Given the events that have been unfolding in major cities across the globe recently, Superhero Subculture examines the role of female characters in modern comics, focussing mainly on solo titles.
This post has taken me quite some time to write, partly because of who it is for, and partly because it pains me that for the fourth time this year I have had to write a piece looking back at the role played by a person who had an impact on my younger years. Sadly,… Continue reading In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher
Earlier in the year, I wrote an ‘In Memoriam’ post to honour the memories of David Bowie and Alan Rickman. Sadly, recently we lost another genius actor who left his mark on the subculture of several movies, the fantastic Gene Wilder. Now, I want to make it clear that I am not claiming to be… Continue reading In Memoriam: Gene Wilder
After playing the first episode in the latest Telltale release, I started to think about the long awaited Telltale and Marvel game that is scheduled for next year. Obviously, the key question that arose while I was thinking on this was who, or what, would form the main focus of this game. So here, and… Continue reading 10 Possible Subjects for Telltale/Marvel Game Collaboration
So after it was released yesterday, and after I spent this evening playing through it, it seemed only appropriate to post a full review of the first installment of Telltale’s episodic game. This game, like many of those before it, takes it source material from the comic book world, and takes place in the DC… Continue reading Batman – The Telltale Series: Realm of Shadows Review
This is a post I have wanted to write for some time, however with the recent announcements of some of the titles that can be expected to hit stands from Marvel as part of their ‘Marvel Now! 2016’, it seems the right time to talk about the possible long term meaning of this. Some people… Continue reading Comic Book Reboots: The Pros and Cons of ‘Seasons’ in Comics
While I was attending MCM London last month, I stumbled across a marvellous independent comic by the name of Moon. This was one of the only comics I picked up from the comic village, despite spending a large amount of time there. My introduction began shortly after I arrived at MCM London. While wandering through… Continue reading Beyond the Bunker and Moon
Please note this is an opinion piece, I do not wish to annoy or anger anyone by putting my view on this subject forward. So this evening, I finished reading the first issue of the new Captain America: Steve Rogers ongoing series. The reason I am so late to this is due to the fact… Continue reading Captain America: Steve Rogers #1: The controversy and what feels overlooked