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Edinburgh Comic Con

April 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

(all photos from my Flickr, click to see the larger ones on Flickr) Over the weekend I was enjoying the 2018 Edinburgh Comic Con, again at the rather good venue in the city’s conference centre,...

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Small Press Sunday at Forbidden Planet Edinburgh

February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Sunday 25th of February will be a special Small Press Sunday at Forbidden Planet Edinburgh in the heart of the city’s historic Old Town. A trio of Indy small press creators will be along between...

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Convention Spotlight: Portsmouth Comic Con

February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

The UK has a LOT of comic conventions and festivals, and here at the FPI Blog we love to support them all. But our absolute favourite conventions are those that prioritise the COMICS part of...

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Gerry Anderson’s creations have entertained and delighted generations of kids, both his pioneering Supermarionation puppet shows and his live action sci-fi series, always with fabulous designs (that made oh such equally fabulous toys!). For many...

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Capital Sci-Fi Con

February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

It was the Capital Sci-Fi Con at the weekend in Edinburgh, the fan-run, not-for-profit comics and science fiction convention returning to the city, this time in the city’s Corn Exchange, and boy was it busy...

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Angouleme 2018 – the Grand Prix

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday last, the organisers of the Angoulême Festival announced the three creators that are in the running for the Grand Prix, the lifetime achievement award with which the Festival wants to honor an original...

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Gerry Anderson’s creations have entertained and delighted generations of kids, both his pioneering Supermarionation puppet shows and his live action sci-fi series, always with fabulous designs (that made oh such equally fabulous toys!). For many...

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Angouleme 2018 – Counting down

January 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s the New Year! And so everybody who’s even slightly interested in comics is either preparing to go to the French city of Angoulême for the 45th edition of the International Comics Festival, or finding bad...

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Edinburgh Comic Art Festival

December 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

This weekend saw the second ECAF (Edinburgh Comic Art Festival), following its debut last winter in Summerhall (reviewed here), this year it had relocated to the Out of the Blue Drill Hall, just off Leith...

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The grand Bryan Talbot Grandville exhibition

November 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Byan Talbot’s Grandville Exhibition, Orbital Comics London Opened 6th of November, running until the 5th December I took the opportunity to visit the Grandville Art Exhibition at Orbital Comics in London, and was very impressed...

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