Author: Neil Vagg

Neil is the Editor-in-Chief at GYCO. He has a BA in Film & TV and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 in an office and 5-9 as a reviewer. He has been reading comics for as long as he can remember and is never far away from any book which has the word Bat in the title.

Merry Christmas everyone! To celebrate the holidays the lovely people at 20th Century Fox have a present for us. The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien: Covenant’. Teased on Christmas Eve with an image of one of the alien eggs ready to hatch this full trailer shows the full horror set to befall the films cast. A brief synopsis for the sequel to ‘Prometheus’ states: Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world —…

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DC Comics are continuing to increase the marketing presence of both ‘Justice League’ and ‘Wonder Woman’. Earlier this week saw the release of new image and interview snippet for ‘Justice League’ (read it here). Now we have a new snippet from ‘Wonder Woman’ director Patty Jenkins. Premiering this new image of Diana moments before she leaves Themiscyra for man’s world the director says: “This is her moment, she’s heard all the terrible things about man’s land. But she’s also heard that mankind is in need and under duress. This is her great moment to make the decision to be the…

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Late yesterday evening the UK & Ireland Twitter account for Marvel (@MarvelUK) announced that ‘Doctor Strange’ will get it’s home video release on March 6th 2017. They’ve even given us a sneaky peek at the cover art! No word yet on the technical specifications for the Blu-ray or DVD or any confirmation of when the set will be released in the US. Fans worldwide should expect similar release dates in their own territories given Disney/Marvels usual release schedules. Currently the film has grossed $653.3M worldwide. That gross is comprised of a $226.6M domestic gross and $426.6M international though the film…

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DC Comics fans have been treated today, first we got a selection of quirky character posters for ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ (see those here) and now we have one new still each from ‘Justice League’ and ‘Wonder Woman’. First up: a brief article in Entertainment Weekly today discusses director Zack Snyder and star Ezra Miller’s thoughts on ‘Justice League’. Snyder is quoted as saying: “I’m super happy with the chemistry of my league of justice doers,” Ezra Miller, who stars in ‘Justice League’ as Barry Allen/The Flash discusses his characters thoughts on other members of the League: “Uncle Fish Curry…

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Ahead of the February release of ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ the lovely people at Warner Bros. and Lego have released a selection character posters. Featuring the vocal talents of Will Arnett, Michael Cera and Rosario Dawson as Batman, Robin and Batgirl the film synopsis reads: In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO® Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble—LEGO Batman—stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone…

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Directed by Gareth Edwards Written by Chris Weitz; Tony Gilroy, Kohn Knoll & Gary Whitta Starring Felicity Jones; Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Ben Mendelsohn & Mads Mikkelson The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ is in cinemas worldwide now! Beware of spoilers. There’s no doubt in saying that I was hyped to see ‘Rogue One’. I loved ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and the trailers for this film were unavoidably cool, edgy and grown up by comparison.…

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Written by Kyle Higgins Illustrated by Hendry Prasetya Colours by Matt Herms Cover by Jamal Campbell While Tommy and Jason face off against Black Dragon on the Moon, the rest of the Rangers seek a means to jump-start their powers and save their Zords from his influence! With Billy’s life on the line, will the Rangers overcome their greatest challenge or find defeat in the claws of this familiar foe? Pickup your copy of ‘MMPR’ #9 at Comixology now! I’ve been a little relaxed in reviewing ‘MMPR’ each month as it has been a series which I’ve often forgotten but…

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News has broken via EW that ‘The Walking Dead’ star Sonequa Martin-Green has been cast as the lead in new CBS series ‘Star Trek: Discovery’. The creative team behind the series had previously discussed how for the first time in Trek history the series would be fronted by a Starfleet Liutenant rather than a Captain. Martin-Green’s casting will also mark the first time in Trek’s 50 year history that a cast will be lead by an African-American actor. It is expected that she will continue to appear as a series on ‘The Walking Dead’ until such time that her character is…

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Plenty of news for you this morning on the developments taking place at Warner Bros. within the DCEU ‘Suicide Squad’ franchise! First up: ‘Gotham City Sirens’. Almost since the release of ‘Suicide Squad’ have we been hearing rumours about this film. With the news that Margot Robbie had fallen in love with the Harley Quinn character gossip sites were reporting that she had pitched a female fronted DC Comics film to Warner Bros. The Hollywood Report has now (unofficially) confirmed that ‘Suicide Squad’ director David Ayer will be helming the project. Ayer will also act as a producer on the…

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News has broken via Deadline.com that ‘Watchmen’ star Partrick Wilson has been cast as Orm in the upcoming ‘Aquaman’ film! Directed by James Wan the film stars ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and ‘Justice League’ star Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Herd as Mera and Willem Dafoe as Nuidis Vulko. Orm is best known in the comics as the villainous half-brother to Aquaman. He is also known as Ocean Master. The character recently appeared in animated form in the direct-to-video animated film ‘Justice League: Throne of Atlantis’. Little is known about the size of the role he will…

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