Annoyed at Shakespeare: A review of Magic of Myths – Faerie

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Magic of Myths: Faerie was launched at the Birmingham Comics Festival this year and is by the same team behind Magic of Myths. The Faerie story is a fantasy based, roughly, on some of the characters from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream – and not all of them are happy with the play. Robin, […]

The end of the trilogy: A review of Kick-Ass 3

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Perhaps you’ve seen the movies and are wondering what happens to Mark Millar’s Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl next? Kick-Ass 3, which is co-authored by John Romita, has been out for a while now, first as comics, then as a hardback collection and more recently in softback. The graphic novel feels different from the film. The heroes […]

Project New World: The first global, interactive, post-apocalytpic comic and novel

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Project New World is an attempt to create a transmedia work of fiction – a novel written by multiple authors at once and a comic book – set in a bleak post-apocalytpic setting. It’s a flexible funding (funds are collected whether the goal is met or not) over at Indiegogo. [Back this Campaign] Project New […]

How to grab two free Deadlands comic books

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Pinnacle Entertainment and Visionary Comics are working with IDW to publish a collection of Deadlands comics books. To promote the range and support local retailers there’s a nice twist in which geeks can unlock two free titles. Anyone who pre-orders Dead Man’s Hand at a local store and then shares “I just got dealt the […]

Sleek superhero Bombshells robes available in January PREVIEWs

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PREVIEWS is part magazine and part catalog from Diamond Comic Distributors. The idea is you use it to go to your local comic store and tell them what you want while your local store also uses it to work out what to stock. There are reasons to get engaged; you can book exclusive goodies with […]

8 of the best: Marvel Civil War breaking out across the web

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The next Captain America film will be called Civil War. Now, comic book fans will know what happened in the Mark Millar series but that doesn’t mean the movie will go the same way. The internet has been having fun over the last few days with alternative suggestions as to why the row kicked off. […]

About the Infinity Gauntlet; what powers does it have?

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The comic book fans at NeoMan Studios have put together this infographic for Thanos’ Infinity Gauntlet. This is a mashup of comic book lore of powers and colours of Infinity stones with the Marvel movies they’ve featured on. The Space stone appeared first in Captain America: The First Avenger, then it was the Mind stone […]