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  • 23 2018 May

    Reviews: The Grey Bastards

    The Grey Bastards, Jonathan French, Orbit Books (cover design by Larry Rostant & Duncan Spilling) The Grey Bastards from Jonathan French is a smoothly written adventure which is all too easy to devour in one...

  • 23 2018 May

    Small Press Day is coming!

    Small Press Day returns to numerous locations throughtout the UK and Ireland on Saturday 7th of July. We’ve had a blast at previous events, celebrating some great local Indy comickers, and again some of our...

  • 22 2018 May

    FP Hanley relaunch this weekend!

    Stoke area peeps, our store in Hanley has been undergoing a refit and upgrade, and will be having a relaunch to celebrate their new, improved swankiness this weekend, with special offers and prizes and other...

  • 22 2018 May

    Reviews: a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away – Solo

    Solo: A Star Wars Story, Directed by Ron Howard, Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany It’s the origin story from the Galaxy far, far...

  • 21 2018 May

    Competitions: win some chilling viewing with Insidious the Last Key

    The latest entry in James Wan and Oren Peli’s delightfully creepy Insidious series of horror movies, The Last Key, arrives on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download, so you can scare your pants off in the...

Reviews: The Grey Bastards

May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Grey Bastards, Jonathan French, Orbit Books (cover design by Larry Rostant & Duncan Spilling) The Grey Bastards from Jonathan French is a smoothly written adventure which is all too easy to devour in one long session. The blurb is not wrong when it recommends this novel to fans of Joe Abercrombie, and I’d go...

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Small Press Day is coming!

May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Small Press Day returns to numerous locations throughtout the UK and Ireland on Saturday 7th of July. We’ve had a blast at previous events, celebrating some great local Indy comickers, and again some of our stores will be taking part. We’re still waiting on more information from some, but FP Glasgow and FP Dublin have...

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FP Hanley relaunch this weekend!

May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stoke area peeps, our store in Hanley has been undergoing a refit and upgrade, and will be having a relaunch to celebrate their new, improved swankiness this weekend, with special offers and prizes and other goodies on Saturday 26th May!...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story, Directed by Ron Howard, Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany It’s the origin story from the Galaxy far, far away, of one of the coolest characters and how he became the scruffy looking nerf herder and scoundrel that we...

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The latest entry in James Wan and Oren Peli’s delightfully creepy Insidious series of horror movies, The Last Key, arrives on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download, so you can scare your pants off in the comfort of your own home (or hide behind the sofa in the time-honoured tradition!), boasting a bunch of extras, including...

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The Weekly 2000AD: Previewing Prog 2082

May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hitting the shelves of your local comic shop on Weds 23rd May, the latest Prog, packed with thrill-power! And all behind a bloody gorgeous cover by Jimmy Broxton…...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) # 164

May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday, time to get ready for the weekend and settle down for a taste of this week’s comics news, as seen by Joe and Richard. Enjoy the latest Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) …...

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Death of a pop artist

May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The death of Norwegian pop artist and cartoonist Hariton Pushwagner (real name Terje Brofos) hardly made waves on the global media, but his work deserves at least some attention. His most famous book, Soft City, was only published forty years after completion, and it depicts a society that is directed by consumption and distraction. People...

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Reviews: the Possession Experiment

May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Possession Experiment, Directed by Scott B. Hansen, Starring Chris Minor, Jake Brinn, Nicky Jasper Exorcism Horror. When a college student with a strange obsession with the occult decides to do his final project by offering his body to a demon to possess, he causes a chain of events that leads to his downfall. There...

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Reviews: Record of a Spaceborn Few

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Record of a Spaceborn Few, Becky Chambers, Hodder & Stoughton Not since Steven Erikson published the last of the Malazan Books of the Fallen have I been this excited for a new title. With the depth of the love I have for “The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet” and “A Closed and Common...

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