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.

If you’re like us you are counting down the days until ‘Heroes vs Aliens’ comes to The CW. We’ve had two promos (see those here) and several tidbit articles from Entertainment Weekly but nothing solid on the story. Until now that is. The CW has unveiled the episode synopsis for each episode that forms part of the huge storyline with The Dominators. First up is ‘Supergirl’ kicking things off on Monday, November 28th with an episode entitled ‘Medusa’. “Eliza (guest star Helen Slater) comes to town to celebrate Thanksgiving with her daughters. Alex (Chyler Leigh) decides it’s time to come out…

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Written by Joshua Williamson Pencils, Inks & Cover by Carmine Di Giandomenico Coloured by Ivan Plascencia “LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” part eight! When Godspeed brings his killing spree to Iron Heights, Barry Allen must protect his own Rogues Gallery-including his mother’s killer-from the deadly speedster! Luckily, The Flash has some help from Wally West, the newly christened Kid Flash! Pickup your copy of ‘The Flash’ #8 at Comixology now! Time for another ridiculously high octane issue of ‘The Flash’. I referred to the last issue as feeling like the third act of a film or the season finale of a TV series. Well…

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Written by Bryan Hitch Pencils by Jesus Merino Inks by Andy Owens Colored by Adriano Lucas Cover by Tony Salvador Daniel, Sandu Florea & Tomeu Morey “STATE OF FEAR” part two! In the conclusion to this story, a new threat that manipulates the fears of its victims has turned the Justice League against each other, and only heroes trained to overcome fear-Green Lanterns Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz-can save Earth’s greatest heroes from themselves!  Pickup your copy of ‘Justice League’ #7 at Comixology now! Colour me confused ‘Justice League’. After the last issue it felt like this was going to be the…

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Written by Joshua Williamson Pencils, Inks & Cover by Carmine Di Giandomenico Colored by Ivan Plascencia “LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE” part 7! Still reeling from Godspeed’s devastating attack, the beleaguered Flash realizes that to defeat this menacing new foe he must take away the Speed Force power from Central City’s new citizen speedsters. There’s only one problem: they don’t want to give it back. Pickup your copy of ‘The Flash’ #7 at Comixology now! After a huge couple of issues ‘The Flash’ continues to escalate its storytelling to epic proportions. Last issue (reviewed here) brought us the huge twist as to the true…

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Written by Bryan Hitch Pencils by Matthew Clark, Tony Salvador Daniel & John Trevor Scott Inks by Sandu Florea, Sean Parsons & John Trevor Scott Colored by Adriano Lucas & Tomeu Morey Cover by Tony Salvador Daniel, Sandu Florea & Tomeu Morey “STATE OF FEAR” part one! Following a harrowing battle with a monster from beyond the stars, Green Lantern Jessica Cruz decides to unwind by taking on another unbelievable challenge: overcoming her anxiety and asking The Flash out on a date! Pickup your copy of ‘Justice League’ #6 at Comixology now! After a pretty heavy story with its last…

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Overnight word has broken that ABC Studios have greenlit a Marvel’s ‘The Inhumans’ show direct to series. In doing so the studio has also struck a deal with IMAX to screen a version of the first two episodes in theatres. These episodes will also be filmed entirely in IMAX. The deal covers production, marketing and distribution costs with the cinema chain premiering the series in IMAX theaters next summer. ABC will then debut the weekly hour-long drama on television the following in September 2017. Marvel fans will remember that an ‘Inhumans’ film was planned as part of the third phase of…

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Hype is starting to build for 2017’s release of ‘Logan’. Billed as the final film to star Hugh Jackman in the titular role the new poster featuring Logan on the run with new character X23. Fans of the comics know X23 as the first successful clone of Wolverine. Having debuted in animated series ‘X-Men Evolution’ she was introduced to the comics in 2004. It’s known that she is the 23rd and first successful attempt to create a clone by a group trying to replicate the Weapon X programme. She is played in the film by Dafne Keen. You can see the…

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15th November AM update: overnight a second promo for the crossover has been released! This new 31sec promo features our first look at The Dominators as well as plenty more of the action. Perhaps most excitingly, apart from all the hero action, is a shot which appears to confirm the return of Deathstroke. Previously we’d seen a teaser on Instagram from Stephen Amell but now we know when and where the supposed return takes place. Check out the new trailer in the player below! https://youtu.be/Z2MSC6yP5xc ORIGINAL STORY: This years mega crossover between all our DCTV shows currently airing on The CW just got…

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Written by Rob Williams Pencils Gary Frank & Jim Lee Inks by Gary Frank & Scott Williams Coloured by Alex Sinclair Cover by Jim Lee, Alex Sinclair & Scott Williams “THE BLACK VAULT” part four! It’s chaos in Belle Reve when the cosmic contents of the Black Vault are released, causing everyone on the Suicide Squad to turn against each other in a violent rage. Everybody, that is, except for the strangely sane Harley Quinn, who must fight her way through the heavily guarded facility before [REDACTED] can [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] the [REDACTED] forever! Pickup your copy of ‘Suicide Squad’…

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Written by Patrick Gleason & Peter J. Tomasi Pencils by Doug Mahnke Inks by Jaime Mendoza Coloured by John Kalisz & Wil Quintana Cover by Doug Mahnke “RETURN TO DINOSAUR ISLAND” part one! Father and Superson work on a science assignment with bizarre consequences that transports the pair along with Krypto to Dinosaur Island! Now, amid relics of World War II, Superman tries to keep Jon from the jaws of prehistoric predators! Worse, Kal-El can’t find a way to fly off the Island. Pickup your copy of ‘Superman’ #8 at Comixology now! So I can safely tell that you after the ending of the previous issue this…

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