Rodents and outer space go together in comic books, it seems. DC Comics had Ch’P, a green lantern squirrel from another planet, until he got run over by a yellow truck. And Marvel has their Guardian of the Galaxy. They have Rocket Raccoon! And the first issue of the eponymous comic is the grand prize […]
Since moving to Zürich, I have been told exactly three hundred and eighty seven times that I had to see Vienna. I love cafes. Vienna. I love music. Vienna. I love strolling through backstreets, photographing architecture, and lazing around parcs, where I can happily lounge on the grass for hours just reading a book. Again, […]
In mid-2013, a book appeared. This book was called «The 100» by Kass Morgan. Oddly enough, it received very little fanfare and somehow found the attention of TV producers. Let’s have a look at the book that started the TV show.
John Constantine is British. He’s also a self-proclaimed Master of the Dark Arts and Exorcist. He’s also the star of Constantine, the NBC TV-series that starts airing in October. We’ve already seen it and even though it’s a good show, it won’t be easy for the British Warlock to enthrall audiences.
The English-speaking online magazine SwissInfo.ch, the international service of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation has written an article about the book market and how it fares when compared to the sales of eBooks and eBook readers. Written by Jo Fahy, the article not only looks at market sizes but also the joy in reading. Uncanny Book-Club co-founder […]
I like big dumb action movies. Seriously. When I heard that there’s a remake of one of my favourite action movies out of France – titled Banlieue 13 – coming up, I was psyched. This was going to be good. But I was disappointed it was complete crap. Prepare for a rant.
Young Adult movies are all the rage at the moment. Some movies already have hit cinemas, others have yet to come. But in the middle of all the Spectacular Nows, Hunger Games and Faults in Stars, there’s a TV show called «The 100», based on a book for Young Adults. So with one book under […]
Today, the long-awaited and highly anticipated movie adaptation of The Fault in Our Stars, the best-selling Young Adult novel by John Green, is released in Swiss cinemas. To celebrate the occasion, a fan screening was held this past Saturday at the Arena cinemas in Zurich.
Mark Spector is Moon Knight. One of the more obscure heroes in the Marvel Universe, he has been brought back by author Warren Ellis and artist Declan Shalvey. Their six-issue run is probably the definitive run of the character. Moon Knight #4 is our first Pick of The Raid. And you can win it!