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After dodging spoilers, think pieces and general excitable tweets over the weekend I finally sat down to watch the conclusion to Marvel’s ten year experiment- The Infinity Saga with the film Avengers Endgame. It was a messy, long and thoroughly enjoyable film which I go into detail in my previous review of the film. However this piece is about something else. Following my viewing of the film I finally dove into the online chatter about the film to gauge people's response. What I found was expected- over the top proclamations that the film was “the greatest artistic achievement in human...

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We are now three quarters into Tom King’s raved Batman run and the end is in sight. King a former CIA agent and creator and writer of award winning comic MisterMiracle has spent the past year breaking down Batman in ways that has never been seen before in the characters 80 year history. Starting with the build up to Batman and Catwoman’s wedding and her subsequent jilting at the altar, King has taken ol Bats through the wringer, trapping him in his own “Knightmares” for seven issues and even revealing his own father Thomas Wayne to be working with Bane...

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Three weeks on from Disney and Marvel Studios release  of Avengers: Endgame, the 22nd film in their epic Marvel Cinematic Universe beginning back in 2008 with Robert Downey Junior’s Iron Man. Over the course of just over decade the Marvel Cinematic Universe has made global stars of its actors and directors, brought little known comic book characters and storylines into the mainstream, and collectively made over $18 Billion dollars worldwide. Before Marvel, the idea of a cinematic shared universe was mostly unheard of outside of small, unimpressive crossover films like Alien Vs Predator (2004) and Freddy Vs Jason (2003) Since...

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