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Gaiman in Glasgow

March 23, 2006 | 0 Comments

A quick reminder for anyone in Glasgow this weekend – that splendid scribe Neil Gaiman will be in town, doing a talk in the Tramway Theatre after the stage production of Wolves in the Walls....

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Hugo

March 22, 2006 | 0 Comments

Cheryl has her finger on the virtual pulse, posting up details of this year’s Hugo nominations already on Emerald City. Full details over at Chez Cheryl, but among the nominees are: BEST NOVEL (430 ballots...

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Dead By Dawn update

March 22, 2006 | 0 Comments

Adele Hartley at Edinburgh’s delightfully gory Dead By Dawn horror film festival (which also now includes more literary components as well as blood-soaked celluloid) writes to bring us up to date on the rapidly approaching...

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Spiegelman and Dimona

March 21, 2006 | 0 Comments

A little while ago we mentioned that the Israeli comics collective Dimona had organised their own unique response to the threat of Holocaust cartoons in Tehran’s newspapers in response to the Danish cartoons controversy; rather...

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Remembering Octavia

March 21, 2006 | 0 Comments

A few weeks ago we carried the sad report of the far too early death of the very gifted and challenging SF author Octavia Butler. Now The Carl Brandon Society has news of The Octavia...

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Futurama back on TV?

March 20, 2006 | 0 Comments

Following on from his post at the start of this year announcing Futurama was returning as a series of straight-to-DVD specials, voice artist supreme Billy West has announced that the deal has changed and it...

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Gaiman dodges dogy tomatoes

March 20, 2006 | 0 Comments

Neil Gaiman has received a letter, supposedly from lawyers, regarding the cult film Attack of the Killer Tomatoes which is just so plain silly he had to post it on his journal and share it...

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V on film

March 20, 2006 | 0 Comments

I’ll warn you right from the start this posting has some potential spoilers in it, especially if you are not familiar with the original graphic novel or would rather see the film with no prior...

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Fantagraphics July

March 20, 2006 | 0 Comments

The small but perfectly formed comics publisher we call Fantagraphics has just announced their latest batch of releases, due for this summer. As ever with Fanta it is quite a diverse range of independent comics....

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Marvel – stealing language?

March 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

Indispensable web resource Boing Boing carries an article lambasting Marvel (and to a certain extent DC) for attempting to appropriate the word ‘super-hero’, with both companies attempting to file a trademark on the word. I...

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