Doctor Who: Muse of Fire - Audio drama review

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Oooh la la! It’s been a long time coming, but the Doctor is about to be reunited with that trans-temporal adventuress Iris Wildthyme! They’re both in 1920s Paris and everyone’s flocking to Iris’s salon – including aspiring American poet Kevin Archer and inspiring life model Thomas Hector Schofield. But wait…! What’s that noise…? Thud, thud, thud…! It’s the soft, approaching feet of a small and acerbic art critic called Panda…! [click here...]

 

Tank Girl All Stars - Graphic novel review

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At last it can be told! In this 30th anniversary anthology of stories, we finally reveal the biggest secret in comics history – how Tank Girl got her tank – the origin story to end all origin stories! This, and a whole tankload of unmissable, unforgettable, unbelievable tales, written by series co-creator Alan Martin, with artwork by a host of Tank Girl stalwarts and super-stars, including Brett Parson, Chris Wahl, Jim Mahfood, Greg Staples, Warwick Johnson-Cadwell, Jonathan Edwards, Phil Bond, and more friends from throughout Tank Girl’s chequered 30-year lifetime…! [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: Scratchman - Book review

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An idea cooked up in the 1970s by Tom Baker and then co-star Ian Marter over boozy afternoon pinball sessions in Soho, one of the main reasons Scratchman attracted such mythical status over the next few decades is that so little was really known about it... [click here...]

 

Foe - Book review

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Junior and Henrietta live a solitary life, with little contact to the outside world. Junior is very contented with this situation. He goes to work, keeps chickens and loves his wife. The best thing about his life is that no one ever visits them, that is, until the day Terrance turns up at their door and informs the couple that Junior has been selected as a candidate to go and work on their new space station for the next three years… [click here...]

 

Tank Girl: Action Alley #2 - Comic book review

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Tank Girl’s first ongoing series continues, on a ridiculous radiation-scorched road trip through the wasteland of Action Alley! As Tank Girl and friends journey deeper into the desert, they stumble upon clues to the dark (well, dark-ish) secret behind Booga’s noble (well, noble-ish) lineage – where did all those talking mutant kangaroos come from, anyway?! Booga has stashed a secret stowaway… but it’s a kangaroo. Just a regular kangaroo. Doesn’t talk or anything. Weird… [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: Warlock’s Cross - Audio review

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It’s time the truth was told. About UNIT. About the Cybermen invasion. About the so-called ‘Doctor’. About what happened all those years ago, at Warlock’s Cross. About what became of Corporal Linda Maxwell. About Lieutenant Daniel Hopkins, the man they keep locked up in a cage, in a secret prison… It’s time. Because UNIT scientific adviser Elizabeth Klein is going to help ensure that the truth is brought to light. Today’s the day… that UNIT falls… [click here...]

 

A Very Spidey Christmas - Soundtrack review

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Just in time for the holiday season, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: A Very Spidey Christmas (EP) is available from Sony Music. Voiced by cast members of the Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation feature Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, this five-track (10 min, 56 sec) EP reimagines classic holiday favourites with Spider-Man inspired lyrics... [click here...]

 

Doctor Who: Operation Volcano - Graphic novel

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Celebrate all-new Seventh Doctor action with his television showrunner! An unknown intelligence in orbit. A terrifying vessel in the Australian Outback. The future of the world at stake. The Intrusion Counter-Measures Group activated. And the Doctor and Ace slap bang in the middle of it all! This is Operation Volcano! Ben Aaronovitch (Rivers of London) and his characters from Remembrance of the Daleks join writer and Doctor Who script editor Andrew Cartmel (Rivers of London, The Vinyl Detective), artist Christopher Jones (Doctor Who: The Third Doctor) and colourist Marco Lesko (Robotech) to craft an explosively propulsive espionage thriller for the ages…! [click here...]

 

Tank Girl: Colour Classics: Book 1 - review

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By a feat of sheer stubbornness, Jamie Hewlett and Alan Martin’s Tank Girl has managed to survive for over three decades. As a celebration, we’ve given her a fresh lick of paint to cover up the rust, and raided the deepest reaches of her panty drawer for embarrassing photos, libellous documents and discarded chocolate wrappers. This first book in the series covers the genesis and early years of Tank Girl, before everything went a bit weird… [click here...]

 

The Box of Delights - Soundtrack review

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Silva Screen Records release Roger Limb's 1984 score from the BBC miniseries The Box of Delights. Performed by The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, this album is compiled and mastered by Mark Ayres. Poet Laureate John Masefield's classic 1935 fantasy novel was adapted by the BBC and broadcast in six parts between 21 November and 24 December 1984. The story of a young schoolboy whose ownership of a magic box allows him to shrink, fly, revisit the past and experience incredible wonders and creatures inspired ambitious special effects and scooped three BAFTA awards, one for best children's series and two for television craft... [click here...]