So now we are two issues in to a title both eagerly awaited and dreaded by this writer, the ominously entitled Constantine. Ominously, because let’s face it, the film of the same name was mediocre. Dreaded as we have just seen over 300 issues of history of the character wiped out (as I may have mentioned).
Rick Remender; a writer for whom I have growing affection for his work with Doctor Voodoo, Avenger of the Supernatural, Uncanny X-Force and Secret Avengers; seems to have really trodden in it, in an almost perfect reverse of what I would call the Orson Scott Card Effect.
It’s the start of a new year and that means it’s time again for some more April Fools’ Day pranks. Anime and Japanese Game companies love to get in on the action and here are just some of the pranks that have been spotted this year.
Anime titles seem to get longer every year and Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru Sou Desu yo?, which translates into Problem Children are Coming from Another World, Aren’t They? certainly follows that trend so I will just refer to it as Mondaiji. The series is about
I don’t think that anybody would argue that Grant Morrison produced the quintessential Justice League in the first series titled just with the initials JLA. With enormous concepts and world-shaking threats nearly every storyline, this is what we expected from DC’s big seven. Character development of the major players was reserved to the pages of [...]
Are you an office worker that likes anime? Or perhaps an anime fan that likes to go to gatherings of the social elite? Are you embarrassed about wearing your brightly-coloured K-ON watch? While a lot of anime watches are nice to wear to show off your pride as a fan, sometimes those timepieces look more [...]
Long known as the home of comics that do not tend to involve skin-tight outfits and capes, Dark Horse has announced at ECCC that they are going to dangle their toes in the water again. Alongside the seemingly entirely new re-interpretation of Ghost and the pulp-like Black Beetle (wasn’t he a DC villain that we [...]
Butt Attack Punisher Girl Gotaman is a little-known 2 episode anime parody released by Studio Kikan back in 1994. It is about a student named Mari Amachi who transfers to a special boarding school called Perfect Religion Academy. The school raises young minds to become tomorrow’s religious leaders. Mari is a devout Catholic that aspires [...]
Last week we saw the lightning form of the White Event hurtling towards the Earth at the culmination of Avengers #6. I rather wish that I could just stop time right there and take a year or two to imagine just what the effects of this could be on the Marvel Earth. Are we to [...]
Colorful is the title of an anime film by Sunrise that was released in 2010. It was directed by Keiichi Hara and produced by Atsuhiro Iwakami. Based on the novel by Mori Eto, Colorful tells the story of a soul that has found its way to the afterlife after committing a sin during life. There, [...]