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I was at the launch for the programme for this summer’s Edinburgh International Book Festival just before the weekend, and as is now pretty traditional on here, I have been scouring through the (literally) hundreds...

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Enniskillen Comic Fest 2018 A new venue for one of the friendliest and most relaxed comic conventions in Europe allowed considerable expansion for Enniskillen Comic fest. The two hour journey from Dublin on fine roads,...

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Small Press Day is coming!

May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Small Press Day returns to numerous locations throughtout the UK and Ireland on Saturday 7th of July. We’ve had a blast at previous events, celebrating some great local Indy comickers, and again some of our...

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FP Hanley relaunch this weekend!

May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stoke area peeps, our store in Hanley has been undergoing a refit and upgrade, and will be having a relaunch to celebrate their new, improved swankiness this weekend, with special offers and prizes and other...

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Erlangen Beckons

May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

The International Comic Salon of Erlangen, the most prestigious comics festival of the German language, will take place this year from May 31st until June 3rd. And even though the beating heart of the festival...

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We’ve already posted that this year’s ELCAF – the East London Comic Art Festival – will take place across the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of June this summer, but now Nobrow’s Angela has been in...

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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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