Category Archives: Comics

Hard times for Bats and Gordon in The Dark Knight Rises teaser trailer

It’s here! It’s finally here! The first trailer for Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated The Dark Knight Rises has finally arrived. Three years have passed since we saw Batman ride off into the horizon at the end of The Dark Knight, … Continue reading

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Marvel Movie Marathon #1: Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Captain America: The First Avenger is due for release on July 29th, giving us the perfect excuse to trawl through Marvel’s movie back-catalogue. First up, a visit to our friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man…

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New clips from Captain America and Cowboys & Aliens emerge

The more footage Marvel release from Captain America: The First Avenger, the more convinced I am that it will exceed all expectations. The studio have put 110% into their output so far, so why not the star-spangled crusader? Three clips … Continue reading

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Will The Amazing Spider-Man live up to its title?

Until a proper trailer lands, the jury is still out on The Amazing Spider-Man. Sony are hitting the refresh button on their wildly successful franchise, taking the character back to square one with a high school-set origin story. It’s enough … 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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Russia won’t stand for Captain America

For a while now, industry pundits have cracked jokes over Captain America: The First Avenger‘s chances at the international box office. To combat anti-US sentiments, Marvel has given the world two choices: release it under the original title, or call … Continue reading

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Marvel announce short films, Thor 2 and discuss Iron Man 3, The Avengers

Marvel Studios have quite the slate lined-up. Captain America looks set to become one of the highlights of the summer season, and production is in full-swing on next year’s superhero free-for-all The Avengers. To make the wait more bearable, we’ve … Continue reading

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Warner Bros. will make another Green Lantern

Right now, Green Lantern is sitting at 26% on Rotten Tomatoes. That’s more or less a complete disaster. While the film is despised by critics, it received a warmer reception from audiences, including a positive review from our very own … Continue reading

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Explosions galore in the final Captain America trailer

I’m sure a lot of people want Captain America to fail. That’s perfectly understandable. Such a patriotic, flag-waving character may be hard to stomach in these jaded times. There’s a possibility that the film will flounder outside the States. But … Continue reading

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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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Russell Crowe may be Jor-El and The Dark Knight recruits a familiar face

There’s a few reasons to be apprehensive about Man of Steel, the upcoming Superman rehash from director Zack Snyder and producer Christopher Nolan. The last attempt could be charitably called “boring”, and Snyder’s previous film was the critically lambasted box … Continue reading

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

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