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#UK #Retro #Comics #TV #KungFu Free Gift from Look-In Magazine in the 1970s

I still occasionally wear this cool pendant, souvenir of the Kung Fu TV series, “liberated” from an older cousin BITD and dated via this retrotastic page.

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#Comic #Book #Reviews: The #Question: Poisoned Ground, #Hellblazer: The Red Right Hand, #Moon #Knight: Vol 2

With a lack of much to do apart from applying for jobs and waiting for BT to send me a router, I made use of Redhill Public Library and borrowed some books.  Here’s a quick review of a few trades … Continue reading

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#Shadow #Audio & #Comics: #Noir #Pulp Fans Rejoice As Old School Hard Nuts In Hats Kick Bottom

Dynamite, the sort-of Big Finish of the comic book world, have been publishing a series called, Masks.  It is a cross-over of a few fedora-wearing 1930s hard cases, including that master-of-men, The Spider and the original Mr. Nickel Plated 1911s, … Continue reading

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My Favourite Syndicated #Comic Strips

The Wizard of Id – I really can’t think of anything funnier than this strip.  Syndicated before the beginning of recorded history, this strip has entertained me since my age could be denoted with a single integer.   Miniature king with … Continue reading

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5000+ Visitors To Boldly Voyaging the Multiverse #scifi #movies #comics

We just had the five thousandth visitor to this blog early this morning. Amazing to think that when this blog started in March last year, we were lucky to get ten visitors a month, but by the end the year … Continue reading

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Yet Another Reminder: Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show #Podcast Episode 2 #SciFi #Comics #Movies

Episode 2 will available by Monday 6th August 2012 at 0600 GMT. There are three ways to download it- Subscribe to my RSS podcast feed Subscribe in iTunes Bookmark this page Why the unseemly rush to produce another episode?  In … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Captain Roy's Rusty Rocket Radio Show #Podcast Episode 2 #SciFi #Comics #Movies

Episode 2 should be out by Monday morning.  Subscribe to my RSS podcast feed or in iTunes.  I can’t guarantee quality, but I’m trying it booze-free this time.  So it could be even worse. “Strap yourself into a star-pilot’s acceleration … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tintin: Not Made By Fans

I’ve been reading Tintin since I was the size of a sack of rice, so I know what I talking about.  Ordinarily I’m mostly a Spielberg fan too, but I’m sorry to tell you that this film sucked.  Everything looks … Continue reading

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Pod Me Amadeus: Great Nerdcentric Podcasts

These are the podcasts I regularly listen to, you might want to check them out yourself- Geek Stuff Sofanauts Comic Book Outsiders Geek Syndicate (collective) Luke Burrage’s Science Fiction Book Review Podcast Women Talk SciFi Geeks Guide to the Galaxy … Continue reading

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Comics Catchup: Caballistics, Egypt, Extremist, Johnny Double, Penguin, Strontium Dog, Zenith

Here’s a catchup review for most the comics I’ve read over the past couple of months.  As you can see there’s quite a lot to get through and I’m starting to see the benefit of doing a weekly podcast… once … Continue reading

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New Trailer from Sony: The Amazing Spiderman, Release: July 2012

I don’t care what people say, I’m looking forward to the new Spiderman movie (The Amazing Spiderman) coming out July 2012.  I enjoyed Toby McGuire’s Spiderman and I think Andrew Garfield will do a bang-up job too.  I think he … Continue reading

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Dredd: The Man, The Legend: Drokk! It's Judge Dredd! Run You Snekkers, Run!

Dredd, perhaps the most loved (and simultaneously reviled),  longest running character in the epic British comic 2000 AD will celebrate 35 years of publication history next month.  The one-man judge, jury and executioner of Mega City One, all that remains … Continue reading

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