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  • 25 2018 June

    The Weekly 2000AD Preview – Prog

    Out this week – 27th June, all behind that Brendan McCarthy cover where Deadworld, just for one moment, gets that little brighter!...

  • 22 2018 June

    Reviews: the Secret of Marrowbone

    The Secret of Marrowbone, Directed by Sergio G Sánchez, Starring George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Nicola Harrison My first movie at the world’s longest continually running film festival, the Edinburgh...

  • 22 2018 June

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #169

    It’s Friday, so it must be time for Richard and Joe to round up the comic news from the week;...

  • 20 2018 June

    The Black Cat, The Snapper and the Gloomy Grin

    Three brilliant books from the low countries have recently been published in English, and in case you didn’t notice, here’s the skinny (or, as they are called in the bizz, some capsule reviews). We talked...

  • 19 2018 June

    Previewing the 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special 2018

    (Tula Lotay cover) Coming to a comic shop near you this Wedsnesday, June 20th, the 2000AD Sci-Fi Special! This will be the very first time in the history of 2000AD that the entire creative team,...

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V takes top spot

March 19, 2006 | 0 Comments

According to Comics Continuum V For Vendetta has taken the number one spot at the US box office over this weeken’d opening with a box office haul of over $26 million. No idea how it has fared at the UK box office this weekend, although the showing I was at had a huge audience. And...

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The Collected Comics Library

March 17, 2006 | 0 Comments

Chris at the Collected Comics Library has just posted his latest podcast. For those who haven’t heard it yet, CCL podcasts cover the wonderful world of comics and graphic novels, which is a subject we here have something of an interest in. Chris is going to be working more with FPI now and you can...

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Tokyo Animation Centre opens

March 17, 2006 | 0 Comments

The Tokyo Anime Center has opened in Japan and the official website is now online, with the English-language version here. It is aimed at promoting Japanese animation and anime to fans and other otaku at home and the growing legions abroad, from TV anime to the internationally respected and beloved feature films of Miyazaki, as...

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What The Author Says – Justina Robson

March 17, 2006 | 0 Comments

I’m delighted to announce that the incredibly gifted Justina Robson is the latest writer to contribute her thoughts to the What The Author Says feature on our site (we’ve now added a page listing the books which have this feature added to make life easier for readers). I’ve been an admirer of Justina’s intelligent novels...

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SF Hall of Fame

March 16, 2006 | 0 Comments

News is slowly filtering out from Seattle’s Science Fiction Musuem and Hall of Fame about the latest members of the SF community to be inducted into the Hall. According to that well-known SF news-source, the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review Star Wars supremo George Lucas, Dune author Frank Herbert and artist Frank Kelly will be inducted into the...

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The Streets of Dublin signing event

March 15, 2006 | 0 Comments

Just a reminder that Gerry “how do I switch this computer thing on” Hunt and Bren “Mr Colourful Designer” B will be at our Dublin branch tomorrow, Thursday 16th of March to meet fans of their excellent Streets of Dublin graphic novel (think Roddy Doyle meets Will Eisner or Crumb) and to sign copies. Comics...

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Radio V

March 15, 2006 | 0 Comments

BBC Radio Scotland’s arts and culture show, Radio Cafe, will be discussing V For Vendetta among other new releases in the At The Movies slot this Friday with your humble blogger mumbling a few lines about V For Vendetta and the subject of comics to movies adaptations in general. The show is broadcast from 1.15...

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What the Author Says – John Wagner

March 15, 2006 | 0 Comments

The first writer from the comics genre to kindly write a few words on their work for our What The Author Says has just sent in some thoughts… And that writer is none other than 2000AD. Judge Dredd Creative Genuis and all-round British Comics God John Wagner! I’m already making the universal “I’m not worthy,...

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V previewed

March 14, 2006 | 0 Comments

Pádraig, fresh from organising this year’s Phoenix Convention in Dublin, gushes over a preview of V For Vendetta he was lucky enough to attend (with Leah Moore and John Reppion no less!). In short he loved it – and Codename P is not only a graphic novel collector but an expert on all things Moore,...

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Kong is the King at Empire awards

March 14, 2006 | 0 Comments

Peter Jackson’s King Kong remake was the big winner at the awards held by Britain’s biggest movie magazine, Empire, taking the Best Movie category in a popular poll of readers (I don’t trust myself to comment about the difference between popular and best). Revenge of the Sith took best SF movie with the scene depicting...

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