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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…

QUICK CUTS: WONDER WOMAN

Hello and welcome to another Quick Cuts with Orbital Comics, London’s Eisner Award-winning store! This time around, we’re focusing on Wonder Woman. With the movie now showing at the  The Cineworld Imax in Leicester Square, we thought we’d give you…

ORBITAL QUICK CUTS: IRON FIST

Welcome to our second ‘Quick Cuts’! With the new Iron Fist series available now on Netflix, we thought we’d take a look at some of the best stories around starring the Protector of K’un Lun. THE FURY OF IRON FIST…

Cerebus In Hell and Why Dave Sim is Great

The most recent series by independent creator Dave Sim (in collaboration with Sandeep Atwal), Cerebus In Hell, loosely continues on from his legendary, award winning series Cerebus. Very, very loosely. Though I think it’s probably the only way that such…

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…

The Orbiting Pod Presents a Chat with Scott Dawkins

Welcome to another special episode of The Orbiting Pod Presents! Paul & Liz sat down with Scott Dawkins a VFX Compositor at Industrial Lights & Magic, to talk about how he got into the film industry, making the move to…

ORBITAL READING LISTS: BATMAN – PART 3

Welcome back to our extensive Batman chronology and reading list! These storylines, in my opinion, include some of the best Bat-books to grace our shelves and feature some the best creators in modern comics. So without further ado…   BATMAN: DEATH…