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THE COMIC COMPENDIUM #4: The Walking Dead – Volume 1: Days Gone Bye (2003)

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THE COMIC COMPENDIUM #3: Superman: Red Son (2003)

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #7: Avengers, Thor 2, Dark Knight Rises, Ultimate Spider-Man, Superman, Lord of the Rings

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Better late than never REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

After 10 years and a gross in the billions, it’s safe to assume that the Harry Potter franchise will be sorely missed by Warner Bros., which might explain why they felt compelled to split the final chapter in two, getting … Continue reading

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #6: Comic-Con 2011 Round-Up

The other week saw the biggest event in the comic book world: the San Diego Comic-Con. Over four days, 100,000 people passed through its doors to enjoy celebrity panels, stalls, merchandise and hot ladies dressed in silly outfits. If, like … Continue reading

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Marvel Movie Marathon #3: Fantastic Four (2005)

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Marvel Movie Marathon #2: The Punisher (2004)

We continue our pre Captain America viewing with a character that is the complete antithesis of the Star Spangled Avenger. Is this the best Punisher so far?

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Better late than never REVIEW: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

So, here it is: the closing arc of Michael Bay’s slow-motion laden Transformers trilogy. It arrived on a sea of fanfare and tore up the box office, adding a 3D component to the “robots in disguise” that few could turn … Continue reading

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #5: Gene Colan tribute, DC reboot protest, Green Lantern, Thor, Superman, Game of Thrones

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THE COMIC COMPENDIUM #2: Wolverine – Origin (2001)

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #4: Green Lantern feedback, Uncanny X-Men, Superman

Welcome to the latest Herald of Galactus, a regular round-up of comic book goodness.

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REVIEW: Green Lantern (2011)

It has finally arrived: The first major DC Comics film that doesn’t feature Batman or Superman. If you believe the hype that was drummed up to promote this film, you would assume that it was DC’s answer to Iron Man. … Continue reading

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THE HERALD PROFILES #1: Green Lantern

The “Herald Profiles” is a new, ongoing feature. In it, you will find recommended reading titles to bring you up to speed on a variety of superheroes.

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THE COMIC COMPENDIUM #1: Daredevil: Born Again (1986)

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THE HERALD OF GALACTUS #3: DC Comics Reboot

After touching on it my last issue, I thought I would talk more about DC’s universe-wide reboot that is set to take place after Flashpoint ends in September. A rumour surfaced via Bleeding Cool that the company will be taking … Continue reading

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