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Osamu Tezuka Cultural Award

May 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

Via the Anime News Network: Asahi Shimbun announced the 10th Osamu Tezuka Cultural Award winners: Grand Prize: Shissou Nikki by Hideo Aduma New Hope Award: Ookiku Furikabutte by Asa Higuchi for showing new possibilities of...

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Superman Returns

May 12, 2006 | 1 Comments

We’re on a roll after building our special X-Men page yesterday (with added X-Factor – the good type of X-Factor and not the TV programme). Today we have mostly been building our own Fortress of...

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Comics by the seaside

May 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

As part of the 3 Harbours Festival, organised by the Prestoungrange Arts Festival over 6000 works of art will be on display in a variety of venues in and around Prestonpans, Cockenzie and Port Seton...

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Terry Brooks goes Manga with Del Rey

May 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

Regular Manga fans will already be aware of the highly successful Manga range published by Del Rey. Now Del Rey is to publish their original graphic novel project and they’ve chosen international best-selling fantasy author...

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Giant-sized X-Men (trailer)

May 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

Well, mere days after the giant-sized X-Men Omnibus hit the shelves (and fairly made them creak when it did), there is a rather longer-than-usual trailer for the new X-Men: the Last Stand movie. Unusually it...

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Stormcaller

May 12, 2006 | 0 Comments

My chum from The Alien Online and numerous other SF sites and magazines, Sandy Auden (queen of the SF interviews), has a cracking interview with a new fantasy author, Tom Lloyd, who has been creating...

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X marks the page

May 11, 2006 | 0 Comments

In the spirit of the recent Sin City and Star Wars feature pages my colleagues and I have been busy creating (yes, we are fanboys, but we’re proud of that – plus we get to...

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Xeric Grant Spring Awards

May 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

The Comics Reporter carries the news of the recipients of the spring round of Xeric Grant Awards, which, as regular readers will know, supports fresh talent in comics and graphic novels and helps them to...

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Superheroes steal for the poor in Hamburg

May 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

The Scotsman reports that a group of modern-day Robin Hoods are stealing from the rich to give to the poor while dressed as superheroes. The group of up to 30 individuals apparently favours robbing delicacies...

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Jill Thompson signs to HarperCollins

May 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Spotted via The Great Curve: the most excellent Jill Thompson of Scary Godmother, Dead Boy’s Detectives, Death and Sandman fame has signed a deal with HarperCollins to produce four graphic novels aimed at the young...

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