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Comic Book Review: Marada The She-Wolf


Marada The She-Wolf from Epic Illustrated magazine #10–11 (‘The Shattered Sword’), #12 (‘Royal Hunt’) and #23–24 (‘Wizard’s Masque’) Created by Chris Claremont and John Bolton Written by Chris Claremont Art by John Bolton Letters by Tom Orzechowski Edited by Jo Duffy Published by Titan Books I was first introduced to the creative combination of Chris Claremont and John Bolton through…

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Wallace and Gromit: The Comic Strips Collection

Comic Strip Review: The Complete Newspaper Wallace & Gromit Collection


Wallace & Gromit: Comic Strips Collection – Volume 1: 2010–2011 Written and drawn by various Published by Titan Comics Fact: everyone loves Wallace and Gromit [citation needed], especially if you’re British. This includes me. The charm, the inventiveness, the attention to detail, the quirkiness, the humour, the Britishness – the short films and the full-length feature are joyous and amazing…

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Assassin's Creed: Ankh Of Isis Trilogy cover

Comic Book Review – Assassin’s Creed: The Ankh Of Isis Trilogy and Hawk


Assassin’s Creed: Desmond, Aquilus, Accipter and Assassin’s Creed: Hawk Written by Corbeyran Art by Djillali Defali English-language translation by Mark McKenzie-Ray Published by Titan Books Confession: I have never played Assassin’s Creed, the massively popular video game series, although I did enjoy its spiritual predecessor, Prince of Persia. This means that I have no knowledge of the game or the…

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Bridget Christie

Live Comedy – Bridget Christie: A Bic For Her


Let me say this before I start waffling: this show is funny, smart, silly and thoughtful about a serious issue that never overwhelms the fact that Bridget Christie knows she’s making jokes to make a point. It’s a very entertaining hour about feminism and the way that feminism is portrayed and trying to understand why it’s so difficult for people to…

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Open Theatre Company: Dracula

Notes On A Show – Open Book Theatre Company: Dracula


Adapted and directed by Kate McGregor Starring Joseph Tregear as Jonathan Harker, Nicky Diss as Mina Harker, Vicky Gaskin as Miss Renfield, April Hughes as Lucy Westenra, David Knight as John Seward, Thomas Judd as Quincey Morris, Andy Mcleod as Abraham Van Helsing, Felix Trench as Arthur Holmwood On 31 October, instead of being bothered by children begging for sweets,…

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Comic Book Review: A1 Annual


A1: The World’s Best Comics Written and drawn by a host of talented creators Edited by Dave Elliott Published by Atomeka/Titan Comics I have fond memories of the original A1 – I still have the books somewhere in my collection – so it was a delightful nostalgia rush to receive the A1 Annual to review. It’s an anthology that contains…

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Game Review: The Wonderful 101


Created by Platinum Games The Wonderful 101 is a difficult game to review because it’s an original idea that makes excellent use of the Wii U but is frustrating to play initially, both in the way you move through the game with the characters and in the mechanics by which you play the game in order to progress through the…

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