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Archive for September, 2005

By Jim Smith on 28 September 2005 Comments Off

James Dean died in a fatal automobile accident fifty years ago this week.

By Stephen Lavington on 26 September 2005 Comments Off

This is the closest the recent run of comic book adaptations have got to transferring their visual style onto the big screen…

By Mark Clapham on 25 September 2005 Comments Off

This issue wraps up Volume 1 of ‘Supreme Power’ J Michael Straczynski’s free reinterpretation of ‘Squadron Supreme’. It’s also the last issue of the book to come out under Marvel’s Max imprint before moving to the Marvel Knights line…

By Mark Clapham on 24 September 2005 Comments Off

Last year, the first series of Jed Mercurio’s ‘Bodies’ ended in a way that seemed to make a follow-up impossible…

By Mark Clapham on 17 September 2005 Comments Off

‘The Wintermen’ is an odd fit for Wildstorm – a thriller in the ‘Gorky Park’/'Archangel’ mould…

By Mark Clapham on 13 September 2005 Comments Off

This is Gideon Defoe’s second little book about pirates, and is even funnier and more charming than its predecessor…

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By Eddie Robson on 13 September 2005 Comments Off

For some reason Channel 4 has decided that the optimum time to broadcast Matthew Collings’ authored documentaries about art is early on a Saturday evening…

By Mags L Halliday on 13 September 2005 Comments Off

‘Serenity’ is Joss Whedon’s long awaited first film. For all his script work on others, this is his feature directorial debut. And it shows…

By Stephen Lavington on 11 September 2005 Comments Off

Changes made in the jump from page to screen can sometimes make a major difference to the fundamental direction of the character, and this is the case in ‘Constantine’…

By Mark Clapham on 02 September 2005 Comments Off

Altogether now: ‘T-E-E-N, T-I-T-A-N-S…’

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