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My Life as an Irish Fanboy- Part 7

by Glenn Matchett In the UK there seems to be a long history of a love for our national sports.  Things like football, cricket and rugby seem to be more national obsessions than casual hobbies or interests.  I’ve been told in the past that comic fans seem to be a very demanding ‘hardcore’ fan base […]

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My Life as an Irish Fanboy- Part 6

by Glenn Matchett Now where was I?  Ah yes the cinema and the joy of movies that lie within.  A corner stone of cinema is of course the movie franchise.  Films that are so popular that they make another movie with the same characters but with a different story with the simple logic of ‘well […]

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My Life as an Irish Fanboy- Part 5

by Glenn Matchett Whether it’s called big screen or silver screen we’re still talking about the magic of cinema.  I love films, I really enjoy not much more than going to the cinema to see a good film (or what I hope will be a good film).  In the past when I’ve been really eager […]

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My Life as an Irish Fanboy- Part 4

by Glenn Matchett When I first tell people that I am a comic book fan I get asked the same question 90% of the time.  ‘Do you also read normal books?’  I always find it an odd question personally. I sometimes wonder if people assume I don’t enjoy prose novels because of my love for […]

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My Life as an Irish Fanboy- Part 3

 by Glenn Matchett Cartoons.  When we are all young we all watch them.  Sometimes we watch them because that is what our friends watch, sometimes there’s nothing better on and sometimes we watch them because they are awesome.  In my experience I have watched cartoons for all three reasons.  Growing up like many kids around […]

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