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  • 23 2017 March

    Reviews: the diaper-in-chief – Boss Baby

    The Boss Baby, Directed by Tom McGrath, Starring Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin, Eric Bell Jr., Tobey Maguire, Lisa Kudrow Alec Baldwin, the enduring Baldwin, is The Boss Baby. At the baby-led BabyCorp they are...

  • 22 2017 March

    Reviews: Carrie & Rufus – Apocalypse, wow

    Carrie & Rufus, Ben Hennessy Highly recommended is the name if the game around here, and last year when I saw sample pages of Carrie and Rufus by Ben Hennessy at Thought Bubble, I was...

  • 21 2017 March

    Reviews: Don’t Knock Twice

    Don’t Knock Twice, Directed by Caradog W. James, Starring Katee Sackhoff, Lucy Boynton, Javier Botet, Nick Moran, Pooneh Hajimohammadi A new horror movie starring Battlestar Galactica’s Katee Sackhoff. Sculptor Jess is trying to piece back...

  • 20 2017 March

    A few thoughts about Iron Fist…

    I was watching Iron Fist last weekend, and like pretty much everyone else on my Facebook feed, was quietly impressed by it. Sure, it’s not going to win an Oscar, but it’s sure as hell...

  • 20 2017 March

    2000AD Previews: Prog 2023

    The latest 2000AD – out on 22nd March, with a complete new line-up, one of those relaunch issues, all brand new strips. Well, actually, a done in one Dredd by Wagner and Ezquera plus a...

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WHOdunnit?

March 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Apparently an episode of the brand-new Doctor Who series has been leaked onto the internet already, just a few weeks before transmission. The BBC say they don’t know ‘who’ was responsible, but we at FPI are putting our money squarely on the Master. And this seems as good a time as any to mention how...

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Manga Mania!

March 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Not content with our Hellblazer offer we’re also enticing your graphic novel pennies out of your pocket with our excellent offer on Manga in our stores:...

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Shiver me Timbers!

March 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Just to show he is as excited by cool action figure collectables as he is a good X-Men title, my colleague Steve offers this rum and cutlass choice for you: Neca have done it again, with their popular REEL Toys series of Action Figures. The latest offerings are the Pirates of the Caribbean Series 1...

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The Stross Factor

March 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Locus magazine’s online edition (print edition available from your friendly, local, neighbourhood FPI store) has an interesting article by Russell Letson on British author Charles Stross. If you’ve not come across Charlie’s work have a look at this as a primer. Charlie’s UK debut novel, Singularity Sky is out now in paperback and the sequel,...

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New Book News

March 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Just found out via the news blog of the Alien Online that one of my favourite authors, Peter F Hamilton, has now handed in the finished manuscript to Judas Unchained, the sequel to the very fine Pandora’s Star (which is due in paperback this month). Running a little late, but since Peter has had a...

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Steve’s Comic Hot Picks

March 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Ladies, gentlemen and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri, my esteemed colleague from Forbidden Planet in Edinburgh, Steve, presents you with his favourite comic picks for the week for your delictation, delight and pocket money. Joe Well, anyone unfortunate enough to have had the weather we’ve endured over the past few days if it was...

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Heavy Metal

March 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

No, not the journal with the well-muscled heroes and heroines artwork but the musical variety. We’ve been hearing about a proper, hard-core metal band that features good, old-fashioned screaming guitars and pounding drums. Okay, when did we get musical, you may be asking? Well since we heard a rumour that the man pounding those skins...

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Worldcon

March 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Cheryl Morgan, one of the organisers of this summer’s Worldcon, Interaction, (as well as running her own very good reviews site, Emerald City)has dropped us a line to say the already-impressive list of guests from the world of science fiction and fantasy has been updated. We’re getting quite excited at this 63rd Worldcon happening in...

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“I am Iron Man”

March 3, 2005 | 0 Comments

No, not the old song, but the armoured superhero. My colleague Kevin pointed out the shiny, new Ultimate Iron Man #1 just in from Marvel and written by no less than Orson Scott Card, author of the classic SF series Prentice Alvin and Ender Saga (among others), with pencils by Andy Kubert. Marvel seem to...

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Half-Life 2 Sweeps BAFTA Games Awards

March 3, 2005 | 0 Comments

Half-Life 2 swept the BAFTA games awards this week, taking no less than six awards including the coveted Best Game and, reflecting the modern broadband online experience Half-Life 2 also took the Best Online Game. The very fact that BAFTA now run a games category (this was the second ceremony) illustrates how film, TV, music...

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