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  • 21 2017 June

    Small Press Day in Dublin and Glasgow

    As we’ve already blogged, the excellent notion of Small Press Day is returning for a second year, on July 8th, a great chance to celebrate the incredibly vibrant small press comickers and zine makers we...

  • 21 2017 June

    Agent 327 is heading for the big screen

    Even though Martin Lodewijk’s comic series Agent 327 has the status of a classic in his native Holland, the series is largely unknown in other parts of the world. Translations of the books were published...

  • 20 2017 June

    Reviews: glorious wartime adventure in Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven

    Flight of the Raven, Jean-Pierre Gibrat, EuroComics/IDW I first saw Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven as Le Vol du Corbeau several years ago in a bookstore in the Saint Michel area of Paris that was...

  • 19 2017 June

    Be Blacksad in this video game

    According to French comics blog 9eme Art, Spanish games studio Pendulo is currently developing a video game based on detective comic Blacksad by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. This series tells the stories of a classic hard-boiled...

  • 16 2017 June

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #116

    Yep, it’s that time of the week again where we round up some of the stories and links we noticed over the last few days: We had sad news over last weekend with the passing...

Small Press Day in Dublin and Glasgow

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

As we’ve already blogged, the excellent notion of Small Press Day is returning for a second year, on July 8th, a great chance to celebrate the incredibly vibrant small press comickers and zine makers we have in the UK and Ireland (we’ve reviewed a ton of them across more than a decade, so we’re well...

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Agent 327 is heading for the big screen

June 21, 2017 | 1 Comments

Even though Martin Lodewijk’s comic series Agent 327 has the status of a classic in his native Holland, the series is largely unknown in other parts of the world. Translations of the books were published in Germany and across Scandinavia, but an all-important English translation seems to have been left out (so far). And that’s...

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Flight of the Raven, Jean-Pierre Gibrat, EuroComics/IDW I first saw Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven as Le Vol du Corbeau several years ago in a bookstore in the Saint Michel area of Paris that was stocked with an enormous range of bande dessinee. I had never read Gibrat before, but I knew a little of...

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Be Blacksad in this video game

June 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to French comics blog 9eme Art, Spanish games studio Pendulo is currently developing a video game based on detective comic Blacksad by Juan Díaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido. This series tells the stories of a classic hard-boiled detective who also happens to be a cat, and has become a fan favourite across the world thanks to its...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #116

June 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, it’s that time of the week again where we round up some of the stories and links we noticed over the last few days: We had sad news over last weekend with the passing at 88 years of age of Adam West, who will always, for many of us, be Batman. West’s 1960s television...

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The Amityville Horror, Directed by Stuart Rosenberg Starring Margot Kidder, James Brolin, Rod Steiger The classic 1979 haunted house movie comes to glorious Blu-Ray and has never looked or sounded better. The Lutz family have moved into their dream home, the house is huge, just what they want for a growing family but should be...

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Yesterday I was at the launch for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival programme, and have been happily thumbing through the programme to pick out some of the SF&F and comics-related events of special interest to us. And equally happily checking out the legions of other events – there are a thousand events this year....

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Reviews: horror from Ireland – Nails

June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nails, Directed by Dennis Bartok, Starring Shauna Macdonald, Ross Noble, Steve Wall, Charlotte Bradley, Leah McNamara, Richard Foster-King A new horror based in Ireland. When a woman obsessed with her health is out running she gets struck by a car. Waking up in hospital she finds she has lost the use of her legs, an...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #115

June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, that time of week again for our quick-hit, handy-sized, cut out and keep round up of news and links we spotted over the last few days: The Herne Bay Cartoon Festival will have a bunch of cartoonists live drawing at the end of town’s pier on Sunday 6th of August. Please do not prod the...

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  The Young People’s Comic Awards 2017 is looking for schools and youth groups to take part in a major comic award. You and your school or youth group can get involved, get to read the shortlisted books for free and deliver YOUR say on what’s the best graphic novel for young people this year....

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