Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 09 June 2005 Comments Off

As long as Jennifer Garner’s attempts to crack Hollywood involves making movies like this, the future of ‘Alias’ is assured.

By Mark Clapham on 02 June 2005 Comments Off

Three crossover titles out this week – House of M #1, Superman/Batman #20, and Marvel Team-Up #9.

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 Mark Clapham on 04 October 2004 Comments Off

So what if Robert Kirkman created the Marvel Universe?

By Mark Clapham on 30 April 2004 Comments Off

Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada returns to writing and drawing comics with this five-issue mini-series…

By Mark Clapham on 13 July 2003 Comments Off

Seen ‘Hulk’? Need something to fill the yawning gap between now and the next Marvel movie, ‘The Punisher’, comes out next year?

By Mark Clapham on 17 June 2003 Comments Off

Marvel go where DC fear to tread these days, or so it often seems…

By Jim Smith on 01 March 2003 Comments Off

Regular readers of this site – or at least those of you who don’t deliberately avoid my bits of it – will be aware that I have a bit of a thing about the sheer quality of this current run of the Man Without Fear…

By Jim Smith on 21 February 2003 Comments Off

Writer/Director Steven Mark Johnson’s film version of Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ is, you will be pleased to hear, a more or less perfect bringing of Stan Lee’s own favourite of his many creations to the screen.

By Jim Smith on 07 February 2003 Comments Off

At the moment trailers for next year’s DD picture are creeping out in UK cinemas and the fortieth issue of the revamped title is due any day now…

By Jim Smith on 17 November 2002 Comments Off

As someone who has never really liked Glenn Fabry’s vein-bulging, skin-popping cover painting style it’s something of a surprise to me to discover that his pencilling on this book is really rather fine

By Mark Clapham on 09 August 2002 Comments Off

Among all the mega-epics of Marvel’s current output, here’s a one-shot by two new talents that’s so low key it could easily pass you by. That would be a shame – while Spider-Man/Daredevil isn’t going to change lives, it’s a good character study.