Happy Thorsday! David Ward on Thor and Loki

Thor is a twit. He’s boastful, arrogant, temperamental, and downright stupid. His half-brother, Loki, got the advantage on him more times than not, and Thor’s ususal response was to hit … Continue reading Happy Thorsday! David Ward on Thor and Loki

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Avengers Assemble – They Show Up, Something Explodes

Superheroes are a ridiculous bunch, but damn it, they’re entertaining. Where else can you find a bunch of grown men and women running around in some of the most ridiculous … Continue reading Avengers Assemble – They Show Up, Something Explodes

Biff Bam Pop’s Favourite Couples – John Constantine and Kit Ryan

Dating John Constantine is a hazard. Hell, knowing John Constantine is a hazard. You’re likely to end up dead, imprisoned in Hell or some other demonic dimension, or both. This … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s Favourite Couples – John Constantine and Kit Ryan

Biff Bam Pop’s Holiday Gift Guide Day 17, Part 2 – Doctor Who Series 6 on DVD and Blu-Ray

A caveat: this gift is for the Whovian on your list, and the Whovian alone. While some series of the reboot of Doctor Who can be seen without prior knowledge … Continue reading Biff Bam Pop’s Holiday Gift Guide Day 17, Part 2 – Doctor Who Series 6 on DVD and Blu-Ray

David Ward on The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

At just under three hours in length, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo soundtrack is simply the best thing I’ve heard all year, and it’s been out for less than … Continue reading David Ward on The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Soundtrack – Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

The Obdurate Past – Stephen King’s 11/22/63 Reviewed

Ask anyone where they were on November 22, 1963, and I’m sure they can tell you. To date, I have you to meet anyone who was alive that day who … Continue reading The Obdurate Past – Stephen King’s 11/22/63 Reviewed

Stephen King Week: Man, Ghosts: We already know who’s more terrifying

Death is the terrfying reality of life, as it is its only guarantee. At some stage in our lives, we become aware of its presence, whether this be in some … Continue reading Stephen King Week: Man, Ghosts: We already know who’s more terrifying

H.P. Lovecraft Week – David Ward Wrestles with Madness

From the outset, I wish to claim, with no small significance, that this piece is less a review, bound in reflective passages of indiscriminatory minutiae and personal indulgences, then it … Continue reading H.P. Lovecraft Week – David Ward Wrestles with Madness

Are You Kidding Me? – David Ward on Moore and Burrows’ Neonomicon (Spoiler Alerts)

Neonomicon: Issues 1–4 Avatar Press Writer: Alan Moore Artist: Jacen Burrows In 1927, HP Lovecraft published a long essay entitled “Supernatural Horror in Literature”, which contains the well-known quote: “The … Continue reading Are You Kidding Me? – David Ward on Moore and Burrows’ Neonomicon (Spoiler Alerts)

More Magic From Alan Moore – David Ward on The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen – Century–1969

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century–1969 Top Shelf Productions Writer: Alan Moore Artist: Kevin O’Neill Century–1969 is the second part of the third volume of Moore and O’Neill’s The League … Continue reading More Magic From Alan Moore – David Ward on The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen – Century–1969