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Matt Groening speaks

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Also spotted via the Alien Online’s news blog this link to The Onion’s AV Club interview with that gem of world popular culture, Matt Groening, creator of the Simpsons and Futurama....

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Fantasycon

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Over on the Alien Online Sandy Auden has posted some details of the upcoming Fantasycon, including some cracking guests such as Clive Barker, Neil Gaiman and Juliet E McKenna as well as having a quick...

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Superman Returns trailer

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Apple.com has a very exciting trailer up for the forthcoming Superman Returns movie in which we get a glimpse of the Fortress of Solitude – with Lex Luthor exploring it! For those of us who...

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Belfast SF Group moves

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Via the good offices of Irish SF News I notice that the Belfast SF Group is moving from their long-term home to a new venue, with full details over on their site. Full-well I know...

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More on Civil War

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Our chums at Diamond Comic Distributors passed on some more links to various media all talking about Marvel’s Civil War story arc – looks like the mainstream press are taking almost as much notice of...

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Gaiman Eternals preview

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Sticking with a Marvel theme this morning and Neil Gaiman was so delighted with the email of pages sent to him of the new take on Jack Kirby’s Eternals which he is working on that...

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Marvel’s Civil War on the radio

May 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Talk of the Nation on National Public Radio (NPR) yesterday featured an article on Marvel Comics’ Civil War storyline, which parallels current tensions in the US (and other countries) over the balance between civil liberties,...

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Doug Rushkoff on Testament

May 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

You may recall a couple of weeks ago Douglas Rushkoff kindly agreed to share his thoughts on his forthcoming graphic novel (currently a series of comics from DC), Testament: Akedah. He’s been expanding on his...

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Gaiman on Rick Veitch

May 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

On a Neil-related theme he discusses reading a proof copy of Rick Veitch’s forthcoming Can’t Get No graphic novel, which I mentioned here a few weeks ago. Neil’s take is that it is certainly odd...

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What the Author Says – Joe Sanders

May 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

Joe Sanders recently edited together a very interesting collection of papers on one of the finest comics series of recent history, Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman. Okay, I am biased because that is one of my...

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