Wonder Woman: Warbringer

DC Icons ; 1 Pretty much everyone is familiar with Wonder Woman, right? Diana Princess of Themyscira, amazon and superhero. Well, count me as one of those who is familiar with the name, but I know nothing really about the mythology surrounding the character. I watched, and loved, the recent film. It was awesome. And […]

Wonder Woman [based on comics by]

After the bore-fest that was Grim vs Grimmer I didn’t hold out much hope for Wonder Woman. I had thought Gadot was one of the best things about that Supes v Bats film, but DC really haven’t had a great run of superheroes films recently. I didn’t even bother with Suicide Squad. I also don’t […]

Logan

[imdb_movie_detail title=”Logan” detail=”plot”] Logan has always been my favourite X-men1 . Not that I’ve read a huge number of the comics, I haven’t, but in the way back far off days of my childhood I did watch the cartoons. And back then Logan would usually have been my head-fanfic character, followed by Storm, and then […]

Captain America : Civil War

Political interference in the Avengers’ activities causes a rift between former allies Captain America and Iron Man. And wasn’t it great? First thing I said after watching it was “let’s watch it again.” And I did, although two days later, not straight away. So yeah, I really enjoyed it. But it is one of those […]

Ex-heroes

Book one in the Ex-heroes series Stealth. Gorgon. Regenerator. Cerberus. Zzzap. The Mighty Dragon. They were heroes, using their superhuman abilities to make Los Angeles a better place. Then the plague of living death spread around the globe. Now, a year later, the heroes struggle to overcome their differences and recover from their own scars […]

Wonder Woman : the circle

The problem I have with so many comic book characters is where exactly to start. There is so much back story to the established ones that it is hard to just pick up an issue/collection and think you’ll know what’s going on. Wonder Woman is no different, she’s been around for years, and this is […]

Hawkeye : my life as a weapon

The first five issues of the Hawkeye series together with issue #6 of Young Avengers. This is the story of what Hawkeye does when he’s not Avenging1 . Clint Barton battles skeezy landlords and the robbers who rob robbers. And hangs out with Kate Bishop, who is/was also Hawkeye, and saves a dog. I’m not […]

Captain America : Hail Hydra

Opening in 1944 this graphic novel spans decades as it shows how Captain America has battled with Hydra for as long as he has been alive. But in the history of Hydra that isn’t very long. They have been around since before the pyramids, and they are patient and will to out-wait their enemies to […]

Guardians of the Galaxy [based on comics]

Twenty six years after the death of his mother, and twenty six years after he was abducted by aliens, Peter Quill is on the planet Morag, hunting for an orb. Just as he gets his hands on it a group of henchmen come looking for it. They work for the Kree rebel warlord Ronan1 who […]