Author Archive for Liz

In The Orbit of – Pat Mills

A couple of weeks ago, Orbital was delighted to host the London launch of “Be Pure, Be Vigilant, Behave!“, the explosive and often hilarious memoirs of British Comics giant, Pat Mills. After a lengthy signing session, we were treated to…

Frame by Frame- Death Note

    Welcome to Frame by Frame – Orbital Comics’ film & TV review & discussion podcast! This time, Liz, Paul and Julia must decide whether Netflix’s Death Note should be written in their notebooks: “A high school student named…

Frame by Frame- Marvel’s The Defenders

Welcome to Frame by Frame – Orbital Comics’ film & TV review & discussion podcast! This time, Liz, Paul and Will debate whether or not to defend Marvel’s The Defenders: “Marvel’s The Defenders’ follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and…

Frame by Frame- Valerian and Atomic Blonde

Welcome to Frame by Frame – Orbital Comics’ film & TV review & discussion podcast! This time, Liz & Paul discuss both Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: “In the 28th century, special operatives Valerian and Laureline work…

Spider-Man: Homecoming – Liz’s Review

A modern hero blockbuster with a Brat Pack blueprint, Spider-Man: Homecoming scales back the bombast to tell a humbler story that’s as much about the hardships of high school as the perils of being a wall-crawler. Whether fifteen year old…

Orbital Reading Lists: Spider-Man – Part 1

Based on the number of customers we have on a weekly basis asking us, “Where’s the best place to start with [insert character here]?” – we’ve  started a series of reading lists, recommending the best of what’s currently in print,…

Wonder Woman- Liz’s Review

Holy Rotten Tomatoes, Batman! The DC Extended Universe is in trouble! Their freshness scores are plummeting to critical levels: 55% and dropping! 27%… 25%… Things aren’t looking good! This looks like a job for… nope, not him either. Where are…

Frame by Frame – Logan

Hello, and welcome to the second new podcast joining The Orbiting Pod & In the Orbit Of in the Orbital Comics Podcast Network – Frame by Frame! Frame by Frame will be the new place to hear our in depth…

Logan- Liz’s Review

Just because a film is dark doesn’t make it deep; in the post-Christopher Nolan landscape of superhero films, ‘dark’ can just as easily mean ‘dreary’. Violence for the sake of violence is dull and unsatisfying; unwarranted angst comes cheap. But…

Doctor Strange- Liz’s Review

In what may have been Marvel’s most high-stakes solo film to date, ‘Doctor Strange’ has been brought to the big screen, and they’ve held nothing back. The result is spellbinding. Like that other great left field outing Guardians of the…

Suicide Squad: Liz’s ‘What If?’ Review

Like a bag of rainbow-colored candy that turns out to be mostly black jellybeans, Suicide Squad is a frustratingly mixed experience. Not simply because of the bad aftertaste, but rather because it gave you a flavour for the good stuff…