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In Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

Review by Tim Robins  The Film: Bitten by a radioactive spider in the subway, Brooklyn teenager Miles Morales suddenly develops mysterious powers that transform him into the one and only Spider-Man. When he meets Peter Parker, he soon realizes that there are many others who share his special, high-flying talents. Miles must now use hisContinue reading In Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse

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That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?

Here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond. Have a great weekend! • Our most popular item this week was without doubt discussion about the new Scream & Misty Halloween Special, out in October from 2000AD publishers Rebellion. No matter what your views, you can be sure everyone here atContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?

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New girls magazines launched, DC Thomson’s “Sweet” includes strip by Laura Howell

DC Thomson and Panini UK have both launched new girls titles this week – Sweet and Disney’s Eleanor of Avalor, the latter based on the animated series screened on the Disney Channel. DC Thomson say their title, Sweet, which includes a mini comic strip by Laura Howell, is intended for primary girls “who love collectibles,Continue reading New girls magazines launched, DC Thomson’s “Sweet” includes strip by Laura Howell

Disney's promotional newspaper strip, released to newspapers before the film's debut in 1950.

Call For Papers: All about Cinderella – retellings in the cultural imagination

Three-hundred and nineteen years since the publication of Charles Perrault’s famous Histories du Temps Passé, the myth of Cinderella remains integral to many current facets of our cultures. Inspired by the University of Bedfordshire’s collection of scripts, books, theatrical memorabilia, designs, and ephemera on Cinderella and organised by the Research Institute for Media, Arts andContinue reading Call For Papers: All about Cinderella – retellings in the cultural imagination

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Avengers: Age of Ultron Tops UK’s Box Office Charts

  Disney’s Avengers: Age of Ultron has enjoyed the biggest UK debut of 2015 – and the sequel to Avengers Assemble, which was released in 2012, is also the eighth-biggest opening of all time. The films success in the UK has been mirrored across 44 other countries, with Yahoo Newshttps://www.yahoo.com/movies/avengers-overseas-box-office-117454595862.html reporting it has taken over £133mContinue reading Avengers: Age of Ultron Tops UK’s Box Office Charts