All posts by Carl Doherty

Carl Doherty has written about movies, video games, comic books and literature for almost a decade, forging ill-informed critiques for numerous websites, blogs and publications that no one has ever heard of. His debut novel, the epic fantasy comedy Welcome to The Fold, is available now on Kindle here (UK) and here (US).
The New Avengers vol. 1: Breakout

New Avengers vol. 1: Breakout TPB Review

2006, Marvel Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Pencils: David Finch Inks: Danny Miki, Mark Morales Allen Martinez, Victor Olazaba Colours: Frank D’Armata Ever since its announcement, I’ve resented the New Avengers line-up. You see, in my Avengers, Justice League and X-titles consuming heyday I was always interested in the little guys; the Blue Beetles, Booster Golds […]

Tsotsi

Tsotsi Movie Review

2005 Dir: Gavin Hood Script: Gavin Hood Cast: Presley Chweneyagae, Terry Pheto, Kenneth Nkosi, Mothusi Magano, Zola Murderous thug Tsotsi’s (Chweneyagae) life is thrown into introspection after he steals a car containing a three month-old baby. The Soweto slums surrounding Johannesburg, South Africa are the backdrop for this urban fairy tale, based on the novel […]

She-Hulk: Single Green Female

She-Hulk: Single Green Female TPB Review

2004, Marvel Story: Dan Slott Pencils: Juan Bobillo, Paul Pelletier Inks: Marcela Sasa, Roland Paris, Tom Simmons, Don Hillsman Colours: Chris Chuckry, Avalon Studios It’s not unusual for comic writers to fuse other genres with the superhero formula. Luke Cage was born from blaxploitation, Shang Chi started kicking ass when martial arts infatuated the Western […]