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Red Thorn #1, David Baillie, Meghan Hetrick, DC/Vertigo I’ve been looking forward to this series since I first heard about it, partly because the writer, David Baillie, is one whose work I’ve followed for years...

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Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Frankenstein, a tale born on a storm-wracked evening in the Villa Diodati as Mary, the poet Shelley, Lord Byron and Byron’s physician Doctor Polidori (who would later write The Vampyre) entertained each...

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Film: The Stranger

November 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eli Roth Presents: The Stranger, Directed by Guillermo Amoedo, Starring Cristobal Tapia Montt, Ariel Levy, Lorenza Izzo, Nicolás Durán It is said that there are only two stories: a person goes on a journey and A Stranger comes...

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Reviews: Rowans Ruin

October 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rowans Ruin, Mike Carey, Mike Perkins, Andy Troy Boom Studios It’s always going to pique my interest when the excellent Mike Carey has a new comic (or a new book, for that matter) coming out,...

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While I was off enjoying a week at the Edinburgh International Film Festival naturally I sought out some of the SF&F and horror flicks in my feast of festival screenings. I was a bit busy...

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Reviews: the Dracula Files

June 22, 2015 | 1 Comments

The Dracula File, Gerry Finley-Day, Simon Furman, Eric Bradbury, Hibernia Comics Hibernia comics have previously published collections of classic Eagle strips like Doom Lord and The Tower King. This latest release collects The Dracula File from...

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Reviews: Constantine, back as he should be

June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Constantine, The Hellblazer #1, Ming Doyle, James Tynion IV, Riley Rossmo, DC Comics I just love John Constantine, and it is all the fault of Garth Ennis. I started reading Hellblazer in 1991based on his...

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American Vampire Volume 1, Scott Snyder, Stephen King, Rafael Albuquerque, DC Comics/Vertigo Scott Snyder has really established himself as major comics writing talent in the last few years, not least with his highly regarded Batman run...

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The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the world’s oldest continually running film fest, has been a destination for me most years for the last couple of decades, offering up a diverse range of films, documentaries, animation,...

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The mighty Sam Raimi has joined up with director Gil Kenan (Monster House) to produce a new, contemporized interpretation of the classic 80s spook flick Poltergeist, starring Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Jared Harris and Jane Adams as...

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