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Stuff ( & Possibly Nonsense) #125

August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once again it’s that time of the week for a quick round up of news and links that Richard and Joe spotted over the last few days: The annual Worldcon, science fiction’s biggest bash,...

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Awards: the Hugos have been announced

August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend the annual Worldcon took place, and that means the prestigious Hugo Awards were announced, one of the major landmarks in world science fiction and fantasy, taking in novels, novellas, editors, short stories, film,...

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All vote for the Dutch Cartoonist Laureate

July 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

On September 30th, the Netherlands will, for the first time, anoint their official Cartoonist Laureate, or Stripmaker Des Vaderlands. Like their poet counterpart, the winner of this grand title will promote the art of cartooning (and...

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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...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #113

May 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Time once more for the regular weekly round-up of all (well, some) of what’s going on in comics this week…....

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The Red Turtle, Directed by Michaël Dudok de Wit The new film from Studio Ghibli (in conjunction with Wild Bunch) tells the story of a man who is shipwrecked on a deserted island. As he...

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We’re well into awards season – we just had the Arthur C Clarke nominations and around the same time news was breaking for this year’s Eisner Award nominees. There’s a nice mix of all sorts,...

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You know spring is in the air when the shortlist for the prestigious Arthur C Clarke Awards – the pre-eminent gongs in the UK for literary science fiction – are announced. The nominees this year,...

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Books: The Arthur C Clarke Award

February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The annual Arthur C Clarke Awards – the UK’s most prestigious award for literary science fiction – doesn’t do a longlist, but in recent years they have instead taken to posting up a list off...

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As is de rigeur these days, the latest edition of the Festival of Angoulême opened today with the announcement of the winner of the Grand Prix.  As is the custom, this comics luminary will act...

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