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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 236

July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Here we go once more, another weekend, another copy of the best kid’s comic around lands on the doormat… This week there’s a really striking John Blake cover by Fred Fordham, but as we’ve discussed...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 235

July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The only kids comic you’ll find powered by Unicorn Poo!!! Oh yes, it’s more of Laura Ellen Anderson’s Evil Emperor Penguin, featuring Colin, Keith the Unicorn’s nephew. Or as cute Minion Eugene says… “TINY FLUFFY...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 234

July 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Time once more for a quick peruse of the best childrens’ comic out there (in my humble opinion)…. it’s our regular look at The Phoenix…. Oooh… Tamsin and the Dark by Neill Cameron and Kate...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 233

June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

This issue’s cover is by Fred Fordham, a suitably moody atmospheric piece from The Adventures Of John Blake: The Mystery Of The Ghost Ship. Inside, the John Blake strip by Philip Pullman and Fred Fordham...

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The Phoenix Weekender Catch Up Time

June 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another week of catch up here with The Phoenix Weekender, where I take a little look see at the last three weeks of a great comic, full of a great variety of strips, from madcap...

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The Phoenix Weekender Issue 229

May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oh, that’s a fabulously silly Jamie Smart cover there, bears no relation to the Bunny Vs Monkey story inside, but hey, so what! Jess Bradley’s Squid Bits always makes me smile so much. A double...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 228

May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

And here we go, with the much trailed, much talked about The Adventures Of John Blake by Philip Pullman AND Fred Foreman. Yes, I know the character is Pullman’s creation, but surely in comics the...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 227

May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another weekend comes round, another Phoenix drops through the letterbox, packed full of a load of variety, great art, great stories. And all behind this teaser of a cover…. Oh yes, just what is the...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 226

May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oh so many great, great strips in this week’s Phoenix, such good artwork, loads of different stories. But instead of the usual suspects, lets start with one that hadn’t really grabbed me in the past…....

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It’s a Shakespearean celebration this issue, with the Bard taking over as guest editor and featuring throughout the comic, including that cracking front cover by Adam Murphy. But as good as the front cover is,...

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