Live at last year's Ledger Awards

LEDGER AWARDS 2019 – Australian Comic Book Industry Awards Date

LEDGER AWARDS 2019 – Australian Comic Book Industry Awards Date THE LEDGER AWARDS, established in 2005 to acknowledge excellence in Australian comic books and graphic novels, will be celebrated again this year at the historic State Library of New South Wales. Named after pioneering Australian cartoonist Peter Ledger (1945-1994), the Ledgers are an independent, volunteer-run, … Read more

Martian Manhunter, DC Comics, Superhero, Comic Book

[REVIEW] Martian Manhunter Takes Shape in Issues #1 and #2

A Different type of Martian Smarter people than I have traced how Superman represents an immigrant (and, more specifically, Jewish) fantasy: the story of a refugee who can pass in mainstream society, yet is celebrated for the unique characteristics granted to him by his ancestors. Mars’ J’onn J’onnz is the inverse struggle. Like Clark, he’s … Read more

Captain Marvel, Nick Fury, Avengers,

CAPTAIN MARVEL – A Galactic Story Filled With Heart

From Ms Marvel to Captain Marvel I’d like to preface this review by stating that my knowledge of Captain Marvel begins with Carol Danvers’ Ms Marvel. Then ends with her commanding effort in Civil War 2. I should in no way be considered an expert on the character. [wp-review] Like many movie goers familiar with … Read more

The Colosseum, Supercon, Diversity. Disability, Pop Culture

INTERVIEW: Getting to know the Colosseum

Newcastle has always been a town filled with innovation. From technology and scientific research to the celebration of Art and literature. Right down to inventions across the mining, defence, and communications industries. It has been a town where different business ideas are celebrated with an open mindedness unique to the region. Over the years this … Read more

The Orville, Star Trek, Voyager, Seth MacFarlane

Mid-Season Two Parter Establishes The Orville As Science Fiction Fan Fic

The Orville S02E08 Review and Walkthrough“Identity, Part 1” The Orville has caused many a discussion in the online world. There isn’t a forum or sci-fi facebook group where a frothing neckbeard warrior is repeatedly triggered by Seth MacFarlane’s opus to Star Trek TNG. This legion of neckbeards are determined to create the ultimate divide between … Read more

Heroes In Crisis, Superman, Wonder Woman, DC Comics, Comic Review

[SERIES REVIEW] DC Comics’ Heroes In Crisis

Heroes in Crisis is a Juggernaut Event Tom King and Clay Mann’s mini-series Heroes in Crisis has been a major cornerstone of DC Comics’ storytelling this year. King, a juggernaut who’s been celebrated for his runs on Batman and Mister Miracle, is using his experience as a CIA to inform Heroes In Crrisis. Zeroing in … Read more

Supergirl, DC Comics, The CW,

Supergirl Episode Tackles Transphobia

Supergirl S04E11 Review and Walkthrough“Blood Memory” It’s no surprise that the communist Russian story line takes hold of this Supergirl episode. With the exception that this week the Russian trained Supergirl clone needs medical assistance. A blood transfusion from Supergirl prime. Rest assured, you don’t find out in this episode. “Blood Memory” spends the majority … Read more