Category Archives: Rants about Comics

Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (9/21)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – Awkwafina gave a couple quick-fire interviews to ELLE (UK) and Bazaar (UK)… then “broke down” various on-screen/red-carpet looks for WhoWhatWear. She … Continue reading

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Rant: “The Suicide Squad” (2021) [SPOILERS!]

Right off the bat (pun?), it has to be said that this movie is a vast improvement on its predecessor in every possible way!* Sure, there were several dud lines of dialogue and plot-holes a-plenty… it’s one of those stories … Continue reading

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Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (5/21)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – A couple weeks back, an advert for a new anime called “Bofuri: I Don’t Want To Get Hurt, So I’ll Max … Continue reading

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Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (12/20)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – Jennifer Tilly posted a picture with her ‘Tiffany’ doll on Twitter, wearing coordinated Christmassy outfits! – I revisited Rachel Bloom’s classic … Continue reading

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A Fantabulous Fail?

There’s been a lot of news stories lately about the relatively lacklustre box-office performance of the new DC movie (formerly) known as “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”, as well as a fascinating Deadline article … Continue reading

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Happy Batday!

Apparently today marks the 80th Anniversary of Batman’s first published appearance, in Detective Comics #27 (1939)*, courtesy of creators Bob Kane and Bill Finger… since then he’s become pretty much ubiquitous across all media, and all age-groups, and I say … Continue reading

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BFCC 3/19

Once more unto the (geeky) breach, dear friends… I booked my ticket for last weekend’s Film & Comic Con when Indira Varma was still listed as a guest, but sadly she cancelled due to “work commitments”, for the second time … Continue reading

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“Let’s Get Nuts!”

Aside from a brief phase in my early teens when I read the British Punisher reprints (backed with a black-and-white adaptation of the original Robocop movie), I’ve never been much of a “Marvel man”… but the slew of live-action blockbusters … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Carlos Ezquerra (1947 – 2018)

Sad to say, Carlos Ezquerra, the legendary Spanish comic-book artist who co-created futuristic/fascistic lawman Judge Dredd, bounty-hunting mutant Johnny Alpha, and badass vampire “bitch”* Durham Red (among many other characters), has passed into the infinite, at the age of 70. … Continue reading

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Purgatory Pizza Party

At last, everyone’s favourite supercute-psychiatrist-turned-sociopath, Harley Quinn, has returned to the screen in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, a sorta-sequel to Batman: Assault on Arkham, in the sense that it boasts the same basic premise*, devilish sense of humour, and … Continue reading

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