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Gaiman on Rick Veitch

May 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

On a Neil-related theme he discusses reading a proof copy of Rick Veitch’s forthcoming Can’t Get No graphic novel, which I mentioned here a few weeks ago. Neil’s take is that it is certainly odd...

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Brainchild

April 28, 2006 | 0 Comments

Scott at Omnibucket points me in the direction of their site where you can check out a very limited run of a horror anthology entitled Brainchild. It is a delightfully macabre illustrated collection of short...

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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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Planet of the Apes

March 6, 2006 | 0 Comments

The 1960s, a time of feverish experimentation in almost all areas of human life: the sexual revolution is going on, new drugs are being taken for recreation, censorship is being pushed back, gender roles are...

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World Book Day

March 2, 2006 | 0 Comments

Today is the day the UK celebrates World Book Day, where booksellers, librarians, writers and teachers try to raise awareness of writing and reading, two of the most basic yet astonishing skills a person ever...

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New Emerald City

February 27, 2006 | 0 Comments

The irrepressible Cheryl once more dons her top hat to act as ringmaster to the grand circus of SF&F – in other words the new issue (#126) of Emerald City’s ‘zine is now available....

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Sexy Chix

February 16, 2006 | 0 Comments

We’ve mentioned superhero comics, horror comics and indy material a lot recently, so perhaps it is time to look at something slightly different. ‘For your consideration’ as they say in Oscar-land – Sexy Chix. No,...

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Devil You Know

February 3, 2006 | 0 Comments

Now reading an advance proof of Mike Carey’s debut prose novel, The Devil You Know, due form Orbit this April, which Mike himself discussed here several weeks ago. It is the first in a series...

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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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