The Boys – Comic and TV Show Comparison

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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What I’m Reading – ‘Neuromancer’ by William Gibson

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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The Matrix: A 20th Anniversary Retrospective – The Matrix Comics

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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