Comics


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Oh Man, Old Man Logan With the exception of the recent Marvel Netflix series’, which have seen the franchise heading down a darker and grittier path than we’ve seen before, the mainstream view of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that it is light-hearted, humorous and happy-go-lucky. That Tony Stark guy: drunkenly selling weapons and levelling cities – what a laugh! […]

Old Man Logan


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The Birth of the Batman The rumours are true. I pretty much have every Batman comic that is considered current canon, so you could consider me a fan. For OneDayRetro, I’ve decided to run through each of and retro review everything one-by-one. What better place to start than with the one graphic novel that you are pretty much guaranteed see in the Top […]

Batman: Year One


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Lovers of Madmen It’s practically comic book legend that nobody really knows where Batman’s arch nemesis, the Joker, comes from. Even the origin story that many consider to be definitive, Alan Moore’s The Killing Joke, has its own get-out clause. An entire story about how the Clown Prince of Crime came to be, and then the Joker himself remarks “Sometimes […]

Batman: Lovers and Madmen



Wanted: Dead or Alive If, like me, your first introduction to Wanted was the Angelina Jolie, Morgan Freeman and James McAvoy film adaptation in 2008, then nothing would have been able to prepare you for the comic book. Millar’s comic book is so far removed from the film it lends its name to, it’s a wonder why the studio bothered […]

Mark Millar’s Wanted