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Archive for May, 2007

By Mark Clapham on 29 May 2007 Comments Off

We don’t often review comics we’ve covered in single issues again when they come out in collections, but then neither do I normally buy a hardcover edition of something I’ve already bought…

By Mark Clapham on 23 May 2007 Comments Off

Fun in the sun…

By Mark Clapham on 20 May 2007 Comments Off

It’s clear from the opening of ‘The Toybox’, in which bits of East Anglian folklore are re-enacted in Flash animation, that this is a film which is willingly to be defiantly regional…

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By Jim Smith on 18 May 2007 Comments Off

‘Spider-Man 3’ does not reach the giddying heights achieved by it immediate predecessor, but nor does it crash and burn it any appreciable sense.

By Jim Smith on 12 May 2007 Comments Off

‘Doctor Who’ newcomer Stephen Greenhorn peppers his first script for the show with allusions;

By Jim Smith on 11 May 2007 Comments Off

The release of ‘Spider-Man 3’ a film described by one of Shiny’s writers as ‘an argument against unlimited free speech as compelling as ‘shouting “Fire!” in a crowded theatre’, has provoked a lot of silly comments about second sequels.

By Mark Clapham on 06 May 2007 Comments Off

Take your seats for the greatest show in comics…

By Mark Clapham on 02 May 2007 Comments Off

The 1930s are inescapably associated with a certain kind of straightforward adventure story…