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Board Game Review: Marvel Battleworld: Mystery of the Thanostones

Far from a normal board game, Funko’s Marvel Battleworld: Mystery of the Thanostones has a strong collectable element to its appealingly cute figures, as well as blind bag/box type mystery characters – with the endorphin rush of cracking open the egg-like Thanostones cleverly woven into the game’s mechanics. All a single player needs to play is a single pack too, […]

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Comic Book Review: Judge Dredd Megazine #424

2000AD’s sister title, the Judge Dredd Megazine, reaches an incredible milestone this month with the release of issue 424, which celebrates the publication’s 30th anniversary. It’s incredibly impressive considering how much the British comic book landscape has changed in the years since the first issue hit newsagents in 1990. Back then, there was a pretty healthy and vibrant selection of […]

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Board Game Review: Marvel Villainous: Infinite Power

It’s hard to believe that Ravensburger’s excellent Disney Villainous has only been around since 2018. A game in which players each take the role of a different Disney villain, it’s already seen numerous expansions which can be played without the base game or by combining any of the villains from any set to compete in a struggle to be the […]

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TV Review: X-Men: The Animated Series – Season 1 (1992)

Thanks to the Disney/Fox deal and the launch of Disney’s seemingly unstoppable juggernaut of a streaming service – DisneyPlus – it’s never been easier to see the 1992 X-Men cartoon in its entirety. Back then, it was a huge deal to see Marvel’s Merry Mutants outside of their usual comic book format – but it was also a time when […]

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X-Men: 20th Anniversary

It was a very different time for superhero movies in the late 90s/early 00s. As is often the case with Hollywood, the failure of one specific movie was seen as the death knell for the entire genre – in this case, Batman & Robin was the harbinger of the apocalypse for superhero movies. Rather than concentrate on the fact that […]

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Board Game News: Marvel Villainous

Not only have Ravensburger been on an incredible roll with classic movie licensed games in recent years (see games such as Jaws, Jurassic Park Danger! and even the brilliantUniversal Monsters-meet-Pandemic action of Horrified), but they’ve also seen enormous success with their Disney Villainous series of games. In Disney Villainous, players compete to be the most wickedly evil character from a […]

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Weekly Round Up

Hello reader! How are you doing? I hope you’re well. I know what you’re thinking – has it really been another week? Yes. Yes it has. Here we are heading towards Halloween and even I – legendary scaredy cat that I am – seem to have been looking at (and writing about!) more scary stuff than I can usually handle, […]

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Marvel Zombies

Be warned: spoilers abound for lots of different series, though they’ve been around for quite some time now! I’ve always had a fascination with zombies. It started way before I […]