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Cracking the Equation: Mister Miracle #1

Set to run to twelve issues, the new DC Comics maxi-series, Mister Miracle, has made a pretty substantial amount of noise online. And not for nothing. With just one issue out so far, it’s very clear that an exceptionally strong…

Mister Miracle: A Brief History

Mister Miracle is a character created by Jack Kirby as part of his Fourth World saga. Inspired by fellow comic artist Jim Steranko’s former life as a professional escape artist, Mister Miracle a.k.a. Scott Free is the ultimate Houdini. Hailing…

ORBITAL READING LISTS: SPIDER-MAN – PART 2

Welcome back to our latest Orbital Reading List! In celebration of Spider-Man: Homecoming slinging it’s way into cinemas we’re taking a deep-dive into NYC’s favourite wall-crawler. This segment concentrates on the later incarnations, namely Miles Morales, The Ultimate Spider-Man. Onwards,…

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…