After finding success with ‘Preacher’, executive producers Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg turn their talents to the second most popular Garth Ennis series – The Boys. Now the comic is notorious for depicting more or less any heinous act you can think of, so this was always going to be a tricky adaptation.
Luckily, the comic also had some great ideas – with some really great characters, comedy, and moments of satire. And those things shine through in this super adaptation. With just enough of the trademark Ennis edginess left in.
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Story by Jack Bumby It was our first job – literally the very first, we’d barely even set up shop. Image credit: Thyfany Ron The water splashed up at my torso. “That’s just swell.” “Char! Char!” Charmander scolded, from his position on my shoulder. “It…
The first spinoff from the smash-hit franchise sees Dwayne Johnson’s Luke Hobbs reluctantly teaming with Jason Statham’s Deckard Shaw to save the world. It’s big, it’s stupid, it’s amazing.
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After becoming a little obsessed with ‘The Matrix’ recently, and with the upcoming release of ‘Cyberpunk 2077’, I decided to see where the cyberpunk genre began.
‘Neuromancer’ by William Gibson is a fast, messy, and excellent science fiction story.
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As the final part of my dive into the world of ‘The Matrix’, I take a look at this disappointing tie-in game.
Taking place right after ‘The Final Flight of the Osiris’ and before ‘The Matrix Reloaded’, this game promised to bridge the gaps. And what you get lore-wise is really great. It’s just a shame that you have to play this deeply flawed game to experience it.
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The world of ‘Blade Runner’ returns in comic-form, in an original story penned by ‘Blade Runner 2049’ writer Michael Green.
This 12-issue series promises a story of twists and turns all set within the sprawling neon metropolis of 2019 Los Angeles from the original film.
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Being fans of comic books and graphic novels, it makes sense that another part of The Wachowski’s vision for their shared universe would be these two collected volumes – originally published on the official Matrix site.
Each story is by a different established artist or writer. So, like ‘The Animatrix’, the quality is all over the place. But they present enough interesting ideas to make them both well worth a read.
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