MCU ranking list

Ranking My Favourite MCU Films


Ranking lists of the Marvel Cinematic Universe films. There are many like it, but this one is mine. The MCU has changed the nature of cinematic franchises – every studio is trying desperately to ape the model that they have created, without truly understanding what they’ve done and how they’ve done it (which is standard operating procedure for Hollywood, but…

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Fearscape #1 cover

Comic Book Review: Fearscape #1


Writer: Ryan O’Sullivan Illustrator: Andrea Mutti Colourist: Vladmimir Popov Letters: Andworld Design Publishers: Vault Comics Ryan O’Sullivan, a writer, is writing a comic book about a writer who is not a good writer but is the author of the comic book while being an unreliable narrator and an unpleasant human being, in a story about the idea of writing (and…

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My top five 2000 AD characters

My Top Five 2000 AD Characters


I’m not sure if it’s a law or anything but it’s a rule of thumb: if you read comics and you’re British, then you read 2000 AD at some point in your comic-book reading life. For some, it’s a lifelong connection; for others, it’s a phase but it’s a phase that sticks with you, and the characters that you read during…

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The War In The Dark cover

Book Review: The War In The Dark


By Nick Setchfield I don’t know Mr Setchfield but I am rather jealous of him: he is features editor of SFX magazine, he reviews film and he’s just written a cracking debut novel that mixes espionage with the occult. Talk about living the good life … The book begins with the motto of the British Secret Intelligence Service: Semper Occultus,…

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