17th May2016

Interview: Nicholas Hoult talks ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

by Phil Wheat

The X-Men are about to meet their most formidable adversary yet, and to fight a mutant who is essentially a living god, they’re going to have to work together like never before. 10 years have passed since the events of Days of Future Past and our heroes are in very different places. While Professor Charles […]

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27th Apr2016

The History of Bad Ideas – Episode 121: Feeding My Tamagotchi!

by Phil Wheat

Emanating from their studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, The History of Bad Ideas sees hosts Jason, Jeff and Blake talk about all things geeky on their podcast. Whether it’s rumours of the latest comic book movies, debating who really is the worst villain of all time, discussing the latest comic issues or just wondering about life […]

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21st Apr2016

The History of Bad Ideas – Episode 120: Take a Tauntaun!

by Phil Wheat

Emanating from their studio in Cincinnati, Ohio, The History of Bad Ideas sees hosts Jason, Jeff and Blake talk about all things geeky on their podcast. Whether it’s rumours of the latest comic book movies, debating who really is the worst villain of all time, discussing the latest comic issues or just wondering about life […]

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04th Mar2016

First Look: X-Men ’92 #1

by Phil Wheat

The X-Men of yesteryear are back this March! Spinning directly out of last year’s smash-hit Secret Wars series, they’re slashing and optic blasting their way into their very own ongoing series!And here’s present your first look inside X-Men ’92 #1, from writers Chris Sims and Chad Bowers – and they’re bringing artist Alti Firmansyah (Star-Lord […]

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11th Oct2015

Superheroes in the Digital Age

by Guest

There’s nothing quite like a superhero. And there’s no other modern film genre that’s been quite as universal, or as enduring. 
 
But just what is the eternal appeal of the superhero? Probably that despite their superhuman strength and abilities, they – like us – have vices, weaknesses, worries, things that keep them awake at night. This […]

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07th Sep2015

Marvel go Liefeld with Marvel ’92 variants

by Phil Wheat

Remember the nineties? Bill Clinton was in the White House, the World Wide Web was on the rise, the USA brought home gold at the Olympics and the Infinity Gauntlet graced the shelves of comic shops the world over. Well this December, Marvel is taking you back in time to that memorable decade with the […]

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15th Jan2015

First Look: Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Alpha #1

by Phil Wheat

What would you give up in your quest for power? What if it cost you your very soul? This February, those questions and more will be answered in Guardians of the Galaxy & X-Men: The Black Vortex Alpha #1, the first chapter in an epic, out of this world crossover through Guardians of the Galaxy, […]

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06th Nov2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Blu-ray Review

by Joe Cronin

Stars: Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Ian McKellan, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Bingbing Fan, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage | Written by Simon Kinberg | Directed by Bryan Singer It was with trepidation that I approached X-Men: Days of Future Past. Since X-Men broke the mould of cheesy 90s superhero films with their first modern outing 14 years ago, we’ve seen ground-breaking efforts from the […]

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14th Sep2014

First Look: Spider-Man & The -Men #1

by Phil Wheat

This December, meet the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning’s newest faculty member… Peter Parker?! That’s right ol’ webhead is joining the payroll this December in Spider-Man & The -Men #1, from rising star creators Elliott Kalan and Marco Failla, who settle Peter Parker into his role as the JGS’s newest Guidance Counselor. Keeping young […]

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12th Jun2014

First Look: All-New X-Men #29

by Phil Wheat

This July, the Future Brotherhood’s plan comes to devastating fruition in All-New X-Men #29, from the superstar creative team of Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen. After infiltrating the New Charles Xavier School, the Future Brotherhood – led by the son of Charles Xavier and Mystique have crushed the students and X-Men alike. As they […]

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30th May2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Review #2 – Chris’ Take

by Chris Cummings

Stars: Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Ian McKellan, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Bingbing Fan, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage | Written by Simon Kinberg | Directed by Bryan Singer When news was released more than a year ago that Bryan Singer would be taking to the director’s chair once more to work on a new X-Men film that would link the characters […]

