"Ms." Marvel? Actually, it's "Captain"

“Ms.” Marvel? Actually, it’s “Captain”

This week Marvel teased us by releasing a promotional image for a new Captain Marvel title, beginning this summer and written by Kelly Sue DeConnick. Many different people (and one alien!) have held the title of Captain Marvel, but the rumour is that the new captain will be much-loved Carol Danvers. Previously known as Ms. [...]

Why Aren't American Comics More Popular in Europe?

Why Aren’t American Comics More Popular in Europe?

I attended London Comic Con this weekend and a good time was had by all. However, I was struck by something – most people attending were fans of anime rather than western comics such as those produced by DC, Marvel or Vertigo. Most of the cosplayers were dressed as anime characters, most of the stalls [...]

Captain America: The First Avenger Review

Captain America: The First Avenger Review

Daniel Burden reviews Captain America: The First Avenger Captain America pulls off the rarest of tricks: A comic book movie that looks and feels like a comic but is still a great film on its own regardless of the source material. Does everyone know the story of Captain America? It’s about a weedy little guy from [...]

Thor Review

Thor Review

Before I start this review, I need to address a technical issue. Do not under any circumstances see Thor in 3D. It was post converted as seems to be the new lazy Hollywood way to grab as much money as possible from the average movie goer. When a film is shot in 3D you get [...]