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Guy Delisle reviewed in Asia Times

January 22, 2007 | 0 Comments

Guy Delisle has picked up more than a few reviews for his comics travelogues Shenzhen and Pyongyang, but this review from the Asia Times online is quite interesting since it is from a newspaper which...

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Did You Miss Me? Best of 2006

January 9, 2007 | 0 Comments

My colleague Kenny Penman, co-founder of Forbidden Planet International, discovered that he read more comics in 2006 than he has for around ten years; he is unsure if this is a sign of age progressing...

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New podcast up

December 20, 2006 | 0 Comments

Crowbar and myself have just posted a new FPI podcast over on our main site for your aural pleasures, picking out a selection of graphic novels, SF&F books (you are going to love Joe Hill’s...

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Fountain movie reviewed

November 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

A.O. Scott in the New York Times has a mixed reaction to finally seeing Darren Aronofsky’s much-delayed film version of the Fountain. He seems a bit disappointed in terms of narrative and character, but in...

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Apocalypse (war) now

November 17, 2006 | 0 Comments

Slightly overdue but very welcome nonetheless, the fifth volume of Rebellion’s outstanding Judge Dredd: the Complete Case Files has just arrived in-store and it’s a mighty tome, weighing in at just under 400 pages of...

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Yesterday we ran an interview with Mara Joustra, editor of Oog & Blik – the Dutch comics publisher – so today I thought I would cover 3 of their recent books, and an old favourite,...

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The Prestige

November 13, 2006 | 0 Comments

Christopher Nolan has done it again; his debut feature Memento with Guy Pierce and Carrie-Anne Moss showcased not just a fascinating idea (how do you deal with events when your short term memory lasts mere...

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Did You Miss Me? Buenaventura Press

November 9, 2006 | 2 Comments

Gather round, folks, as my colleague Kenny offers us up another of his Did You Miss Me? columns, where he focuses on comics work which may not get as high a profile as others and...

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New arrivals

October 11, 2006 | 0 Comments

There will be some choice new graphic novel goodness for you to browse in our stores (and online of course) tomorrow as the weekly ritual of New Comics Day arrives. There’s a nice showing from...

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John Reppion reviews World War Z

October 4, 2006 | 0 Comments

John Reppion, something of a connoisseur of the undead, flesh-munchin’ genre (he even knows which wines go best with fresh brains) has posted a review of the newly released World War Z by Max Brooks...

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