COMIC REVIEW: American Gods: Shadows #1

COMIC REVIEW: American Gods: Shadows #1

12 Mar, 2017

Neil Gaiman is back in the world of comic books; this time as co-writer with P. Craig Russell (The Sandman: The Dream Hunters) in an adaptation of Gaiman’s classic fantasy novel, American Gods. In American Gods: Shadows #1, Dark Horse have presented the story of how and why Shadow, the novel’s protagonist, leaves jail and meets the mysterious and oddly knowledgeable Wednesday

BOOK REVIEW: The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories

BOOK REVIEW: The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories

3 Mar, 2017

It’s rare to come across a short story collection that hits all your buttons in terms of content, quality and diversity, but The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories from Rebellion Publishing is a rare and magical thing indeed! Collected and edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin, these stories include the visions of authors from around the world – Bangladesh, US, UK, Egypt, Pakistan, Nigeria and elsewhere – all concerned with the spirit of fire, the djinn.

Mars season on BBC Radio 4

Mars season on BBC Radio 4

2 Mar, 2017

In March, BBC Radio 4 has a week-long series of programmes that explores our fascination with Mars. What can you expect to see? The series takes place from March 4 to March 11 and features drama and documentaries. The highlight is perhaps the 2-part Mars: War of the Worlds.

COMIC REVIEW: Angel Catbird Volume 2: To Castle Catula

COMIC REVIEW: Angel Catbird Volume 2: To Castle Catula

15 Feb, 2017

Margaret Atwood is of course, the name behind some amazing and respected novels (The Handmaid’s Tale, The Blind Assassin). In her spin on the superhero comic book, Angel Catbird, she writes about cats and half-cats, owls and half-owls, a mad scientist and his rats, and Count Catula – a part bat, part car, part vampire.

COMIC REVIEW: Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Vol. 1 – Gaze of The Medusa

COMIC REVIEW: Doctor Who Fourth Doctor Vol. 1 – Gaze of The Medusa

21 Jan, 2017

Gaze of the Medusa is a proper Doctor Who adventure. Fun and witty and exciting and yes, moving.