What is ‘Excalibur: The Sword is Drawn’?

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In January Marvel is going to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Britain’s premier super hero team. Now I guess reuniting them isn’t such a big deal when three of them are currently already on the same team but dragging the married and child blessed couple out is another matter altogether. After all while most X-fans know who Kitty, Kurt and even Rachel are the Merlin empowered defender of Britain is another matter. Still it’s hardly the first time the world of the X has dived deep into Captain Britain’s life and for that we must go back, maybe not to the beginning but to a beginning; to the first time………………………………..

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What is ‘Lookouts: May we die in the forest’?

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From the mind of two of the biggest break out stars of the webcomic world this short run series smashes together ‘Scouting for boys’ and your run of the mill ‘Monster Manual’. In a world where you might have to outwit a troll to simply cross a bridge, risk witches of the wild coming for your first born and your shortcut home might lead you into the lair of a demonic ape. Unlike grubby, cubbies and snotty, scouts these kids won’t be getting a badge for helping a little old lady cross the road for that won’t be quite so useful in the world of……………………..

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What is ‘Justice League: Mortal’?

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The MCU is doing wonders at the moment, managing to hype people to unprecedented levels with a fight between superheroes and a guy they’ve never heard of whose never managed to get out of his chair in over five years. Meanwhile the DCMU has managed to do two movies with a crazy space hobo, one movie about a clown hooker and one that has Ben Affleck apparently doing everything……. he can to get his name off the project. But this is not the only way it could have gone. We could have had a Justice League back when Marvel was still talking about an “Initiative”, we could have had a Justice League from the man behind “Fury Road”, an altogether more human Justice League a………………………………….

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What is ‘The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl Beats up the Marvel Universe’?

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Deadpool took out the Marvel universe in 2012 only to come back round for another go, Punisher and Wolverine have also both managed it at least twice now, so the question is; is there any point in one more go? Is there anything new, clever or witty to add to the whole one against many fan fic? Well we’re gonna find out in……………………………………..

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How I would do ‘MCU: Phase 4’

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We’ve now had about ten years of Marvel movies and we’re pretty much locked in for another ten but despite their master plan we actually don’t know how we’re getting their. Is this so they don’t spoil their own presentations again by confirming the likes of Iron Man 3 and Thor before Avengers is even out or is that because right now so much of it is up in the air? Either way once Avengers 4 hits theatres in 2019 we’re at the end of Phase 3 and this is how I would tackle ……………………..

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What is wrong with ‘The Handmaids tale’? Or how feminist literature got outsmarted by a bunch of damned dirty apes.

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Before Hulu can get the ball rolling on their own classic, speculative sci-fi and market their own book to telly series for those after a bit more than blood and tits I thought I’d put forward my own thoughts on where their story goes wrong. No I haven’t seen the show, yes I am going off the book so yes chances are this may be full of spoilers but no it shouldn’t affect anything major in ……………….

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