❉ O’Connell writes with wit and repartee on the influence of “George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, a shark, two motherships, some gremlins, ghostbusters and a man of steel”.
❉ The monthly comic’s ability to carry on with new stories for decade after decade is a fascinating case study in how ongoing narratives work.
❉ The latest in our occasional series of reviews of Twilight Time Movies classic Blu-ray and DVD titles.
❉ John Rain on Dog Man Star, Galton & Simpson, Peter Cook, Twitter and, of course, Smersh Pod.
❉ As the classic radio series returns for a stage tour, we chat to producer Barnaby Eaton-Jones.
❉ George Roy Hill’s adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s acclaimed semi-autobiographical novel.
❉ One of the best comics of the ’90s, James Robinson and Tony Harris’ Starman continues to stand the test of time.
❉ Benedict who? Take a voyage to Trip Out City with the late 1970s incarnation of Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme.
❉ A comic series of outlandish brilliance, which calls to mind what Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons accomplished in ‘Watchmen’.
❉ We chat to award-winning writer, columnist and literary salon host, Damian Barr, author of the acclaimed memoir ‘Maggie & Me’.