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Captain America: Civil War leaps to the top of my Marvel Cinematic Universe rankings

Captain America: Civil War leaps to the top of my Marvel Cinematic Universe rankings

I saw Captain America: Civil War this week and absolutely loved it. Perhaps it’s because it’s fresh in my mind but right now it’s on top of my Marvel Studios movie rankings. It’s certainly top 3 anyway and I’m more than happy having it at…

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The extremely cool Marvel Super Heroes card game

The extremely cool Marvel Super Heroes card game

I used to love playing card games like Top Trumps etc. This pack wasn’t an official Top Trumps pack but it was my favourite of the lot. I was always a fan of Marvel comics and the artwork on these cards is fantastic. The game…

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Marvel announces Phase Three movies

Marvel announces Phase Three movies

Today Marvel announced a plethora of new movies for Phase Three of their cinematic universe. Some had been hinted at, some were already set in stone, some were new. All of them are pretty darn exciting. Inhumans – this is another one that really excites…

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Marvel v DC Movies

Marvel v DC Movies

The Marvel and DC cinematic universes have become behemoths, particularly since 2008. I’ll be posting some reviews and comparison articles in time, but for now here is how the existing and announced movies line up. Year Marvel Studios DC 2005 Batman Begins 2006 Superman Returns…

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Marvel Super Heroes Card Game

Name: Marvel Super Heroes Card Game Manufacturer: Jotastar Year: 1977 Country of origin: UK Category: Toys & Games Tags: Marvel Notes: I used to think these were made by Top Trumps but they were actually made by the UK company Jotastar. It’s a pretty simple…

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That time when a teenage Paul Gambaccini and George R. R. Martin appeared in The Fantastic Four

That time when a teenage Paul Gambaccini and George R. R. Martin appeared in The Fantastic Four

A few years ago I embarked on attempting to read all the early Marvel superhero comics. My plan was to try to read the whole of the silver age and bronze age over the course of several years. Babies got in the way, however, and…

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Spider-Man’s early video games

Spider-Man’s early video games

With the new Spider-Man: Homecoming movie only a few months away I’m sure we’ll be seeing a lot of our friendly neighbourhood web-slinger between now and then. Spider-Man is one of the most popular superheroes of all time. Having been created by Stan Lee and Steve…

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Pop Culture League – Shelfie

Pop Culture League – Shelfie

The League of Extraordinary Bloggers is back. I had just missed out on becoming a regular contributor to the series back when Brian at Cool & Collected stopped the previous incarnation. But now it’s back and it’s called the Pop Culture League. You can find…

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Top Ten 90s Action Movies

Top Ten 90s Action Movies

There’s a wonderful retro quality to the action films of the 1990s. It was a strange era in Hollywood, particularly for the action genre – somewhere in between the unabashed campiness of the 80s and the higher standards of the 00s. It was a time…

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The Movies I Saw in 2015, Ranked

The Movies I Saw in 2015, Ranked

I think I’ve mentioned before on this blog that my health insurance, Prudential Vitality, does an amazing perk of offering its customers a free cinema ticket every single week. It’s only for Cineworld or Vue cinemas but it’s still an incredible offer. It used to…

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