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BOOK REVIEW – Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman by Daniel Wallace

By Marty Mulrooney

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Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman by Daniel Wallace explores the creative process behind the recently released film Man of Steel, directed by Zack Snyder (Watchmen, Sucker Punch) and starring Henry Cavill. Published by Titan Books, Man of Steel: Inside the Legendary World of Superman features in-depth interviews with the cast and crew, alongside previously unseen on-set photography and concept art, offering an insider’s look at the most recent big screen Superman adaptation.

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FILM REVIEW – Man of Steel

By Marty Mulrooney

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Man of Steel is a superhero film directed by Zack Snyder (Watchmen, Sucker Punch) and produced by Christopher Nolan (Inception, The Dark Knight Rises). A reboot of the Superman series, the film stars Henry Cavill as the titular man of steel, with Amy Adams as Lois Lane and Michael Shannon as main antagonist General Zod.

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BOOK REVIEW – Superior by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Superior by Mark Millar (Kick-Ass) and Leinil Yu (Secret Invasion) tells the story of 12-year-old Simon Pooni, a young boy with multiple sclerosis who is granted the wish of becoming a superhero by a talking monkey in a spacesuit named Ormon – Alternative Magazine Online kids you not. Simon no longer needs his wheelchair. Not only can he walk again, but he can fly. Of course, there must be a catch… This hardback edition from Titan Books collects issues 1-7 of the bestselling comic mini-series.

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BOOK REVIEW – Superman: Earth One (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

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Superman: Earth One is a graphic novel written by J. Michael Straczynski and pencilled by Shane Davis. The first in a new series of original DC Universe graphic novels featuring top writers’ and illustrators’ unique takes on DC characters, Superman: Earth One offers a bold new origin story for the iconic Man of Steel.

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GAME REVIEW – DC Universe Online (PC)

By Duncan Voice

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Like his proverbial namesake catching the morning worm, The Chaffinch swoops down from the rooftops to tackle the nameless thugs of Gotham City. Dishing out punches, kicks and batarangs, his retribution is swift. Answering a call from his mentor Batman, he heads to another crime scene round the block. Identical looking thugs meet the same justice. Another call comes in, twenty more of the same reprobates line the streets. DC Universe Online reads a familiar story. Fantastic license, terrible execution.

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BOOK REVIEW – DC Comics: The 75th Anniversary Poster Book

By Marty Mulrooney

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DC Comics celebrates 75 years of fantastic comic books this October with the publication of DC Comics: The 75th Anniversary Poster Book, published by Quirk Books. Showcasing 100 of their most famous covers, each page is perforated and ready to frame, with behind-the-scenes commentary (as well as quotes from the artists themselves) offered on the back of every page.

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