Star Wars: Doctor Aphra – Aphra

Now that Kieron Gillen has finished his run on Darth Vader, he’s turned his attention to his original creation: Doctor Aphra. I cannot believe I’m saying this, but, “Yes. Yes. All the yes.” I admit I had reservations about Aphra, such as: what’s she doing in a Darth Vader comic!? She’s not the sort of […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming

The easy way to review Spider-Man: Homecoming would be to say it’s better than the Marc Webb films, but not as good as the first two Sam Raimi ones. But that’s not the case for me. While the “Amazing” series had its problems, so did the first trilogy. In short, no Spider-Man movie is perfect. […]

Doctor Who “Inferno”

One could argue they saved the best for last. “Inferno” is considered by many to be the highlight of the Jon Pertwee era, which I’m guessing puts it in the top ten of all-time classic Doctor Who stories. Probably. The science boffins at Project Inferno are drilling into the Earth’s crust in search of a […]

Star Wars: Poe Dameron – Black Squadron

You ever notice when a TV series is based on a movie, they almost always put a team of new people around the lead character(s)? For example: LA Femme Nikita, Transporter, and Highlander. In the 70s, the same thing happened in the animated versions of Charlie Chan and Emergency. I’m not saying Black Squadron is […]

Star Wars: Guardians of the Whills

I’ll get this out of the way: there isn’t a whole lot in Star Wars: Guardians of the Whills that pertains to the Whills. Or the Guardians. This is a story about Chirrut Imwe and Baze Malbus who used to hold that title; but you know this if you’ve seen Rogue One. If you haven’t, […]