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  • 17 2017 November

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #138

    Another of Joe and Richard’s Friday round-ups. All the comics news we’ve seen this past week…....

  • 16 2017 November

    Reviews: heroes assemble – Justice League

    Justice League, Directed by Zack Snyder/Joss Whedon, Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Connie Nielson, Amber Heard, Ciaran Hinds It’s superhero team-up action time,...

  • 16 2017 November

    Reviews: ra ra Rasputin – Mignola ressurects the mad monk

    Rasputin: the Voice of the Dragon #1, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Christopher Mitten, Dave Sewart, Dark Horse Comics Another New Comic Book Day arrives and with it not one but two new comics from the...

  • 15 2017 November

    The grand Bryan Talbot Grandville exhibition

    Byan Talbot’s Grandville Exhibition, Orbital Comics London Opened 6th of November, running until the 5th December I took the opportunity to visit the Grandville Art Exhibition at Orbital Comics in London, and was very impressed...

  • 14 2017 November

    Reviews: Places in the Darkness

    Places in the Darkness, Chris Brookmyre, Orbit Books (cover artwork by Steve Stone) Welcome to Ciudad de Cielo, or CdC, a city in the sky, orbiting high above planet Earth, a shining beacon to the...

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #138

November 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Another of Joe and Richard’s Friday round-ups. All the comics news we’ve seen this past week…....

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Reviews: heroes assemble – Justice League

November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Justice League, Directed by Zack Snyder/Joss Whedon, Starring Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Ezra Miller, Ray Fisher, Jeremy Irons, Connie Nielson, Amber Heard, Ciaran Hinds It’s superhero team-up action time, as Batman/Bruce Wayne along with Diana Prince aka Wonder Woman, try to gather up what heroes that they can in...

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Rasputin: the Voice of the Dragon #1, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Christopher Mitten, Dave Sewart, Dark Horse Comics Another New Comic Book Day arrives and with it not one but two new comics from the Mignolaverse starting out with their first issues: Jenny Finn and Rasputin: the Voice of the Dragon. And being too short...

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The grand Bryan Talbot Grandville exhibition

November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Byan Talbot’s Grandville Exhibition, Orbital Comics London Opened 6th of November, running until the 5th December I took the opportunity to visit the Grandville Art Exhibition at Orbital Comics in London, and was very impressed by what was presented. The dedicated gallery is set out with a beautiful selection of original artwork pages. Without doubt,...

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Reviews: Places in the Darkness

November 14, 2017 | 1 Comments

Places in the Darkness, Chris Brookmyre, Orbit Books (cover artwork by Steve Stone) Welcome to Ciudad de Cielo, or CdC, a city in the sky, orbiting high above planet Earth, a shining beacon to the blue world below. Home to the Quadriga, a consortium of four mega corporations and the brightest minds humanity has to...

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Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition returns

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some good news: the Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition is returning. Two previous such competitions by this splendid Indy publisher has seen some terrific talent not only winning but going on to be published, with works that garnered much acclaim such as Jade Sarson and Gareth Brookes (indeed Myriad also went on to publish four...

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The Phoenix – USA

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

For us here in the UK we know all about the great kids comic, The Phoenix. And here on the FPI Blog, we’ve been telling you all about it ever since that very first issue came out. David Fickling and the editorial team, together with a fine group of artists and writers have been making...

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Luther animated

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Five hundred years almost to the day after he published his theses by nailing them to the church door in Wittenberg, church reformer Martin Luther finally is the hero of his own animated short. Directed by Magnus I. Moller for Danish animation studio Tumblehead and featuring animation by Mette Tange, The Story of Martin Luther describes how Luther became a monk, his...

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Preacher Season Two, Starring Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga Sony Pictures Home Entertainment I loved Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s Preacher comics, I still have a pile of the original issues in my stash at home. So like many I was quite excited to see what it would be like on television, especially in...

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Stuff (& Probably Nonsense) #137

November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once more it’s that time of week for Joe and Richard to have a quick look through some news and links we spotted over the last few days: Tor Freeman has won the 2017 Observer/Cape/Comic graphic fiction prize, something of a landmark on the UK comics scene for quite a number of years now....

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