Posts Tagged ‘comics’
Joker isn’t an action packed, explosion filled, Superhero trope laden caper, replete with cheesy jokes and one liners. No, it’s a dark, gritty, in some ways brutal and disturbing cautionary tale of how society, ignored, abused and left to fester, will retaliate and lay low those who ignored it for years; the avatar of its rage and dissolution manifesting in Arthur Fleck’s Joker.
Okay then, so let’s start with the important fact – Don’t leave til the very end, there are 2 credit scenes. Now that we have that over with, what can I tell you about Shazam? Watch it. Enjoy it, maybe watch it again – I know I intend to. “But why?” I hear you ask. […]
With an increasing number of events on the UK convention scene, Birmingham Comic Con was MCM’s chance to prove that they remain one of best conventions in geek culture. Entering MCM Birmingham Comic Con has always been a visual assault on the senses, and this year was no different, with massive video screens showcasing the […]
This Summer, comic publisher Devil’s Due will release the first of several comic books by talented creator, Gus Fink. Featuring his collectible ‘Boogily Heads’ line of toys, the original comic book story will centre around a boy who is teleported by a magical portal into the land of Boogilyville, and encounters many creepy creatures who […]
Sci-Fi Weekender’s (SFW) annual satellite event, SFW in the City, held its second event last weekend. Smaller and more intimate than the main event, it still provided a welcome break from the mundanity of everyday life. Peter Ray Allison went along to find out more.
At 6pm on the 25th of May, The CW Arrow megastar Stephen Amell hosted the 2nd London based fundraiser for his charity of choice and patronage, Fuck Cancer (www.letsfcancer). Like the previous event held a year ago, the venue was a prestigious London nightclub called the Piccadilly Institute, located in the very heart of Piccadilly […]
WARNING SPOILERS ALL UP IN YOUR FACE Check out our podcast at the end of the article! I’ve enjoyed every Marvel film release since Iron man. Granted some have been slightly lower on the scale than others but all have been great and enjoyable films and Infinity War is no exception.The question is does […]
Ready Player One is one of my favourite books, provided to me by Geek Pride’s very own Ben Fee at the dawning of Geek Pride and something I honestly feel pushed me into embracing my Nerdom 100% instead of hiding it in the shadows. It is a nostalgia trip par excellence and a book that […]
We’ve got some exciting news regarding Comic Con Arabia today. This will be the first Saudi convention featuring guests from America. Riki Lecotey (known in the cosplay community as Riddle) will become the first American female cosplayer to be welcomed in Saudi Arabia. She will be joined by Carlos Blanchard (Rage Custom Creations, and widely […]
In this episode, Matt, Sean, Dave, Jon Jo and Mark talk Stag dos in Hamburg, Venom, Batman vs Superman , DC and badly dubbed over swear words. Don’t forget that all Geek Pride Podcasts, including this one and Pitch, Please! can be found on Itunes, Google Play, youtube and our website for download. If you […]