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By Shiny Shelf on 01 January 2006 Comments Off

As 2006 begins, now is the last chance we’ll have to round-up all those things that Shiny Shelf should have reviewed in 2005 but, due to the constraints of time and competence, didn’t get around to. ..

By Mark Clapham on 03 January 2005 Comments Off

As a fluffy holiday diversion, Marvel has published five ‘What If…’ one-shots, exploring alternate histories of familiar characters. The four reviewed here are strangely grim but lightweight, dealing with dark stories in a fluffy and inconsequential wa

By Shiny Shelf on 29 December 2004 Comments Off

I hate this sort of thing. I should probably be disqualified from commenting on comics this year on account of only really reading ‘Astonishing X-Men’. Likewise my lit reading is woefully behind with only ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ and ‘The Da Vinci Code’ being published in 2004. I very nearly [...]

By Mark Clapham on 10 November 2003 Comments Off

When ‘Alias’ launched a couple of years ago, I wasn’t terribly impressed…

By Eddie Robson on 29 June 2003 Comments Off

Channel 4 is in a miserable, disheartening decline and as director of programmes Tim Gardam moves on, this seems like a good time to examine what has gone wrong…

By Mags L Halliday on 05 March 2003 Comments Off

‘Alias’ is deeply, deeply silly and I love it…

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By Jim Smith on 01 March 2003 Comments Off

No, not the Jennifer Garner TV show, but the Marvel MAX comic from the pen of shelf favourite Brian Michael Bendis.

By Mark Clapham on 20 June 2002 Comments Off

That’s decided, then. With its stunning season finale Alias has firmly established itself as the best new show of the 2001-2002 season…

By Mark Clapham on 15 May 2002 Comments Off

When Shinyshelf first looked at ‘Alias’ back with the pilot, it was unclear exactly what the series was going to be like, whether the high espionage drama would win out over the camp action, or vice