BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks

A standalone novella An Orks novella Published by Black Library in 2021 A grimdark comedy 107 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Fingwit doesn’t expect much from his miserable existence. As a grot, his purpose is to be bullied by the orks he serves. To live and die by their whims. But then chance drops an opportunity into hisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: Brutal Kunnin, by Mike Brooks

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 325 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 4/5   Ere we go ladz! Da orks is coming to Hephaestos, and no humies, no matter how shiny and tek-priesty they may be can stop dem! Except dere’s a whole lot of titansContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Brutal Kunnin, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: View From the Imperium, by Jody Lynn Nye

Series: Imperium (#1) Publisher: Baen Genre: Space Opera Pages: 566 Publication Date: 2011 Verdict: 3/5   Thomas Innes Loche Kinago has everything. Wealth, good looks, education, and noble breeding. Which is why, as a mere ensign, he is given his own command. But can even the might Thomas Kinago stand against a villain who canContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: View From the Imperium, by Jody Lynn Nye”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 2

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews–   Starring: Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noel Wells, Eugene Cordero, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O’Connell, Gillian Vigman, Fred Tatasciore Episodes: 10 Genre: Space Opera, Comedy Broadcaster: Amazon Prime (UK) First Aired: 12/08/21 (UK) Verdict: 4/5   By their second season, most TV shows haveContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 2”

TV REVIEW: Vagrant Queen

Starring: Adriyan Rae, Tim Rozon, Alex McGregor, Paul du Toit Seasons: 1 Episodes: 10 Genre: Space Opera, Comedy Broadcaster: SyFy First Aired: 2020 Verdict: 5/5 Stop me if you’ve heard this before. A renegade royal in hiding, a brilliant mechanic, and a charming rogue team up to fight an evil space empire. On the faceContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Vagrant Queen”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 1

Starring: Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noel Wells, Eugene Cordero, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O’Connell, Gillian Vigman, Fred Tatasciore Episodes: 10 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Amazon Prime (UK) First Aired: 22/01/21 (UK) Verdict: 4/5 It’s hard to know what to make of Lower Decks before you go in. The mind behind the infamous Rick and Morty hardlyContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 1”

TV REVIEW: Space Force, Season 1

Cast: Steve Carell, John Malkovich, Ben Schwartz, Diana Silvers, Tawny Newsome, Jimmy O. Yang, Don Lake Episodes: 10 Genre: Comedy, Hard SF Broadcaster: Netflix First Aired: 29/05/2020 Verdict: 5/5 Inspired by the terrible idea of the same name, Space Force is the latest in a series of new SF-based comedies hitting our screens. Following the naturalContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Space Force, Season 1”

TV REVIEW: Upload, Season 1

-minor spoilers- Starring: Robbie Amell, Andy Allo, Zainab Johnson, Kevin Bigley, Allegra Edwards Episodes: 10 Genre: Cyberpunk/Romantic Comedy Broadcaster: Amazon Prime First Aired: 01/05/2020 Verdict: 4/5 Upload is a new series in which someone dies and finds themselves in a bizarre afterlife in which they don’t belong. But don’t make the mistake of assuming thisContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Upload, Season 1”

AUDIO REVIEW: Space Ninjas From Hell, by Victorius

Label: Napalm Records Genre: Speed Metal/Science Fantasy Tracks: 12 Runtime: 45 minutes Release Date: 17/01/2020 Verdict: 4/5 I don’t like anime. In fact, I hate it. The jarring visual style, the over the top storytelling, the incomprehensible plotlines, the absolute black hole of a fandom. Yes, these are all ungenerous generalisations, but everything I’ve encounteredContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Space Ninjas From Hell, by Victorius”