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  • 22 2017 November

    Reviews: The Saddest Whale and Other Stories

    The Saddest Whale and Other Stories, Steven Ingram, Blurred Lines Here’s another review which I must apologise for being rather late in reviewing – I bought this from Steven at a local comic convention several...

  • 21 2017 November

    Reviews: How to Survive in the North

    How to Survive in the North, Luke Healy, Nobrow Press First off, apologies for the tardiness of this piece; I read How To Survive in the North a while ago, put it to one side...

  • 20 2017 November

    Swarte’s New Yorker work collected

    Ever since he published his first work in the New Yorker magazine in 1994 (three illustrations for a Jack Winter story), Dutch clear line maestro Joost Swarte has been a regular contributor to that magazine, with...

  • 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,...

Reviews: The Saddest Whale and Other Stories

November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Saddest Whale and Other Stories, Steven Ingram, Blurred Lines Here’s another review which I must apologise for being rather late in reviewing – I bought this from Steven at a local comic convention several months ago. In my defence, I bought myself a large pile of mini-comics that day, some I reviewed, some were...

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Reviews: How to Survive in the North

November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

How to Survive in the North, Luke Healy, Nobrow Press First off, apologies for the tardiness of this piece; I read How To Survive in the North a while ago, put it to one side when busy, intending to get right back to it and writing it up. And promptly buried it under several other...

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Swarte’s New Yorker work collected

November 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ever since he published his first work in the New Yorker magazine in 1994 (three illustrations for a Jack Winter story), Dutch clear line maestro Joost Swarte has been a regular contributor to that magazine, with a short gap from 1999 until 2004. In that time he created full-page illustrations to accompany stories and articles, cover...

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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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