Marvel Mighty Muggs: Spider-Man - Merchandise

CoverMarvel, in conjunction with Hasbro, releases a new range of comic character collectables for the children’s market. Mighty Muggs have large heads and small bodies, depicting various well-known superhero characters. The range includes Captain America, Hulk, Black Widow, Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy, and this one – Spider-Man. They incorporate three different expressions (or at least the eyes change) when you push down the head... [click here...]

 

Marvel Avengers: Nerf Assembler Gear - Toy

CoverHeroes unite! Suit-up like the Avengers with the Marvel Avengers: Infinity War Nerf Assembler Gear. The movie-inspired blasters come with connector pieces and Nerf darts so fans can build and blast like their favourite Avenger. You can also create lots of blaster combinations using Assembler Gear from other heroes. Get your hands on Iron Man, Captain America or Hulk... [click here...]

 

Jim Henson's The Storyteller - Soundtrack

CoverVarèse Sarabande release a limited-edition (1500) box set of music from Jim Henson's The Storyteller. The collection features original music composed by Rachel Portman. The release also contains music from the spin-off series, Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Greek Myths as well as a 32-page booklet of exclusive interviews with the producers of the series and Portman herself, and a collection of behind-the-scenes photographs... [click here...]

 

Game of Thrones: Tarot - Merchandise review

CoverTarot cards have a long tradition. Created in the mid fifteenth century, they were originally ordinary playing cards. It wasn’t until the eighteen century that they were used for divining. Tarot doesn’t tell the future, it provides a symbolic representation which must then be interpreted. Chronicle Books have released a HBO licenced deck for the Game of Thrones. Illustrated by Craig Cross and designed by Michael Morris the deck and guidebook are presented in a cardboard box... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: Series 9 - Soundtrack review

CoverPremiering in September 2015, the ninth series of Doctor Who featured Peter Capaldi in the title role in his sophomore season as television’s favourite time traveller. This all-encompassing four-part collection features general cues on discs one and two, the complete score from the episode Heaven Sent on disc three and on disc four the Christmas special, The Husbands of River Song. Five-time BAFTA nominee Murray Gold recently confirmed that he is stepping down from composer duties on the show after 12 years of providing some of the finest music to be heard on contemporary television. Underlining the breadth of Gold’s composing skill across more than 160 minutes of music, this album is also the 12th Silva Screen release of his music since the 2005 Doctor Who revival... [click here...]

 

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - Blu-ray review

CoverWhen four high-school kids discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of - Jumanji - they are immediately drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the avatars they chose: gamer Spencer becomes a brawny adventurer (Dwayne Johnson); football jock Fridge loses (in his words) "the top two feet of his body" and becomes an Einstein (Kevin Hart); popular girl Bethany becomes a middle-aged male professor (Jack Black); and wallflower Martha becomes a badass warrior (Karen Gillan). What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji - you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves - or they’ll be stuck in the game forever... [click here...]

 

The Way of Tank Girl (Hardback) - Book review

CoverThrough 30 years of chaos, misconduct and badly-made cheese sandwiches, Tank Girl has ploughed her own particular, peculiar furrow – always shifting, always changing, never letting anyone pin her down. The trail she has left is strewn with images, anecdotes and nuggets of pure brown wisdom. In this book, we condense her very best moments to bring you the lumpy, erratically pulsing, golden heart of Tank Girl. Page upon page of inspiring images – some old, some new, some borrowed and some abused. This is a manual for modern times. This is the way of Tank Girl… [click here...]

 

The Wonderful World of Tank Girl #4 - Comic

CoverThe last in a series of four stand-alone stories! The fiendish combination of a newly expanded role-playing game and Barney’s newly acquired ‘special’ tea leads to an old friend turning up, presenting Tank Girl with a problem that can only be solved by taking a dive, deep into the rabbit-hole of her own subconscious! Prepare to freak out, man…! [click here...]

 

The Avengers: Tunnel of Fear - DVD review

CoverHarry Black, an escaped convict, bursts into Dr David Keel’s surgery, badly wounded. He claims to have been framed for a crime that he did not commit – and begs the doctor not to hand him over to the police. Steed arrives and ascertains that Black has links to Southend-on-Sea, which might well tie in with an investigation currently being undertaken by his department. They are aware that top government secrets are being leaked from a funfair in Southend, and Black’s story, if true, could possibly lead them to the source of the operation. Can Steed and Keel bring down the villains’ scheme, prove Harry’s innocence and get out of Southend with their lives…? [click here...]

 

Lost Mars: The Golden Age of the Red Planet

CoverFrom the earliest times of man, there were always celestial objects which were detectable by the naked eye. Although both the sun and the moon were obvious candidates both Venus and Mars are easily seen. As such these unknowable worlds became objects of fascinated imagination. Lost Mars: The Golden Age of The Red Planet, edited by Mike Ashley, collects together some of the best short stories related to our nearest planetary neighbour... [click here...]