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21st May2014

Video Interview: Hugh Jackman talks ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

by Phil Wheat

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The beloved characters from the original X-Men film trilogy join forces with their younger selves from X-Men: First Class, in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our […]

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15th May2014

‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Review

by Joe Cronin

Stars: Patrick Stewart, James McAvoy, Ian McKellan, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Bingbing Fan, Shawn Ashmore, Ellen Page, Peter Dinklage | Written by Simon Kinberg | Directed by Bryan Singer It was with trepidation that I approached the gigantic BFI IMAX screen for this week’s screening of X-Men: Days of Future Past. Since X-Men broke the mould of cheesy […]

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24th Mar2014

New trailer & poster for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

by Phil Wheat

20th Century Fox have just released a new trailer and poster for X-Men: Days of Future Past, a sequel to X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: First Class, which is co-written, produced and directed by Bryan Singer and is based on the 1981 Uncanny X-Men storyline Days of Future Past by Chris Claremont and John Byrne. […]

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18th Dec2013

New images from ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ reveal Bishop!

by Phil Wheat

Check out these two new images, courtesy of Studio Ciné Live’s 2014 preview issue (via lestoilesheroiques) from X-Men: Days of Future Past, which is both a sequel to X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: First Class, and is co-written, produced and directed by Bryan Singer, based on the 1981 Uncanny X-Men storyline Days of Future Past by […]

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19th Nov2013

First Look: All-New X-Men #20

by Phil Wheat

Here’s your first look at the action-packed All-New X-Men #20, from the creative team of Brian Michael Bendis, Brandon Peterson and Mahmud Asrar. There’s a new student at the New Xavier School – and she’s not too happy her new “campus” is housed inside a former Weapon X facility! X-23 wants answers – and she’s […]

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18th Nov2013

‘The Wolverine: Extended Edition’ Blu-ray Review

by Jack Kirby

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, Hiroyuki Sanada, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Brian Tee, Hal Yamanouchi, Will Yun Lee, Famke Janssen | Written by Mark Bomback, Scott Frank | Directed by James Mangold In case you hadn’t noticed, there was another Wolverine film out this summer. Hugh Jackman took his cigar-smoking, brow-furrowing, claw-snikt-ing anti-hero to Japan […]

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12th Nov2013

Panel Discussion #27

by Jack Kirby

30th October & 6th November Infinity (Jonathan Hickman, Jerome Opeña) reached its penultimate issue this fortnight, which sets the stage its the climax. It’s already been announced that Marvel are launching a new book about the Inhumans next month, so we have an idea of what players will emerge in what kind of world after […]

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06th Nov2013

Seven new images from ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

by Phil Wheat

Following on from the trailer last week, today 20th Century Fox have just released seven new images from X-Men: Days of Future Past, which is both a sequel to X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: First Class, which is co-written, produced and directed by Bryan Singer and is based on the 1981 Uncanny X-Men storyline Days […]

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05th Nov2013

Panel Discussion #26

by Jack Kirby

16th and 23rd October A double bill of comic talk this week kicks off with Image’s Rocket Girl #1 by Brandon Montclare with art by Amy Reeder. 15 year old Dayoung Johansson, a member of the New York Teen Police Department who travels back in time from a futuristic 2013 to 1986 to rectify ‘crimes […]

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29th Oct2013

First trailer for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

by Phil Wheat

20th Century Fox have just released the first trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past, which is both a sequel to X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men: First Class, which is co-written, produced and directed by Bryan Singer and is based on the 1981 Uncanny X-Men storyline Days of Future Past by Chris Claremont and John […]

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21st Oct2013

Panel Discussion #25

by Jack Kirby

9th October Scott Snyder delivers nothing less than a tour de force in Batman #24 (art by Greg Capullo, DC Comics), continuing the Zero Year arc. This is a double-sized issue and Snyder crams in tributes to Bat-history (including a wonderful tribute to the cover of Detective Comics #27), well-placed cultural references and brand new […]

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