The 4th Comic Con in Thessaloniki started yesterday with Frank Miller as the guest of honour. I am happy to share with you some of the photos of the first day of the convention.
Quentin Coldwater: So "be a magician"? Is that illegal or are you guys trying to take over the world or...? Dean Fogg: This school exists for a single and timeless purpose - to reveal your innate abilities and hone them to the highest degree. Now, what you do with it after that is entirely up … Continue reading The Magicians: Searching for meaning and growing up in the post-Harry Potter world
Hello dear readers of The ComicBook Imperative! It has been a great time for anime and video games lovers. Netflix launched the much-awaited series Castlevania. Castlevania is an animated show that is based on the Konami video game franchise with the same name and it revolves around Trevor Belmont who must defend the nation of … Continue reading Castlevania and the Rise of Religious Fundamentalism
Dear readers of The ComicBook Imperative I am happy to share with you the abstract from my presentation for the 8th International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference that will be held at the University of Dundee, Scotland, between 25-29 of June, 2017. The Marching of Cybermen: A tale of identity, reality and science fiction By George … Continue reading Abstract: The Marching of Cybermen. Identity, Reality and Science Fiction
Hello from your friendly neighbour, the ComicBook Imperative Guy! Just a few week's from one of Doctor Who's most intriguing episodes and I am still thrilled about it! Extremis was truly one of the best episodes in recent years! I have to admit that I am still excited with the way they handled all the … Continue reading Extremis: Living in a Computer Simulation. Transhumanism in Popular Culture (Part 3)
It has been quite some time dear friends of The ComicBook Imperative! It's me, your friendly neighbour, the ComicBook Imperative Guy! This time round, I want to share with you a thrilling show, that I only just had the chance to watch properly. That series is Joss Whedon's Dollhouse, starring Eliza Dushku. Bit late to the party, … Continue reading Welcome to the DOLLHOUSE: Transhumanism in Popular Culture (Part 2)
With the premiere of the fourth instalment of the Digimon Tri series, named Loss (喪失 Sōshitsu), I wanted to write about Digimon and the thrill of reviving a much beloved show in the right way, at the right time and for all the right reasons. Firstly, I have to admit that I have been a huge … Continue reading Digimon Tri: The aftermath of an adventure