Month: July 2009

  • The Veil #1 Comic Book Review

    The Veil #1 Comic Book Review

    IDW Writer: El Torres Art: Gabriel Hernandez Oh to live in a comic book universe. When recession hits our dull and miserable world, we begin flogging our possessions on eBay and head to the job agency. Not so for Christine Luna, who resorts to earning an income by helping the dead find retribution in exchange…

  • Secret Invasion TPB Review

    Secret Invasion TPB Review

    2008, Marvel Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Leinil Francis Yu Inks: Mark Morales Colours: Laura Martin, Emily Warren “Who do you trust?” The Marvel Universe is a wonderfully eclectic creative landscape. For every cinema-friendly hero such as Spider-man, Daredevil or Silver Surfer there’s a Howard the Duck, Shang-Chi or Man-thing; delightful oddball creations that jar…

  • Cocoto Platform Jumper Wii Review

    Cocoto Platform Jumper Wii Review

    An inexpensive but challenging little platformer that conjures the punishing gameplay of yesteryear.

  • Public Enemies Review

    Public Enemies Review

    An empty, apathetic movie that makes the mistake of treating the notorious gangster like a misunderstood rock star. William Hanna and Joseph Barbera’s eternally feuding cat and mouse were driven by the purest of designs. Tom to kill Jerry, Jerry to rid his environment of his predator. As a cartoon this simplicity works; immediately, instinctively…

  • Punisher: War Zone DVD review

    Punisher: War Zone DVD review

    The Punisher is a bit of an anomalous comic book creation. Inspired by 70s revenge movies such as Death Wish, his rise to infamy can perhaps be attributed to three factors. Firstly, he was a gun-waving psycho in an age when the comic book antihero was still relatively fresh. Secondly, he killed his enemies, which…