Audio Review – Doctor Who: Revenge of the Swarm from Big Finish

Doctor Who - Revenge of the Swarm from Big Finish

  Doctor Who – Revenge of the Swarm A Big Finish Production Written by Jonathan Morris Directed by Ken Bently Starring Sylvester McCoy Sophie Aldred Philip Olivier with John Leeson, Mandi Symonds, Maggie Service, John Heffernan, Phyllida Nash, Siobhan Redmond, John Dorney, Paul Panting Our Score – 7/10   Are sequels ever as good as the original?  Well there’s the Godfather II, The Empire Strikes Back, Captain America: The Winter Soldier… Then there is Revenge of the Swarm. Revenge of the Swarm is the sequel to the 1977 Doctor Who serial, The Invisible Enemy, starring Tom Baker, Louise Jamison and … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – Harbinger Omegas #1 from Valiant Comics

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Harbinger Omegas Writer: Joshua Dysart Artist: Rafael Sandoval Cover Artist:  Lewis Larosa Alternative Covers by  Glenn Fabry, Donovan Santiago Publisher: Valiant Comics Quick Take: Toyo Harada spent a lifetime working towards shaping the world into something better.  Some of that work was very public, under the guise of humanitarian aid, and philanthropy by the Harada Global Conglomerate.  But most of it was happening secretly, as he recruited and trained psiots, people like himself with amazing abilities and gifts.  He controlled financial institutions, and world governments, not afraid to break a few eggs along the way.   But now that he and his secret … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

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Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 Writers: Nick Abadzis Artist:  Elena Casagrande with Michele Pasta Cover Artist: Alice X. Zhang Alternative Covers by Elena Casagrande, Rob Farmer, Warren Pleece, & Alice X. Zhang Publisher: Titan Comics Quick Take: A new era of begins, as Titan Comics takes over the Doctor Who license and launchs not one but two new Doctor Who series this week, each featuring a different Doctor. (A third series featuring the incoming 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi debuts in October). This series features the 1oth Doctor (David Tennant) in new adventures set between the end of Series 4, and … Continue reading

Comic Book Review – Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1 from Titan Comics

Doctor Who Eleventh Doctor #1 Regular

Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1 Writers: Al Ewing & Rob Williams Artist: Simon Fraser Cover Artist: Alice X. Zhang Alternative Covers by Simon Fraser, Rob Farmer, Warren Pleece, & Alice X. Zhang Publisher: Titan Comics Quick Take:  A new era of begins, as Titan Comics takes over the Doctor Who license and launchs not one but two new Doctor Who series this week, each featuring a different Doctor.  (A third series featuring the incoming 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi debuts in October). This series features the 11th Doctor (Matt Smith) in new adventures set just after his first Christmas Special (A … Continue reading

Godzilla really is King of the monsters!

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When you hear Godzilla there are many things that come to mind: A giant lizard in a rubber suit; a Japanese monster film with odd plots; and finally, the 1998 film with Matthew Broderick. This new Godzilla movie is nothing like its predecessors. Sure it has amazing special effects, suspense, and great monsters – but it has a real story – a plot! We all know the regular Godzilla drill, but this film is different. I wanted to make my first post on the Geeksville site my own, but I cannot touch the salon.com review by Andrew O’Hehir. Please note … Continue reading