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Indy comics, Indy music

November 26, 2005 | 0 Comments

A few days ago I mentioned Image’s Belle and Sebastian graphic novel anthology by a number of Indy comics creators coming in the New year. Well, we decided this was so darned cool that we...

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Morgan signs new book deal

November 24, 2005 | 0 Comments

SciFi Wire reports that one of my favourite writers, Richard Morgan, has signed a five-book deal with Del Rey in the US. Richard powered his way into the UK scene with his violent noir-esque debut,...

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Behind the scenes at the Museum

November 23, 2005 | 0 Comments

Our beloved comics genre continues, slowly, to gain more serious artistic credibility (Absolute Watchman was reviewed recently in the NY Times). Two museums in Los Angeles are now holding exhibitions of the comic book art,...

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DC to publish more Pekar

November 17, 2005 | 0 Comments

Great news for fans of good comics and curmudgeons everywhere: “Writer Harvey Pekar is returning to American Splendor, his autobiographical slice-of-life comic book series, with a new American Splendor mini-series from Vertigo, DC Comics’ For...

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Déjà vu Podcast

November 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

You may remember one of the first novels we featured on the FPI blog when we started earlier this year, Déjà vu. Well, the author of that rather cool tale has been in touch to...

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Graphic novels for teens

November 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

The American Library Association’s site is running a compliation of Great Graphic Novels for the Young Adult Library Services Association looking at good graphic novels for young adults (what the book trade calls the 12...

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Animated Hellboy

November 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

Revolution Studios and IDT Entertainment are joining forces to produce the Hellboy animated series. The good news is that both Ron Perlman and Selma Blair from the Hellboy film will provide voices for their respective...

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The Goon

November 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Eric Powell’s The Goon has always been one of the more unusual, not to mention downright cool comic book creations. And now, ladies, gentlemen and fellow geeks, we have The Goon action figures!!! Joey the...

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Angel – previews of The Curse

November 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Checking through my email in-tray today and I find something to warm my comic-loving bones on a chilly autumn morn – several pages of terrific art from the brand-new Angel series from IDW. Obviously we’re...

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Los Bros Hernandez exhibition

November 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Just spotted via the good offices of Boingboing that Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez are the subjects of an art exhibition at the Pasadena City College Art Gallery, from the 7th of this month through to...

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