Tag Archives: Marvel

“Ready for another adventure, Miss Carter?” – Agent Carter Season 2

Agent Carter’s back! Happy days! Even as a part of the cinema-dominating Marvel Studios megabrand, being a female-led, not-particularly dark and gritty spy-drama set in the 1940s, the chances of Agent Carter lasting past it’s first year looked grim , … Continue reading

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Binge Watch Diary – Jessica Jones (Part 2)

Ain’t nobody got time to write a thousand words on each episode of these Netflix shows, when they’re all released together in huge 13-hour chunks. So I’m trying a new format: just jotting down some quick observations and impressions from … Continue reading

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Binge Watch Diary – Jessica Jones (Part 1)

So the second of the TV series produced by the Marvel/Netflix team-up is here (after the megahit Daredevil). Since I’m really (too much) into both Marvel comics and detective noir, I’d love to write an episode-by-episode analysis of this series…. … Continue reading

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Comics Chat – Week of November 18th

A new feature we’re starting today: here’s what I thought of the comics I read this week! Star Wars – Vader Down #1 Jason Aaron (Writer) and Mike Deodato (Artist) The start of the first big Star Wars comics crossover … Continue reading

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Civil Words: Iron Man/Captain America: Casualties of War

Hi there, welcome back to Civil Words. I’m Cian, that’s my brother Colm and this is our Summer project: a read-through of the 2006 comics series Civil War (soon to be a major Marvel movie, if you hadn’t heard!). The … Continue reading

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Civil Words – Civil War #4

Hey there, I’m Cian, that’s Colm, and this is our weekly read-through of the Marvel comics series and basis for next summer’s Captain America sequel: Mark Millar’s Civil War. Our story so far: a law requiring superheroes to register themselves … Continue reading

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Top Ten Villains We Love To Hate

Try as we might, there are some villains we just can’t help but love. Be it their charm, charisma or otherwise, they draw us in and we anxiously count down the time our hero is front and centre so that … Continue reading

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