Category: comics

There was a movie. It’s… Um.

Let’s start with this: The following review contains spoilers for Age of Ultron. They start after the following paragraph, which is why you need to click the link to read the rest.

Right, so my problem with AoU is that it’s a comic book event series. Its purpose is to make people need to go and see it to wrap up the past and understand the future episodes. It’s the exact kind of Age Of Secret War On Ultimate Earth cross-francise bullshit that generally kicks me off any super-hero comic series I’ve started to get into. Suddenly, in order to follow the arc of a character I need to buy twelve comics across nine series, five of which my local shop doesn’t carry. The actual plot of the movie doesn’t really maintain its own momentum.

Quiet work week, so we’ll skip that. Decided that I’d had enough of print statements, and moved both Lifestream and Lampstand over to use Python logging instead for everything outputty. Lampstand also needs a pass to separate output into levels,…

  Shoebox ยป Chuck & Beans. So I unsubscribed from Lovefilm DVDs today.

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This post is entirely useless. I mean, you already know that Warren Ellis is writing a free webcomic, issues released every friday, called FreakAngels, don’t you? And you already know he wrote Transmet, and various other important things like the…

My housemate has Wonder Woman pajamas. I point this out because over the last few months my live has disolved from a central role in an extremely convoluted romantic comedy to a wacky (and possibly also Zany) sixties throwback sitcom,…

Not dead, just busy. V For Vendetta is a good film The civil rights movement can now be split into two factions. Those who make hackneyed and repetitive references to 1984, and those who instead refer to V For Vendetta.…

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This Wednesday I’m having the windows in my flat replaced with unixes. Er, double glazing. Since my flat customarily looks like some kind of laundry-bomb-wielding country has decided my carpet is harbouring terrorism, and has started a campaign of rescue…

Yesterday’s Anywhere But Here contains one of the best dream sequences in comic form I’ve seen. You should read it.