in which i bore the audience to death with sonic the comic

I love comics. I always have since I was a kid, and I used to draw comics all the time filling entire scrapbooks with them. What were those comics about, one might ask? Well, they weren’t about the X-Men, Spider-Man, Batman or any of what you might think. My first comic that I collected and… Continue reading in which i bore the audience to death with sonic the comic

reboot

Reboots are all the rage at the moment, in Hollywood and comics (I’m looking at you, DC.). You take a tired, old property that has become tarnished and subject to audience fatigue, cast some new characters, add a sprinkling of fancy special effects and give it a “dark and gritty” makeover and -boom!- new franchise… Continue reading reboot

prometheus… and 130th post! apparently woo

I was just reminded of something when writing the post about John Carter – the Prometheus trailer for… a trailer. Here it is: This is one of those moments when Hollywood kind of realizes my sarcasm. Before, I’ve said in jest that poorly made films such as Transformers which have had entertaining trailers should include “Based on the… Continue reading prometheus… and 130th post! apparently woo

john carter… although not initially of mars

One of the benefits of unemployment (and I’m always one to make lemonade out of life’s lemons) is that I have time to go do stuff in between volunteering at Oxfam (where I do quite a good line in selling things online) and applying for more rejection letters/abject silence. And what better way to go… Continue reading john carter… although not initially of mars