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Winnie the pooh: the tales of an eating disorder

Winnie The Pooh: The Tales of an Eating Disorder

Our tubby, honey-loving anthropomorphic pal, Winnie the Pooh, has had a place in every young child’s heart since its very first appearance in When We Were Young (1924). This Disney-adapted teddy bear, alongside Eeyore, Tigger, and Piglet, thrive in the Hundred Acre Wood, located in Ashdown Forest, Sussex, England, where they play and take life…

Comic review: adventure time 2013 summer special

Comic Review: Adventure Time 2013 Summer Special

Adventure Time 2013 Summer Special is just that, a bumper sized comic book annual containing four separate stories by four separate writers. But can such a diverse group of comic book writers and artists capture the charm of the Adventure Time television series? And is it worth picking up for a lazy, summertime read? Geek…

Comic book review: venom #38

Comic Book Review: Venom #38

Venom #38 is the latest issue in Marvel’s thrilling tale of Flash Thompson as the secret avenger Venom. How will Venom continue his fight against Lord Ogre? How did jack O’Lantern escape prison? And most importantly, is Venom #38 worth your precious time? All the answers and more, right here in Geek Insider’s review of…

Comic book review: superior carnage #1

Comic Book Review: Superior Carnage #1

Superior Carnage #1 aims to bring the Marvel psychopath kicking and screaming back into the Marvel Universe as part of their Superior Spider-Month. But does the genocidal alien wrecking machine have what it takes to win over comic book readers? Is the book worthy of its bold title? And is it a comic book worth…

Comic book review: avengers #16

Comic Book Review: Avengers #16

Avengers #16 continues the countdown to Marvel’s big Infinity event next month. But as part of the ongoing “Prelude to Infinity”, what new revelations will Avengers #16 bring to the ever expanding Marvel Universe? What does the birth of the Earth’s newest organism mean for the Avengers? And is it worth your precious time? Geek…

Comic book review: astro city #2

Comic Book Review: Astro City #2

Astro City #2 is finally here and with it comes the start of a new Astro City adventure. In this issue, writer Kurt Busiek introduces us to Marella, an ordinary woman with an extraordinary job. As an operative of a call centre devoted to directing emergency calls to super heroes, Marella’s life takes many wild…

Comic book review: judge dredd classics #1

Comic Book Review: Judge Dredd Classics #1

Despite Judge Dredd and 2000AD being around since 1977, most comic books fans outside of the United Kingdom are likely to have had their first exposure to Mega-City One after watching Sylvester Stallone and Rob Schneider fool around in the 1995 cinematic let down Judge Dredd. But after having the slate wiped clean with the…

Comic book review: venom #37

Comic Book Review: Venom #37

Venom #37 is here and with it we’re treated to the continuing story of bully-turned-hero Flash Thompson as he fights crime using the iconic Venom symbiote. How will Flash step up his game in the hunt for Lord Ogre? Has the secret of Venom been revealed? Can Flash keep the ever powerful alien suit under…

Comic Book Review: Avengers #15

Avengers #15 is the latest instalment of the ongoing comic book epic which sees the titular heroes face a new world that they don’t understand. As Marvel countdown to its Infinity event, what does the latest issue in its flagship series event have to offer? Everything you need to know and more, right here in…

Comic book review: action comics #22

Comic Book Review: Action Comics #22

Action Comic #22 is DC’s latest comic book in a series devoted to Superman, Superman and more Superman. With the last story arc wrapped up nicely in Action Comics #21, what new adventures are in store for the Man of Steel and is it worth your precious time. We’ll let you know in Geek Insider…

Comic book review: avengers #14

Comic Book Review: Avengers #14

Avengers #14 is here and with it comes the first chapter in Marvel’s Infinity event. That’s right, after months of wading through writer Jonathan Hickman’s “Marvel NOW!” world building, the Avengers series is finally picking up speed. But is this self titled “Prelude to Infinity” worth the wait? What secrets will be revealed? Is this…

Comic book review: astro city #1

Comic Book Review: Astro City #1

Astro City #1 sees the triumphant return of Kurt Busiek’s off-beat, super hero comic book series. It’s been many years since the series’ prequel  Astro City: The Dark Age and more years since we’ve heard from our favourite Astro City inhabitants. But even though there’s a lot to catch up on, Astro City #1 answers our…

Comic book review: venom #36

Comic Book Review: Venom #36

Venom #36 contains a version of the popular Spider-Man villain many readers may not be familiar with. But nevertheless, Flash Thompson’s bonding to the alien Venom symbiote is an interesting choice by Marvel and one that has seen great success for the Venom series since its debut in 2011. But is Venom #36 a good…

Comic book review: avengers #13

Comic Book Review: Avengers #13

Avengers #13 is the most important comic book to come out of Marvel’s doors in recent weeks. Outer space is a large, scary place and the vast unknowns of space have never been as important as they are in the “Marvel NOW!” event. With the unexpected return of the High Evolutionary, what other surprises are…

Comic review: action comics #21

Comic Review: Action Comics #21

Action Comics #21 continues to tell the story of Superman’s maturation into the peoples’ champion. But has Action Comics #21 done enough to shrug off the bitter taste left from the previous issue? Everything you need to know is right here in Geek Insider’s review of Action Comics #21! Action Comics #21: The Story So…