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Thoughts on the Venom trailers – I have concerns

This morning the second trailer for Sony Pictures’ Venom dropped, offering the first proper look at Tom Hardy as Marvel’s menacing anti-hero, Venom. The trailer provided additional footage to what had been released previously and presented a little more story too. I’ll be honest with you – I wasn’t impressed. I didn’t think much of…

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Comixology launches Aliens sale

Another heads-up for all those digital comics readers out there – Comixology has launched yet another sale and this time it is to coincide with Thursday’s Alien Day. The sale – which runs until Monday 30th April – includes just under 120 items and covers both comics and graphic novels. Prices range from 69p up…

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Watch: Venom trailer + Official poster

A new trailer for Venom has landed. The trailer – which you can watch below – provides the first proper look at Venom and gives an idea of the character’s status as an anti-hero. Unlike the first trailer that was released, this new teaser provides footage of Tom Hardy as the classic comic book character…

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On this day in geekdom: April 24th

To celebrate the launch of It’s A Stampede!, every day for the next year I will be presenting a totally informative, yet totally useless fact under the banner heading: ‘On this day in geekdom’. Yep, that’s 365 facts! Here’s today’s slice of geekdom… April 24th – On this day in 1986, “Crocodile” Dundee arrives in Australian…

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Review: The Legend of Batman Collection (Eaglemoss)

At the end of last year, Eaglemoss kick-started a new series of hardback graphics called DC Comics – The Legend of Batman. Similar to its long-running DC Comics Graphic Novel Collection, the ongoing series comprises a random assortment of Batman books all published on a biweekly basis. Priced at £9.99 a pop and available through…

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Spider-Man sequel set outside of New York

The next Spider-Man movie will be set outside of New York. Filming on the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel gets underway in July and when it does, shooting will take place in London. Why? Because Spider-Man is heading abroad! Speaking to io9 about shooting the forthcoming movie, Marvel Studios’ President, Kevin Feige, said: “We film in London.…

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Could a Nova movie be on the horizon?

A movie based on Nova might be on the cards – with ‘might be’ being the operative words. In a recent interview with ComicBook.com, Marvel Studios’ big cheese, Kevin Feige was asked about the possibility of a Nova movie. Feige said: “Nova is… if we have a big board with a bunch of characters that…

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