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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 228

May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

And here we go, with the much trailed, much talked about The Adventures Of John Blake by Philip Pullman AND Fred Foreman. Yes, I know the character is Pullman’s creation, but surely in comics the...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 227

May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another weekend comes round, another Phoenix drops through the letterbox, packed full of a load of variety, great art, great stories. And all behind this teaser of a cover…. Oh yes, just what is the...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 226

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oh so many great, great strips in this week’s Phoenix, such good artwork, loads of different stories. But instead of the usual suspects, lets start with one that hadn’t really grabbed me in the past…....

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It’s a Shakespearean celebration this issue, with the Bard taking over as guest editor and featuring throughout the comic, including that cracking front cover by Adam Murphy. But as good as the front cover is,...

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Oh, so many children are going to be so very happy with this. Neill Cameron and Kate Brown’s Tamsin is such a wonderful, wonderful character. In Tamsin and the Deep we saw her discover magic...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 223

April 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ok, so I’m still a week behind in this… but here’s a little sampling of Phoenix 223, another great issue in a series of great issues. Seriously, it’s an amazing comic, one that should be...

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The Phoenix Weekender

April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yes! I’m very nearly catching up with The Phoenix…. well, nearly… only a week behind now…. So, what’s going on with issue 222…. it’s the April Fools issue, which means lots of fun inside in...

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The Phoenix Weekender… catch up edition

April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ooops…. you know I genuinely always mean to do these weekly right? Bad me. Bad me. Anyway, here we go with the last few weeks of Phoenix Comic goodness…. issues 220 and 221…. As always,...

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Yep, just as I’d fallen behind with the regular 2000AD reviews, my pile of Phoenix comic to review has simply grown and grown these last few weeks. But now, FINALLY, I’m catching up. So, here...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 214

February 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Love that cover… bizarre creatures flying out to meet you. It’s all part of a great feature called The Cambrian Explosion by Graham Baker Smith that fills the middle pages and more of this week’s...

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