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Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Exodus by Terrance Dicks

When Doctor Who was cancelled on television, it came back in the form of a series of novels, the first four of which made up the Timewyrm series. What’s quite exciting about this one is that it was written by … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 4 by Yusei Matsui

Having loved the first three volumes, there was no doubt that I would buy volume 4 of Assassination Classroom. This review may well contain spoilers for all of the volumes up until this point, so make sure you’re up to … Continue reading

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The Waltons: Trouble on the Mountain by Robert Weverka

For generations, people have asked the question “What if two episodes of The Waltons, namely “The Typewriter” and “The Separation”, had happened at the same time?” and in The Waltons: Trouble on the Mountain, Robert Weverka answers that question. Okay, … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Genesys by John Peel

When Doctor Who was cancelled in 1989, there was international turmoil. Nobody could accept that what might possibly be the best television programme ever made had just been taken off the air. It pushed the tensions of the Cold War … Continue reading

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Volumes 4 – 6 by Kazuki Takahashi

I have to admit, that after reading volume 3 of Yu-Gi-Oh! I was worried that the series might become somewhat formulaic (and here’s my review of the first three volumes, for reference.) To a small extent, that is true, but … Continue reading

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Marvel Platinum: The Definitive Deadpool

Not too long ago, I watched the movie Deadpool and I decided that I’d like to properly immerse myself in the Marvel Universe. As I had quite enjoyed that film, I thought that a collection of comics featuring the character … Continue reading

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How Watson Learned the Trick by Arthur Conan Doyle

How Watson Learned the Trick is a very short (and obscure) Sherlock Holmes story. It’s basically a small scene from the lives of Holmes and Watson where Watson decides to have a go at deducing things like Holmes does. But … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 3 by Yusei Matsui

This is the third volume of the fantastic Assassination Classroom manga and, in my opinion, is the installment where it goes from being “very good” to being “absolutely amazing!” So, I definitely suggest picking it up if you read the … Continue reading

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One Year by Mary McDonough

Mary McDonough is best known for her role as Erin Walton in The Waltons, which just happens to be one of my favourite TV shows. I was very fortunate, in that I was able to attend a book signing and … Continue reading

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The Strange Deaths of Batman

The Strange Deaths of Batman is a graphic novel which collects together various comics which deal with the death of Batman. As the title implies, many of these stories are actually rather weird. As somebody who is quite a fan … Continue reading

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