Category Archives: Rants about Comics

“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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Hallo, Halo! [Updated]

Great news for fans of Alan Moore, Ian Gibson, and/or satirical female-led space-opera: The Ballad Of Halo Jones is being re-released in a fancy hardcover edition, with bonus content, this coming Wednesday (6/9/17) (13/9/17)*… and, because it’s the second issue … Continue reading

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“Stan’s Soapbox”

In response to the tragic events in Charlottesville, Stan Lee (of Marvel Comics fame) reposted an old editorial column he’d written back in 1968, which he rightly suggests is just as true/relevant now as it was then: “Let’s lay it … Continue reading

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The Flame Of The Furious

Back in the day, I was a big fan of DC’s comedy titles, like Justice League International, Lobo, and The Heckler (all co-written by Keith Giffen, oddly enough), so I was intrigued when it was announced that NBC was making … Continue reading

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Goth-Watch: Enchantress

[Contains grassy bath-tubs and SPOILERS!!!] I was trying to keep my previous rant about Suicide Squad (2016) as Harley-centric as possible, so I didn’t get around to discussing any of the other female characters… which is a shame because for … Continue reading

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