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  • 20 2018 April

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #160

    Time once more for Joe and Richard to take a quick spin through all the comics news we’ve noticed this month…...

  • 19 2018 April

    Competitions: score some cool Deadpool 2 gear!

    We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are ruling the box office these days, some of them, let’s be honest, can be a bit too...

  • 19 2018 April

    The Hero With a Thousand Issues

    This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having...

  • 18 2018 April

    Edinburgh Comic Con

    (all photos from my Flickr, click to see the larger ones on Flickr) Over the weekend I was enjoying the 2018 Edinburgh Comic Con, again at the rather good venue in the city’s conference centre,...

  • 18 2018 April

    Happy birthday, Superman!

    Hard to believe, but one of the most iconic superheroes of all time is celebrating his eightieth birthday. As Action Comics hits the remarkable issue #1000 mark (an amazing run for any comic) we celebrate...

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #160

April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Time once more for Joe and Richard to take a quick spin through all the comics news we’ve noticed this month…...

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We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are ruling the box office these days, some of them, let’s be honest, can be a bit too stuffy. Not so Deadpool, which kicked the genre with good-natured (but bad language!) in its spandex-clad bottom, and it looked...

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The Hero With a Thousand Issues

April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having power and a will to use it for their own ends. Superman, of course, would go on to become perhaps...

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Edinburgh Comic Con

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

(all photos from my Flickr, click to see the larger ones on Flickr) Over the weekend I was enjoying the 2018 Edinburgh Comic Con, again at the rather good venue in the city’s conference centre, which offers up plenty of space. I’m sure I’m not the only one who has memories of some conventions which...

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Happy birthday, Superman!

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hard to believe, but one of the most iconic superheroes of all time is celebrating his eightieth birthday. As Action Comics hits the remarkable issue #1000 mark (an amazing run for any comic) we celebrate eighty years of Superman, the hero who made us believe a man can fly. Action Comics #1000 hits the racks...

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Time to be Vigilant once more!

April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Announced earlier, 2000AD and Rebellion are bringing some absolutely classic Brit super-types back in their brand-new one-shot The Vigilant, coming in August. It features a wealth of classic (or possibly just weird) superhero types from the archives of the Fleetway and IPC back catalogue, now happily home at Rebellion. These characters once thrilled many of...

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 Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles, is a graphic novel from 2009 by Spanish cartoonist Fermín Solís about the creation of surrealist cinematographer Luis Buñuel’s third movie, Las Hurdes: Tierra Sin Pan (The Land Without Bread, 1933). With this film, Buñuel created a surrealist documentary about rural life in Extramadura, one of the poorest states in Spain. He used...

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Dave Baillie has been making comics for over a decade. Originally a stalwart of this country’s thriving small-press scene, he’s since turned professional with work for Vertigo Comics as well as 2000 AD and the Judge Dredd Megazine, amongst others, and even featured at the prestigious Edinburgh International Comics Festival to discuss his work. His...

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Myriad First Graphic Novel Prize

April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The longlist for the 2018 Myriad First Graphic Novel Prize has been announced. Myriad are staunch supporters of new comics talent and this award is a brilliant way of nurturing and encouraging new creators. I’m not even going to paraphrase it – we normally don’t just do a cut and paste of press releases on...

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The Weekly 2000AD – Previewing Prog 2077

April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hitting the shelves on Weds 18th April, the latest Thrill-Powered Prog…...

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