"Thor" with protestors against fracking on Preston New Road in August 2019. Image courtesy Madame Tussauds Blackpool

Marvel’s Thor spotted alongside fracking protestors in Lancashire!

Residents of Blackpool have been joking about Thor causing the tremors felt in the area – so Madame Tussauds Blackpool decided to take him out to the fracking front line to see what all the fuss was about. Thor’s wax figure from Madame Tussauds Blackpool is pictured on the fracking front line on Preston NewContinue reading Marvel’s Thor spotted alongside fracking protestors in Lancashire!

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In Review – Avengers: Endgame (and the perils of writing reviews of a blockbuster)

Review Tim Robins WARNING: For those of you who still haven’t seen the film, there are spoilers in this review. You’ll find out why we chose to include these below. The Film: Adrift in space with no food or water, Tony Stark sends a message to Pepper Potts as his oxygen supply starts to dwindle.Continue reading In Review – Avengers: Endgame (and the perils of writing reviews of a blockbuster)

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Bob Wakelin classic games covers art prints now available

Bob Wakelin, the artist behind some of the most iconic cover art of the 1980s, passed away in January last year – but now his family are offering prints of some of his work via Etsy, which left an indelible mark on the imaginations of games players in the 1980s. Bob was best known forContinue reading Bob Wakelin classic games covers art prints now available

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In Memoriam: Stan Lee

Alan Woollcombe pays tribute to Stan “The Man” Lee, who has died aged 95, co-creator of an astonishing number of comic book characters, comic books, whose influence on entertainment and pop culture will endure… Stan Lee was arguably the most important man the American comics industry ever produced. Through talent, chutzpah and sheer hard work,Continue reading In Memoriam: Stan Lee

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In Review: Avengers – Infinity War (12A)

Warning: this review contains mild threat of spoilers and fantasy fisticuffs The Avengers: Infinity War is rated 12A in the UK which is entirely reasonable because it contains everything that a twelve year old could want from a movie: goofy characters in bright, vaguely spooky looking costumes, lots of computer graphic punch ups and theContinue reading In Review: Avengers – Infinity War (12A)