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Weekly Round-Up

When I first started Mid-Life Gamer Geek back in the now utopian beforetimes of *checks notes* 2019, my intention was to continue writing about gaming; video games, board games and perhaps tabletop RPGs here and there too. I didn’t have the confidence to branch out into other areas at first and believed that I lacked the knowledge and insight to […]

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Comic Book Review: Tammy & Jinty Special 2020

In my quest to cover all of the Specials that Rebellion publish in 2020, it’s inevitable that I would come across a few containing material unfamiliar to me. Tammy & Jinty were girls comics published in the 70s and 80s in the UK (Tammy ran from ’71-’84 and Jinty from ’74-’81); when Jinty folded, it was merged with Tammy (a […]

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Comic Book Review: Battle Special (2020)

The Battle special – or, as it seems to be called on the cover, the Battle ‘of Britain’ Special – is the latest in Rebellion’s series of specials to revive classic British comics. Battle Picture Weekly went through a number of name changes in its original run from 1975-1988, at which point it merged with Eagle. Battle Action, Battle Action […]

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Comic Book Review: Smash! 2020 Special

I’ve already taken a look at most of the 2020 Specials that have been released by 2000AD publisher Rebellion so far – so it was only a matter of time before I reached Smash! It’s a lot wackier and irreverent in tone to comics such as Action (which got its own Special this year) or 2000AD itself (even though neither […]