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Peter Lane

Remembering the Amstrad GX4000

The GX4000 was Amstrad’s short-lived attempt to enter the games console market. With a higher spec graphics card and more memory Amstrad saw the GX4000 as serious competition for Sega’s Master System and market leaders Nintendo’s NES. The 8-Bit console was into the European market in September 1990 […]

Geek Girl #2

Arriving on comic book shelves in 2015, Sam Johnson’s creation immediately caught the attention of the comic world. Ruby is Geek Girl – the latest creation from Markosia Comics, and each time she puts on a pair of technically advanced glasses she is given super powers but…also becomes […]

Class: Series 1 – A Review

Class is the latest entry into the Doctor Who extended universe. It joins such as Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures, and K9 & Company in the ever growing list of Who spinoffs. The premise is simple enough (in terms of Doctor Who anyway) four students, from the Coal […]

Heroes of Cult: Roger Delgado

Sometimes an actor leaves such a stamp on a role that for a long time all those who follow in the role just seem like imitations of the original. This is how it was with Roger Delgado’s The Master. Conceived as the Moriarty to the Doctor’s Sherlock Holmes […]

Heroes of Cult: Matt Smith

How important is it that the actor playing the ‘Doctor’ is a fan? How important is their age? How important is their haircut? Well at the time Matt Smith was announced as the eleventh ‘Doctor’, to some ‘Whovians’, they seemed the most important things in the world. Matt […]

Heroes of Cult: David Tennant

From his first appearance in 1974 Tom Baker seemed to win every ‘favourite Doctor’ poll. To many he was the epitome of what the Doctor should be. So much so that his large curly haired frame would seem to over shadow all those that followed. That was until […]