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Issues Vol. 11

It was a quiet week for me at West End Comics this time, which isn’t a complaint, as there seems to be so many other things going on in my … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Issues Vol. 9

It’s a big week at West End Comics with a couple new recommendations from Kirk, and a title I had to read, and a continuation of some I’m enjoying. Harrow … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Issues Vol. 6

Kirk continues his sterling work at West End Comics, and sent a couple of new titles my way in addition to my pull list, which wasn’t huge this week, but … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Issues Vol. 1

I’be been meaning to start this blog for awhile as I have a great little comic store at the end of my street, West End Comics, and the gent who … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Leonard Nimoy (1931-2015)

Leonard Nimoy has boldly gone. I only had the pleasure of meeting the man once, shaking his hand briefly at a photo op that left me look rather bewildered and … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Rockford Files (1978) – The Gang at Don’s Drive-In and The Paper Palace

Jim (James Garner) meets up with an old friend, with a problem, in the first episode this week, The Gang at Don’s Drive-In. It was written by James Crocker and aired 13 January, … Continue reading

November 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Marvel: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S01E04 Eye-Spy

This week’s episode, scripted by Jeffrey Bell, who’s writing credits include Angel, Alias and The X-Files, is the strongest episode of the series so far. It seems to be improving … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top Gun (1986) – Tony Scott

The 101 Action Movies brings this flag-waving American classic back into my life. With Tony Scott’s typical super colour-saturated framing, quick editing, fantastic rocking score, Lt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) – J.J. Abrams

This is a summer blockbuster first and foremost. Since Trek made the leap to the bug screen, they’ve had to eschew some of the material that inherently made Gene Roddenberry’s … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) – Nicholas Meyer

Space… The final frontier… The 101 Sci-Fi movies brings me a chance to revisit one of the Enterprise’s most successful screen adventures. Nicholas Meyer last seen on this blog with … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment


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