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Looking back over the entire year, I seem to have reviewed an awful lot of comics. And interestingly I found that the most fun and innovation to be seen in comics was in the small...

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Best of the Year: Paul Cornell

December 27, 2008 | 1 Comments

Another best of 2008 feature, this time from friend to the blog; Paul Cornell. Paul, if you don’t already know is a multi-talented writer of prose, comics and has a string of television writing credits...

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Best of the Year – Jon Haward

December 24, 2008 | 1 Comments

Today’s Best of the Year choices come from Jon Haward, a stalwart member of the British comics community, Jon has illustrated a huge variety of works, from comics to annuals, film story boards, game character...

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Best of the year – Isobel Rips

December 23, 2008 | 1 Comments

Today’s Best of the Year choices come courtesy of my colleague Iz, our senior buyer (in addition to constantly tackling numerous other tasks) and also the translator for Blank Slate Books’ two Mawil titles, We...

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Best of the Year – Richmond Clements

December 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today’s Best of the Year choices come from Richmond Clements of British small press publishers FutureQuake press and co-organiser of the Hi-Ex comics convention in the capital of the Scottish Highlands, Inverness (the first one...

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Best Of Year 2008: Marc Ellerby

December 21, 2008 | 1 Comments

Another Best Of 2008, this time from a fave small presser here at FPI, Marc Ellerby. I’ve reviewed his comics here and interviewed the man here, so figured he could spend a little time answering...

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Best of the Year – Mike Carey

December 19, 2008 | 1 Comments

Today’s Best of the Year comes from a good friend of the blog, a writer who I think has shared his faves with us several times now (a Best of the Year without him just...

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Best of the Year – Eva Baillie

December 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

For today’s Best of the Year we’re taking a more European view as Eva Baillie from the Glasgow Goethe Institut (if you’re not familiar with them, the Goethe Institut promotes German language, learning and culture...

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Best of the Year – Ian Rankin

December 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today’s Best of the Year picks come courtesy of internationally best-selling author Ian Rankin, creator of the incredibly popular Inspector Rebus detective novels set in and around Edinburgh (incidentally he picked the name Rebus from...

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Ah yes, it is that time of the year when we look back on the past 12 months and reminisce what went and stayed.  We put another log on the fire, pour another glass, and...

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