Friday, December 19, 2014

Doctor Who - The Bounty of Ceres Review (Mild Spoilers)

Doctor Who:
The Bounty of Ceres
By Ian Potter

The Doctor, Steven and Vicki have landed on the asteroid Ceres which is between Mars and Jupiter. There they have encountered the crew of the Cobalt Corporation and they are anything but friendly as the end up putting Steven and Vicki in a strange type of cell and put The Doctor in suspended animation.  What makes Ceres a weird place to work is that the conditions outside are deadly but now the conditions inside have become deadly also.  It appears that the maintenance robots have turned against the crew and have started eliminated everyone one by one.  It is up to The Doctor to find a way to stop the robots and find the person responsible.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Orphan Black - Season 3 Teaser

The New Thunderbirds Are Go TV Series is renewed for a second series!!

And it hasn't even aired yet!!!

ITV Studios has announced that the WETA produced half hour TV series remake of Thunderbirds will go from 26 episodes to 52 and the second series will air in 2016 and 2017.  Meanwhile the first season has yet to air anywhere but is due this spring, 2015.

Thunderbirds Are Go is a remake of the 60's TV series by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson which was their pinnacle Supermarionation series which used sophisticated marionettes instead of real people.  Ground breaking special effects and superb action highlighted the
series and was a favorite for kids and adults like for years.

WETA (Lord of the Rings) is producing a new series which will feature CG and real models and effects.  The series stars the voices of Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) as Lady Penelope, David Graham (reprising his role as Parker) and Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Game of Thrones).

Doctor Who - Series 9 First Episode Title Revealed

At the premiere of Last Christmas Steven Moffat revealed what the title of the first episode of Series 9.  The title is The Magician's Apprentice.  Now let the over thinking speculation begin.

Doctor Who - Masters of Earth Review (Mild Spoilers)

Doctor Who:
Masters of Earth
By Mark Wright and
Cavan Scott

The Doctor and Peri land on Earth in Scotland no less in the year 2163 one year before the First Doctor appears in the events of The Dalek Invasion of Earth.   The Doctor is adamant that they get back to the TARDIS and leave after the help someone from a hanging but it is too late as the Daleks arrive and take Peri as part of the work force.   This is troublesome for The Doctor as he has to be careful not to damage the web of time and prevent the events of his first incarnation to not happen which would harm his own personal timeline. In essence he has to let the Daleks win and let history take its course.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Doctor Who - Engines of War Review (Mild Spoilers)

Doctor Who:
Engines of War
By George Mann

The Doctor crashes on the planet Moldox after he witness the decimation of a Time Lord battalion by the Daleks.  There he meets a young freedom fighter named Cinder whose life has been turned upside down by the Daleks.  Together the two weary warriors decide to find out what the Daleks are doing on Moldox and try and find a way to stop them.   What they discover would be catastrophic to the Time Lords and for every race in the universe.  Acknowledging that this is bigger than he can handle The Doctor and Cinder head to Gallifrey where The Doctor discovers that his own people, the Time Lords, are not any better than the Daleks and he discovers that the Time Lords would sacrifice billions of lives to save their own skin.  Now The Doctor has to stop two powerful races and save billions in the process.

IMPERIUM #1 – Valiant Reveals Complete Covers, First Interiors from the New Ongoing Series by Dysart & Braithwaite!‏

A psychic dictator, an inhuman robot, a mad scientist, a murderous alien, and a super-powered terrorist are about to try and take over the world…and you’re going to be rooting for them every step of the way.

Valiant is proud to present the first look inside IMPERIUM #1 – the FIRST ISSUE of the all-new VALIANT NEXT ongoing series from New York Times best-selling writer Joshua Dysart (Harbinger, Unknown Soldier) and superstar artist Doug Braithwaite (Armor Hunters, Unity)! The daring new superhero saga of the year starts here on February 4th as Toyo Harada rises from the ashes of the Harbinger Foundation to recruit a more explosive…more cunning…more ruthless army to remake the future of Earth in their own image. This is IMPERIUM!

DEAD HAND – The X-O MANOWAR Epic of 2015 Begins in March!‏

DEAD HAND is coming…and, in 2015, X-O MANOWAR is all that stands between Earth and the ultimate doomsday fail-safe!

Valiant is proud to present DEAD HAND – a devastating cosmic showdown beginning this March in X-O MANOWAR #34 from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (ARMOR HUNTERS, The Flash) and superstar-in-the-making Diego Bernard (Red Lanterns)!


 HARBINGER: FAITH #0 | THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE #4 (of 5) | Q2: THE RETURN OF QUANTUM AND WOODY #3 (of 5) – In Stores December 17th!

This is Faith #0!

Her first and only boyfriend to date is a little bit of an douche, her friends are all gone, and, after her insane adventure in Mexico City, Faith Hebert is feeling a little frustrated with the direction of her life. She’s just a normal super-powered young woman in an increasingly crazy world. Here’s the story of a true innocent and kind heart in a hard world. From the comic shop of her youth to the moment she found out that she was actually light as feather, Zephyr is the western wind. Warm and kind, she blows across us all.

Cover A by JOE QUINONES (OCT141701)
Cover B by LUCY KNISELY (OCT141702)
Variant Cover by BRIAN LEVEL (OCT141703)
$3.99 | 32 pages. | ONE-SHOT | T+ | On sale DECEMBER 17


Hickman and Pitarra return to bring all-new chapter to
The Manhattan Projects series

New York Times bestselling and Eisner award-nominated writer Jonathan Hickman (EAST OF WEST, The Avengers) and artist Nick Pitarra (THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS) return to their twisted tale of science and madness with THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS: THE SUN BEYOND THE STARS #1 coming from Image Comics on March 11, 2015.

New Comic Book List For December 17

Angel + Faith: Season 10:TPB: 1-River Meets Sea
BPRD: Hell on Earth 126 (Part 17)
Brain Boy: 1 for $1
Criminal Macabre: Third Child 4
Dark Horse Presents 2014 5
Dream Logic:THC:
Eerie Comics 6
Lobster Johnson:TPB: 4-Get the Lobster
Predator: Fire And Stone 3
Trilogy USA:THC:


Monday, December 15, 2014

Doctor Who - The Brigadier To Star In A New Series of Books

No not the Cyberman Brigadier but a young Brigadier that was still a Colonel right after the events of The Web of Fear.  The Brigadier will be back in a new set of novels by some familiar writers who wrote Doctor Who books during the New Adventure range back in The Wilderness Years.  The authors of these new set of novels are Andy Frankham-Allen, Lance Parkin, David A McIntee and Nick Walters.  The books will be published by Candy Jar Books and will explore the life of the Brigadier after the 1968 serial The Web of Fear. These books are not released by the BBC but are fully licensed by the Executor of the Haisman Literary Estate, Mervyn Haisman’s granddaughter Hannah Haisman, and endorsed by Henry Lincoln who are the relatives of the creator of The Brigadier.  The first set of books are The Forgotten Son by Andy Frankham-Allen , Horror of Det-Sen by Lance Parkin, The Schizoid Earth by David A McIntee and Mutually Assured Domination by Nick Walters.

If you are interested in buying the books about The Brigadier you can pre order them from the link below.

Doctor Who - Doctor Who Magazine Yearbook 2015 Cover

Doctor Who Magazine will be releasing a special yearbook this year focusing on Series 8 of Doctor Who and also exclusive interviews.  The Yearbook will be out on Thursday 18th of December in the UK.