Category Archives: comics

game review: overwatch..(ed: it gets five stars..)

Blizzard’s take on the team-based shooter is as polished as you’d expect marrying tactical breadth with an emphasis on variety and inclusivity Let’s address the elephant in the room. Hello elephant. You’re looking nice. Very tall. Overwatch is a lot … Continue reading

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a considered look at comic-book super-heroes..

From primary-coloured straight guys – to tarnished beings in a revisionist world – superheroes are our cultural barometer. (excerpt..) It comes as yet another slew of revisionist superhero movies make millions at the box office – continuing the genre’s relentless … Continue reading

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philip pullman on his love for comics..

The author used to tremble with excitement every week when the paperboy threw them on to the lawn and says they influenced his bestselling novels. Now he’s creating comic strip stories of his own. (cont..) Source: Philip Pullman: Why I … Continue reading

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beatrix potter is all about naked capitalism..

Written at the height of Britain’s imperial project – those 23 little tales are really a primer for navigating the merciless currents of amoral capitalism. The 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth this summer is already kicking up a host … Continue reading

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doom: the claymation version..

(ed:..heh..!..) Animator Lee Hardcastle reimagines the quintessential first-person shooter as an even gorier game – – starring Claycat – a fearless and fearsome claymation character. (cont..) Source: Doom, remade with ultraviolent claymation kitties / Boing Boing

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captain america has become a ‘douchey libertarian’.. 

Steve Rogers is an icon of liberal patriotism and his newest movie turns him into an Ayn Rand acolyte. The Captain America movies have been the crown jewels of the robust Marvel cinematic universe for a lot of reasons — … Continue reading

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animation: female genital mutilation.. (+ op-ed..)

Needlecraft tells the harrowing story of Female Genital Mutilation in an animation using needle and thread. The film – which recently won the gold world medal at the 2016 International Television & Film Awards competition has been used in many … Continue reading

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