Superheroes are notorious for not staying dead. Continue reading Killing Logan
Something in the manner of a disordered opinion-dump, but there’s a lot to unpack in this movie.
Gosh, it doesn’t feel like 365 days since I was last here, ruminating on times past and things to come.
THE OCTOBER SPEAKEASY: COMICS SPECIAL!
We love comics. We read comics. And in this edition of the Speakeasy, we talk about comics. At length.
We review the best new books that The Dice Of Fate allowed us to look at in Spetember, and take an extensive look at the career and works of Frank Miller: the good, the bad and the very, very ugly.
Plus we amp up the geeky with a D100 and generally do what we do. Read along, whydoncha?
Hootin’ Holleration! It’s the Funnybook edition of the X&HT Speakeasy!
A few bits of housekeeping: in an attempt to bump our professionalism quotient up from “endearingly ramshackle” to “barely competent” we are now available on iTunes! Click here to subscribe, and have our dulcet tones lick at your eardrums whenever you choose.
As a knockon from that, and in an attempt to keep the cashflow out of Hosepipe-ville, we’re moving away from Soundcloud. This blog is now the home of the Speakeasy, and we’ll be migrating the earlier shows into a cohesive archive in the immediate future. Hope you like our new direction.
Bubblegum Crisis is a series that’s sprouted more than one spin-off. Continue reading Maladjusted: The Forgotten BGC Graphic Novel
If there's one thing I've learnt from many years of watching superhero movies, it's this: manage your disappointment. Continue reading Masked And Anonymous: Rob Saw Iron Man Three
I will look back on 2012 as the year that I finally stopped procrastinating.
It looks like a lot of people will be getting a tablet for Christmas, and if you're a comic fan this is good news!
The big problem with adapting any popular comic book hero for the big screen is the huge amount of history that needs to be addressed–or at least acknowledged. Continue reading Justice At Last: X&HT Saw Dredd
Ooyah! Further news from the beleaguered DC Thomson show us a story with a few more twists in it than anyone anticipated.