Tag: Comics

  • Comics catch-up…

    My to-read pile of comics next to my main chair has become so high it is structurally unsound so I thought I had better work through it a bit and add a few reviews here as part of #NaBloPoMo — the pile is still pretty high and I have more to collect from Excelsior so there might […]

  • A few of my favourite things

    2017 edition Books Futuristic Violence & Fancy Suits David Wong The Collapsing EmpireJohn Scalzi The Lost Ones Ace Atkins The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley are Changing the WorldBrad Stone Persepolis RisingJames S. A. Corey Police at the Station and They Don’t Look FriendlyAdrian McKinty Be Pure! Be Vigilant! […]

  • Thoughts about ThoughtBubble

    My comic-con comeback I love comics. I love reading them and I love reading about them. I don’t really love comic-cons (or expos or any other term for these gatherings) though. I used to enjoy the Bristol event but haven’t even popped in at all in recent years (did it even happen this year?). There […]

  • #nolife couch potato-ing 21–23 July

    Ozark This is the latest original show from Netflix. Well when I say original I mean desperate to be the new Breaking Bad. With more than a little Justified thrown in for good measure. Don’t let that put you off though — they are hardly bad influences and the cast led by Jason Bateman and Laura Linney […]

  • The Famous Five: my top five NEW comic collections released in 2015

    A quick browse of my shelfs and a check on release dates and I have come up with a top five new collections for 2015. Lots of other great books are still going strong — Saga, East is West, Velvet, Southern Bastards, The Wicked and the Divine, Uber, Lazarus, Black Science, Deadly Class, Daredevil, Elephantmen, Ms Marvel […]