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More awards

August 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

In the excitement over the Hugo awards I totally missed several others, so please excuse the tardiness in bringing these to you. The multi-talented Warren Ellis won a gong from the Sidewise Awards for Alternative...

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Barefoot

August 5, 2005 | 0 Comments

Tomorrow, the 6th of August, will mark the sixtieth anniversary of the first dropping of an atomic bomb. It’s a day when what had been science fiction became terrifyingly real and thousands of people in...

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Ex Machina

August 3, 2005 | 0 Comments

New Line has optioned Tony Harris and Brian K. Vaughan’s Ex Machina series for a possible film. While a huge number of books and comic series get optioned regularly this does not always translate into...

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Ice Haven

July 28, 2005 | 0 Comments

Since the Most Excellent Dan Clowes, creator of (among others) Ghost World is being featured in today’s Guardian newspaper (which reports he is working on a movie adaptation of Art School Confidential) this would seem...

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New Asterix

July 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

Oh, yes indeedy, you read it right – there is a brand new Asterix the Gaul album coming our way. What’s it called? I don’t know. What’s the story? I really couldn’t say. In fact,...

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DC October

July 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

The DC titles for October are now live on our site for advance orders (a day later than usual due to the big San Diego Comic Con). There are some cool-looking titles in there, including...

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Fauna

July 13, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Xeric Grant has encouraged and nurtured a number of independent comics creators, including Alex Fellows. We’ve just added on a new Xeric winner to the graphic novels pre-orders which I reckon is well worth...

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Dead Boy Detectives

July 11, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Season of Mists story-arc of Neil Gaiman’s Sandman was one of my favourite parts of an outstanding series. I loved the whole central conceit of having Lucifer grow tired of running Hell and quitting...

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Goon show

July 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Did you know that Dark Horse is producing a very special hardback collection of Eisner-winning The Goon this autumn? Oh yes, indeedy – The Goon: Fancy Pants Edition will be released in October, putting, for...

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The Kirby Museum

July 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Work has begun on the Jack Kirby Museum, it was announced this week. Kirby was – and indeed still is – a legend in the comics industry and a firm favourite with fans worldwide. You...

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