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  • 23 2017 October

    Reviews: creepy tales for dark nights – Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

    Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Volume 2, M.R. James, adapted by Leah Moore, John Reppion, Al Davison, George Kambadais, Abigail Larson, Meghan Hetrick SelfMadeHero Autumn winds blow, shaking the remaining leaves off the trees, the...

  • 20 2017 October

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #134

    And yes, it is again Friday and that means time for our weekly Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) round up of news and links we’ve spotted over the last few days: It’s thirty years since Arnie’s...

  • 19 2017 October

    Reviews: end of days – Thor deals with Ragnarok

    Thor: Ragnarok, Directed by Taika Waititi, Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo Thor returns for his third solo adventure. As Surtur is planning the...

  • 19 2017 October

    Competitions: Win tickets to MCM London!!!

    The huge MCM London bash is coming up on 27th-29th of October, and we will have our usual stand there, where colelagues tell me we will also be selling some very special, exclusive items in...

  • 19 2017 October

    New music comics from the continent

    Music, and more particularly the lives of musicians, seems to be a neverending source of inspiration for cartoonist everywhere. Recently, two new books were published about artists working in very different genres, but with equally...

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Volume 2, M.R. James, adapted by Leah Moore, John Reppion, Al Davison, George Kambadais, Abigail Larson, Meghan Hetrick SelfMadeHero Autumn winds blow, shaking the remaining leaves off the trees, the temperature drops, and the nights stretch out towards the direction of winter, darkness falling earlier every night – the ideal...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #134

October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

And yes, it is again Friday and that means time for our weekly Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) round up of news and links we’ve spotted over the last few days: It’s thirty years since Arnie’s special ops soldier Dutch battled the Predator, along the way launching a cult sci-fi franchise that has become hugely popular,...

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Thor: Ragnarok, Directed by Taika Waititi, Starring Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo Thor returns for his third solo adventure. As Surtur is planning the end of Asgard, known as Ragnarok, Thor finds out that Loki has replaced Odin on the throne of Asgard. The...

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Competitions: Win tickets to MCM London!!!

October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

The huge MCM London bash is coming up on 27th-29th of October, and we will have our usual stand there, where colelagues tell me we will also be selling some very special, exclusive items in addition to a large range of desirable items, from Funko Pops to Star Wars VIII merch (do also grab the MCM...

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New music comics from the continent

October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Music, and more particularly the lives of musicians, seems to be a neverending source of inspiration for cartoonist everywhere. Recently, two new books were published about artists working in very different genres, but with equally great passion and commitment. Sempre Libera is the new book by Italian up-and-coming cartoonist Lorena Natarella, about the life and...

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Willard, Directed by Daniel Mann, Ben, Directed by Phil Karlson Starring Bruce Davison, Elsa Lanchester, Sondra Locke, Lee Montgomery, Joseph Campanella, Arthur O’Connell, Ernest Borgnine The Rats are coming for you as the 1970s and Bill Crosby Productions bring two Rat Attack movies to your Blu-Ray collections, courtesy of Second Sight. First off is Willard, the troubled young...

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Reviews: the Canterville Ghost

October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Canterville Ghost, Directed by Syd MacCartney, Starring Patrick Stewart, Neve Campbell, Joan Sims, Donald Sinden, Cherie Lunghi, Leslie Phillips Based on the Oscar Wilde short story this ghostly tale stars Neve Campbell, Patrick Stewart, Joan Sims, Donald Sinden, Leslie Philips, and Cherie Lunghi. An American teenager is forced to move across the Atlantic with...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #133

October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once more it’s that time of week again where we round up various news items and interesting links we’ve spotted over the last few days into one handy digest: Some great news from Bryan Talbot – his superb Grandville series has been optioned for a possible television series by Euston Films. From the official...

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Dan Dare #1, Peter Milligan, Alberto Foche, Jordi Escuin Liorach, Simon Bowland Titan Comics (cover artwork by Chris Weston; Dan Dare created by Frank Hampson et al) It’s no secret to long-time readers that I’m pretty much a lifelong fan of the Pilot of the Future; the then-modern Dan Dare in early 2000 AD introduced...

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Reviews: The Broker

October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Broker Wayne Talbot, Ruairi Coleman, Brian Corcoran, Timothy Brown, Miriam Abuin I had some time to spare and was passing through Birmingham, going from New Street station to Moor St station, and I exited the vast newness of the rebuilt station and made my way with determination to Nostalgia and Comics. As I walked,...

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