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New Gaiman

February 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

Neil Gaiman’s website has re-launched in its latest incarnation. As Neil says there are, as with any new site, teething problems, but he also posts some exciting news about a possible collaboration between him and...

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Shrieking

February 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

Picking favourite reading out is always a difficult task – there are a lot of exceptionally good novels, comics and graphic novels coming our way each month. Of course, I’m going to pick one out...

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Angoulême winner

January 30, 2006 | 0 Comments

Lewis Trondheim has emerged as the big winner at this year’s Angoulême International Comics Festival, being elected the new laureate of the town of Angoulême’s ‘Grand Prix’ 2006. Most of the awards are for publications...

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The Arthur C Clarke Award

January 30, 2006 | 0 Comments

Hot on the heels of the BSFA nominations last week comes the other main UK SF literary prize shortlist, the Arthur C Clarke Awards (or should we say, Sir Arthur?). As is often the case...

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Mark Chadbourn’s new comics

January 26, 2006 | 1 Comments

As we mentioned the other day, bestselling fantasy novelist Mark Chadbourn joins the likes of Orson Scott Card and Richard Morgan in taking on the world of comics as well as prose novels. In Mark’s...

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Xena returns to comics

January 26, 2006 | 0 Comments

Rejoice my fellow lovers of mighty warrior princesses for the wonderful Xena is returning to comics! Details are almost non-existent at the moment, so we have no idea who the writer or artist will be,...

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Art School Confidential

January 25, 2006 | 0 Comments

Dan Clowes and Terry Zwigoff’s Art School Confidential adaptation (from material originally in Eightball I believe) has aired at the Sundance film festival, although reception was mixed according to trade paper Variety. Personally I wouldn’t...

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Dragon Slippers

January 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

This was one of the more interesting yet troubling graphic novels we added to our site recently. Dragon Slippers sounds like a gentle fantasy tale, but the subtitle This Is What An Abusive Relationship Looks...

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BSFA shortlist

January 23, 2006 | 0 Comments

The British Science Fiction Association awards shortlist for books published in 2005 has just been announced, with some very good writing (as ever) represented on the nominees list. Novels 9Tail Fox, Jon Courtney Grimwood Accelerando,...

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Bestsellers for 2005

January 23, 2006 | 0 Comments

Diamond Comics Distributors have released their sales charts for 2005 (although I suspect these figures are principally for the American market but they still make interesting reading). Predictably the major publishers dominated the monthly comics...

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