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Debbie in the Times

April 10, 2006 | 0 Comments

Deborah Miller kindly drops me a line to let me know that the Sunday Times this week carried an interview with her. The interview does make the point that a female author + fantasy does...

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Claremont recovers

April 7, 2006 | 0 Comments

The most excellent Chris Claremont, beloved by thousands of fans and someone who has scripted so many mutant issues he is practically an honorary X-Man himself, is reported to be recovering from cardiac stress. Chris...

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Sean retires

April 6, 2006 | 2 Comments

Sean Connery, probably the most recognisable Scotsman on the planet, has announced he is retiring from films after a career spanning half a century. Connery, a one time milkman in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh...

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The 2006 Will Eisner Awards shortlist

April 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

My goodness, after a flurry of awards news I don’t think there has been one to cover in days, if not weeks! Well, worry ye not, awards-fans, for the shortlist nominations for the 2006 Will...

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Graphic art in Liverpool

April 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Kerenza Hines of the Liverpool Culture Company has been telling us about an upcoming event with graphic artist Ben Katchor, which will be part of the City in Transition programme: “The Culture Company is pleased...

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Manara’s Marvel

April 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

European artist and provider of many a saucy piece of girl art, Milo Manara will be working with the great Chris Claremont on a Women of the X-Men graphic novel for Marvel according to The...

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More Mike

April 1, 2006 | 0 Comments

Mike Carey finds time in his busy schedule of novel and comic writing to talk to the redoubtable Sandy Auden about his first prose novel (which I thought was a superb bit of horror fantasy),...

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Attitude for sale

April 1, 2006 | 0 Comments

Gifted cartoonist Stephanie MacMillan, never shy of dealing with political content, has an auction on Ebay for the next few days of an original cartoon of hers which not only lampoons a certain anti-abortion senator...

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Follow the Yellow Brick Road

March 27, 2006 | 0 Comments

Which is a way of saying that Cheryl and her collaborators have the new March issue – #127 – of Emerald City out in the public domain, with the usual interesting compliment of reviews, interviews...

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Wonder Woman in Dundee

March 27, 2006 | 0 Comments

Respected writer and lecturer on gender and the role of women, Dr Marion Wynne Davies, has organised “An interdisciplinary workshop on gender – everyone welcome. Papers on: feminist philosophy, famous Dundee women, Virginia Woolf and...

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