Category Archives: Comics

MAN OF STEEL [REVIEW]

The latest Superman film to come along, Man of Steel, starts with a bang. A few of them actually – it’s rather impressive. Set on Krypton, the planet is crumbling and people are scrambling around grasping for salvation. There are … Continue reading

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Q & A WITH MATT MELVIN FROM CYANIDE AND HAPPINESS

We ask Matt Melvin, one of the four authors at Explosm, about Cyanide and Happiness, controversy, and survival in a dystopian society. How did the comic start? We used to draw stick figures on napkins in order to pick up … Continue reading

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THE AVENGERS [REVIEW]

I’m a little afraid that this review is going to a bit redundant. If the mass amount of sold out sessions on Wednesday are anything to go by, almost everyone keen to read this would have seen this film already, and … Continue reading

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OZ COMIC-CON ADELAIDE

The line was snaking out around the building, and yet even more people were arriving. It was 10am, and neither hot nor cold. Five people ahead of me, Captain America was patiently holding his son’s hand. Two boys dressed as … Continue reading

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BLAZING NEW TRAILS, STRAIGHT INTO HELL. WHY JOHN CONSTANTINE BELONGS ON YOUR BOOKSHELF [REVIEW]

I like magicians. I like the way they know what card I picked. I like the number of doves they can hide in a single jacket. I like their beards. Most of all, I like that they don’t perform demonic … Continue reading

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BUFFY SEASON 8: NOW WITH 20% MORE SUBMARINES [REVIEW]

When Joss Whedon said “I’d rather make a show one hundred people need to see, than a show that one thousand people want to see” I believed him. I was pretty into Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Some could argue too … Continue reading

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LETTING GOTHAM BURN: SUCH A BAD THING?

As one of the founders of a new pop culture blog, I’ve been doing a lot of reading through comics to ensure that I can hold my own when confronted with the convention crowd. There’s no way I want to … Continue reading

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