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Wallace and Gromit up in smoke

October 10, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Fire Brigade in Bristol was called to a serious fire in a warehouse this morning – a warehouse which just happened to contain most of Aardman Animations props and scenery. One spokesperson said that...

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British Fantasy Awards

October 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

In the wake of 2005 British Fantasy Convention the awards for titles from 2004 were announced, with top writers Graham Joyce and Simon Clark MCing: Best Novel (The August Derleth Fantasy Award) – Stephen King,...

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Marvel’s Carnivale

September 29, 2005 | 0 Comments

No, the House of Ideas isn’t going to Rio. But Marvel has just announced that Daniel Knauf, the creator of the disturbingly fascinating Carnivale series has become the latest TV writer to be signed up;...

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Fantagraphics

September 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

The advance list for Fantagraphics January is now available for your perusing delight on the graphic novel site. There are two BLAB! Storybooks, both of which give the (misleading) appearance of being aimed at children...

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DC December

September 19, 2005 | 0 Comments

The advance details are now live on our graphic novel site for DC’s December releases. There are some choice selections you may wish to add to you wish list for your Christmas stocking, from the...

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Rebellion

September 15, 2005 | 0 Comments

Our good chums over at the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic have been kind enough to supply us with Rebellion’s latest release schedule. It’s fuller than the League of Fatties’ meeting room on chocolate cake night, replete...

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Bookcrossing in Edinburgh – the inside skinny

September 12, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Edinburgh writer Deborah J Miller, author (under the name Miller Lau) of the excellent Last Clansman series (partly set in Edinburgh) celebrated the publication of her first novel with Tor Macmillan by going round...

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Dan Dare, Pilot of the Future. These words used to send thrills down the spines of a generation of post-war kids every week. Imagine, cold, grey, post-war Britain – still in the grip of the...

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Jack Kirby Musuem goes live

August 31, 2005 | 0 Comments

A few weeks back we mentioned that the online Jack Kirby Museum was being prepared as both a tribute to one of comics’ most legendary and influential figures and a resource for readers to learn...

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We need comics, lots of comics…

August 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

There are a whole slew of forthcoming titles to have a good browse through on the FPI Graphic Novels site this week: DC, Marvel and Image have all sent out their November lists and we’ve...

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