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  • 13 2018 July

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #170

    And once more it is that time of week when Richard and Joe offer up links and news spotted over the last few days with Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense): Steve Ditko, RIP Very sad news...

  • 12 2018 July

    Reviews: She Could Fly

    She Could Fly #1, Christopher Cantwell, Martin Morazzo, Miroslav Mrva, Clem Robins, Berger Books / Dark Horse Comics “You know, in the air I bet the thoughts are gone and you can be free.” Luna...

  • 12 2018 July

    Reviews: Ravencry

    Ravencry: The Raven’s Mark Book Two, Ed McDonald, Gollancz (cover design by Dan Smith) I didn’t love Blackwing and I could never quite put my finger on why. It had everything I wanted from a...

  • 11 2018 July

    Reviews: creepy folk horror in Dogged

    Dogged, Directed by Richard Rowntree, Starring Sam Saunders, Debra Leigh-Taylor, Nadia Lamin, Philip Ridout, Jo Southwell, Aiysha Jebali, Toby Wynn-Davies Richard Rowntree has being paying his dues in the movie business for years, working on...

  • 11 2018 July

    Reviews: the Mad Death

    The Mad Death, Directed by Robert Young, Starring Richard Heffer, Barbara Kellerman, Richard Morant, Ed Bishop, Valerie Holliman, Jimmy Logan Simply Media If you were around in the late seventies and early eighties, you’ll probably...

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #170

July 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

And once more it is that time of week when Richard and Joe offer up links and news spotted over the last few days with Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense): Steve Ditko, RIP Very sad news broke over last weekend as we learned that one of the absolute gods of the comics medium, the reclusive genius...

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Reviews: She Could Fly

July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

She Could Fly #1, Christopher Cantwell, Martin Morazzo, Miroslav Mrva, Clem Robins, Berger Books / Dark Horse Comics “You know, in the air I bet the thoughts are gone and you can be free.” Luna is a young school student, dealing with serious mental health problems. At first when we see her with the school...

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Reviews: Ravencry

July 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ravencry: The Raven’s Mark Book Two, Ed McDonald, Gollancz (cover design by Dan Smith) I didn’t love Blackwing and I could never quite put my finger on why. It had everything I wanted from a fantasy novel. A richly imagined world, a detailed system of magic and deities, plenty of grey areas, kick-arse ladies, weird...

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Reviews: creepy folk horror in Dogged

July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dogged, Directed by Richard Rowntree, Starring Sam Saunders, Debra Leigh-Taylor, Nadia Lamin, Philip Ridout, Jo Southwell, Aiysha Jebali, Toby Wynn-Davies Richard Rowntree has being paying his dues in the movie business for years, working on all sorts of productions large and small, crafting some of his own short films, and now his directorial feature debut,...

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Reviews: the Mad Death

July 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Mad Death, Directed by Robert Young, Starring Richard Heffer, Barbara Kellerman, Richard Morant, Ed Bishop, Valerie Holliman, Jimmy Logan Simply Media If you were around in the late seventies and early eighties, you’ll probably remember the whole scare around Rabies getting into the UK at the time. Based on the novel of the same...

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Dreadful Company, Vivian Shaw, Orbit Books (delectable cover art by Will Staehle) “An absolute delight.” That was what I said about the first of Vivian Shaw’s Great Helsing novels, Strange Practice, around this time last year (see here for the review). In fact you can see that quote on the back cover of this second...

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We’ve posted several times before about top UK Indy publisher Myriad Editions and their strong track record of not only having some quite excellent and diverse graphic novels in their publishing slate, but also for their extremely welcome approach to encouraging and nurturing new talent. The Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition has become a major...

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Genesis is a pretty interesting looking post-apocalyptic British science fiction film starring John Hannah, Olivia Grant and Chike Okonkwo, and it is coming out on digital download from Lionsgate on July 9th, and on DVD from July 16th. From the description: “Prepare yourself for stellar British sci-fi adventure Genesis, as Man battles Machine in a...

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A quick reminder that this Saturday (7th) is the third Small Press day. Local comics stores around Ireland and the UK are taking part with events highlighting the vibrant small press comics scene creators. It’s a great chance to meet some of those Indy comickers, pick up their works (and get them signed!) and also...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #169

July 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday and that means it is time for Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense), Richard and Joe’s weekly round up of news and links spotted over the last few days: Peter Firmin, RIP Sad news as we learned that Peter Firmin, a legendary creator in Brit children’s TV animation, has passed away at the age of...

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