ONOMATOPOEIA. A phrase – probably coined before Adam West’s gaudy take on Batman – which really sums up the somewhat “in-your-face” nature of the Batman of the 60’s. Well holy shitballs Batman, Joe’s got his hands on a copy of “Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders” – the newest in the DCAU line, which sees the return … Continue reading
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Comics you should be reading – Mark Waid’s “Irredeemable”.
Ever start reading something and suddenly notice that several hours have passed since you’ve either blinked/eaten/gone to the loo? If that’s your gauge for quality then “Irredeemable” is worth your time. There are those of you out there that foster the notion that Superman is a poor character. Complaints range from “he’s just a boy … Continue reading
Joe Reviews: “Green Room”.
Green Room, written & directed by Jeremy Saulnier, Starring the late Anton Yelchin, Imogen Poots & Patrick Stewart; centers on an amateur punk band who are besieged by Neo-Nazi skinheads after witnessing a murder within the club’s ‘Green Room’. Joe’s back to give his two cents… Starting things off I’ll have to acknowledge the fact … Continue reading
Joe Reviews: “The Flash – Season 2”
After ‘power-watching’ “Legends of Tomorrow – Season 1” & “Arrow – Season 4” in the span of two weeks, Joe explained that the thought of doing another series so soon sounded a bit daunting. So he decided to watch “The Flash – Season 2” in as short a time as humanly possible. Did he survive the … Continue reading
Joe Reviews : “Arrow – Season 4”
So it comes to this, the main property of the “Arrowverse” Arrow. Newly released in an all bells and whistles DVD/Blu Ray Box set is the fourth season, charting Oliver & Felicity’s not so relaxing return to Star City after seemingly driving off into the sunset at the end of Season 3. Joe’s watched this, read … Continue reading
Joe Reviews : “Legends of Tomorrow”
Legends of Tomorrow, The spin-off series of Arrow and The Flash, Starring Rory Williams, Superman, Officer Kirsten Landry and those blokes from Prison Break, Sorry, I mean Arthur Darvill, Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Wentworth Miller & Dominic Purcell! plus more… is fresh out on DVD, Blu Ray and Digital, and, being that Joe has now cemented an interest in the … Continue reading
“Werd Bugger – The Argumentcast” Episode 12 – TV or Film (or THE DEATH OF HOLLYWOOD).
In this last episode before the guys take a break, Rob & Joe ramble about Cinema, TV, people making noise, parents taking babies into a 15/18 rated film and the eventual implosion of Hollywood. This’ll be the last episode of Werd Bugger for a while folks, Joe’s off to UNI and moving house, and Rob … Continue reading
Joe Reviews: “Misty”
Misty, one of the British comic industries female focused answer to 2000AD – devised by Pat Mills no less. And Joe had the distinct pleasure of its company on a rather bumpy plane ride to Italy. Here’s what he thought… I actually read most of “Misty” on a plane bound for Venice. As such, my review is … Continue reading
Joe Reviews : “Tumor”
Tumor, published by ONI PRESS, is a hardboiled noir thriller with a twist, you see, it’s described as a ‘medical noir’ and the conceit here is that time is fluid because of the cancerous growth in the main character, Frank’s, head. This leads to all manner of aberrations within the plot, structure and the fabric … Continue reading
Comics you should be reading: “Trespasser”
“Trespasser”; a tale focusing on a Father and Daughter, Hector and Maria, living alone and scared in their farmhouse, hiding. Published by indie comics aficionados, Alterna Comics, Trespasser is a 4 part mini series including an epilogue to cap the series off. Joe’s read it and here’s what he thought… Trespasser is a simple yarn, told very … Continue reading