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Batman: Arkham Asylum by Grant Morrison

Imagine you’ve been reading a few Batman comics late into the night and then when you go to sleep, you have a nightmare. Since the last thing you read was a Batman story, elements of the comics start bleeding into … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin

I remember a couple of years ago when Game of Thrones first got started as a TV series. I was intrigued. I knew that it was an adaptation of a series of fantasy novels and I’m always looking for new … Continue reading

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JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 1: Phantom Blood, Volume 1 by Hirohiko Araki

Volume 1 of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood is the star of the epic story of the Joestar family, which starts by focusing on Jonathan ‘JoJo’ Joestar, a simple, good natured young man living in 19th century England. Jonathan lives … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Revelation by Paul Cornell

Timewyrm: Revelation is the final novel in the four-part Timewyrm series and, I have to say, it provides a really thrilling finale. After the series had taken a bit of a misstep with the third book, I was a little … Continue reading

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Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

Mrs Dalloway is the first Virginia Woolf novel that I’ve read and, going in, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. I hadn’t even read the blurb! My first impression, was that the style felt quite similar James Joyce’s Ulysses. … Continue reading

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Assassination Classroom, Volume 5 by Yusei Matsui

After feeling that Volume 4 had seen a little bit of a drop in quality for the ongoing Assassination Classroom story, I was delighted to see another upward incline with Volume 5. In fact, this might just be my favourite … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Timewyrm: Apocalypse by Nigel Robinson

This is the third book in the Doctor Who New Adventures series as well as the third part of the Timewyrm story arc. Unfortunately, while I feel like things had been going quite well until this point, this installment felt … Continue reading

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DC Comics/Dark Horse Comics: Aliens

I’m quite a fan of the DC Universe (especially Batman) and I am also quite a fan of the Alien franchise. These are two things that are quite different and I enjoy them in different ways, so I was quite … Continue reading

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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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