Fear Itself #4 review

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I hate prophecies. They come out of nowhere with their terrible foreboding, add a little cheap drama and scuttle away again, rarely paying off. Here we have Thor revealing that it’s been foretold he will die to slaughter a serpent. That’s after he’s told Nick Fury, […]

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Film review: Thor

Whoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of… Thor! At the beginning of Kenneth Branagh’s addition to the Marvel movie franchise, Thor has been judged unworthy of Mjölnir. Cast down to Midgard by All-Father Odin for impulsiveness and arrogance, the heir to the eternal realm of Asgard must regain his hammer from […]

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Fear Itself #1 review

You know summer’s coming when the big events start to arrive. DC has Flashpoint on the way, but Marvel gets in first with Fear Itself #1, the first of seven issues and umpteen spin-offs and crossovers. It should be a risky strategy – if the reader buys into the central conceit, they’ll purchase dozens of […]

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