“In 2018 I set out to revive this project, an ambition to work as a collaboration between friends in bringing our vision of the gaming industry to life across a variety of platforms and media. My element, the written content came to fruition last summer as I begun in earnest to craft content and material based on my attempt at objective reviews of existing purchased media in addition to more subjective opinion based articles on the industry as a whole” Continue reading A Year in Review 2019
“Situated in the small shopping precinct of Abbey Mews, this refuge for those looking for answers and inspiration beyond the mystical arts, or even including those, is a nivana for comic book and popular culture fans with a wealth of treasures from across the broad spectrum of the so called geek culture that exists today” Continue reading A Visit to The Comic Store
“That said, without doubt the most talked about fandom I have covered from different angles and for different perspectives is of course my love for Star Trek” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Thirty: Most obsessed-over fandom?
“Certainly, there is an almost implied, intrinsic link between comic books and manga and the video game industry and fandom. But here is my contentious point, in truth, I have never really enjoyed or found them to be an appealing art form. With the greatest respect to all those who enjoy them and their merits, it has never been a particular style that has connected or resonated with me” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Eleven: Favourite manga or comic book series?
“So, to paint you a picture, intolerance to people and restricted on food intake, not a great foundation to spend a day in a new location surrounded by people relying on unknown food to get through the day.” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Four: What was your worst convention experience?
“I became aware of Captain James T Kirk, the original and first commanding officer of the Enterprise. He played things a lot more, fast and loose than his predecessor, he was a maverick leader doing things his way, he was an actor I desperately wanted to meet.” Continue reading 30 Day Challenge Day Three: What was your favourite convention experience?
“I enjoyed myself, even more so than on prior occasion as I was with a friend and these sorts of experiences can feel very solitary when you are on your own.” Continue reading EGX 2019
“This show was definitely more centred around the guests and actors they had attracted from a variety of genres and shows. It fulfilled my intention of meeting a number of Star Trek stars this year in addition to attending and enjoying the various panels, an added bonus.” Continue reading London Film and Comic Con 2019
“With a plethora of exhibits and attractions to enjoy and entertain, from the panels and platforms for the performing artists to a whole range of merchandise stands selling everything from gaming statues to scented candles and bath oils and everything and anything in between. For better or for worse, Comic Con represents an opportunity for fans of a broad spectrum of genres to come together to find commonality and cause with those of a similar disposition, to express themselves in costume for example to whatever degree they wish. ” Continue reading Comic Con London 2019: Bag of Swag
“What made the experience tolerable if not enjoyable was the strange sensation of queuing with a variety of characters in my immediate vicinity from Avengers to Indiana Jones, wrestlers, game heroes, those in spandex, those in fun t shirts, all sexualities, creeds and colours, everyone representing the best aspects of themselves and yet conforming to the English tradition of orderly queues.” Continue reading Comic Con London 2019: My First Convention