Notes On A Film – Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice

I usually discuss my thoughts on superhero films because it’s in the centre of the Venn diagram of this blog, namely comic books and movies, and especially when I go to the cinema to see them. However, my reaction to seeing Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice was along the…

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Notes On A Film: Man Of Steel

There has been a lot of response to Man Of Steel, which is to be expected with one of the best known fictional characters in the world and the many different attachments people have to the concept of Superman, so I thought I should add my own – it’s been…

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From A Library: Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes

Action Comics #858–863 by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank There are certain writers of a large stature in the comic book field who I don't really understand why they are so popular and I don't really like the work of theirs I have read. One such writer is Jeph Loeb…

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From A Library – Superman: Camelot Falls vol 2

Superman #662‒664, 667 and Annual #13 by Kurt Busiek & Carlos Pacheco This second trade of Busiek & Pacheco's run on Superman, finishing off the story started in the first Camelot Falls collection, which I reviewed here. To catch up: Arion has told Superman that Superman will be responsible for…

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From A Library – Superman/Batman: Absolute Power

Superman/Batman: Absolute Power TPB by Jeph Loeb and Carlos Pacheco Despite my dislike of a previous Loeb-written story, I wanted to read this trade for two reasons: firstly, the majestically gorgeous art of Carlos Pacheco; secondly, I have a weakness for alternate dimension stories (and I do mean weakness –…

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Film review: Superman Returns

This isn’t really a review. It’s more of a collection of my thoughts on the film. This film has been reviewed to an incredible degree on the blogosphere, as is appropriate, and I’m writing this over a week after it came out in the UK, not to mention the two…

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