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  • 20 2017 September

    Reviews: “Just Fun” – Kingsman, the Golden Circle

    Kingsman: the Golden Circle, Directed by Matthew Vaughn, Starring Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Julianne Moore, Hanna Alström, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum It’s been a year since the events of the first film, and there is a...

  • 20 2017 September

    Best selling book in Belgium is a comic

    Boek.be, the Flemish trade organisation for the book production and book selling business, has published its yearly figures on book sales in Flanders (which, if you don’t know, is the Dutch speaking part of Belgium,...

  • 19 2017 September

    Interviews: Padraig badgers Bryan Talbot into chatting about Grandville

    As one of our very favourite creators brings his quite superb series to a conclusion this autumn, Pádraig Ó Méalóid sits down for a chat with one of the finest comickers in the UK, Bryan...

  • 19 2017 September

    Miles Hyman receives French order

    Eric Guillaud’s excellent blog on the France Info website reports that the French Culture and Communications Minister has awarded the title of Chevalier Des Arts et de Lettres (the rank of Knight of the Arts and...

  • 15 2017 September

    Reviews: Hellboy & the BPRD 1955 – Occult Intelligence

    Hellboy & the BPRD 1955: Occult Intelligence, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Brian Churilla, Dave Stewart, Dark Horse (cover artwork by Paolo Rivera) The “young Hellboy” series that began with Hellboy and the BPRD 1952 (reviewed...

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Who’s in Edinburgh?

April 11, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Edinburgh Doctor Who Group will be presenting An Afternoon With Bernard Horsfall, star of numerous acting appearances including several Doctor Who roles (The Mind Robber, Planet of the Daleks, The War Games and the Deadly Assassin). Details of the next guest event will be revealed at the Bernard event on Sunday 17th April, from...

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Eisner tribute

April 9, 2005 | 0 Comments

Comics news blog The Beat reports on attending a very touching memorial service for the great Will Eisner, hosted by DC Comics in an old synagogue very close to where Eisner grew up and which drew many of the comics world’s great and good, including Karen Berger, Frank Miller, Peter David and Michael Uslan among...

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Trek United

April 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

My colleague Kevin passed details on to me of the Trek United campaign, which some of you may already be aware of. Niall Mullins, the Irish national Co-ordinator for Trek United sent us information, links and banners for the campaign which aims to persuade Paramount to reverse their decision not only to cancel Enterprise (which...

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The Authority: Kev

April 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Garth Ennis and Glen Fabry bring us an unusual DC-Wildstorm release this month in the shape of The Authority: Kev. A former SAS man, now a secret assassin for the British government, with a streak of bad luck (well, what would you call being ambushed in your own home by an IRA hit-squad while sitting...

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CSI

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Yes, now you get your very own chance to play at Crime Scene Investigation with the CSI Forensic Facial Reconstruction Kit. No, I’m being serious – have a look!...

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Vader in a cell

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

A film cell that is – okay, weak joke, I know, sorry; the Dark Side must have possessed me for a moment. My colleague Lee has just told me about a new range of Star Wars Revenge of the Sith film cells which are coming into stock in our warehouse. They come framed with a...

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Page to screen to academia

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Rare Books News reports a story from the Asbury Park Press on producer Michael Uslan. In addition to being the producer behind the Batman movies – including the exciting Batman Begins due this summer – and Constantine, Uslan, a New Jersey native, is a keen comics collector and has been since his youth. His collection...

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Bonding

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Bonding is one of those great games which comes our way occasionally – guess who will be the next James Bond. Almost as popular as New Whoing, where fans, the media and betting shops argue and lay wagers on which actor will be next to play the errant Time Lord. A number of media outlets...

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April 6, 2005 | 0 Comments

This year’s BSFA winner, River of Gods by Ian McDonald, has just been released into mass market paperback. Gleaming piles of award-winning, literary lusciousness await the discerning buyer in our branches and online. Also on the Hugo and Arthur C Clarke awards shortlists, could Ian pull of an awards hat-trick?...

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Michael Zulli

April 6, 2005 | 0 Comments

You may recall that back in the Ides of March (the 15th to be exact) I blogged about a very unusual and interesting use of the web medium by one of the best artists working in the comics genre, Michael Zulli. Following a link from Neil Gaiman’s journal I found Michael’s site where he was...

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