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  • 26 2018 April

    Short but sweet

    If you didn’t see Thor: Ragnarok in the cinema in the Netherlands, you probably missed out on a sweet little extra that was only shown there. Kort maar Krachtig (Short but Sweet) is a high octane...

  • 26 2018 April

    Reviews: the Avengers assemble for Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War, Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo Starring Karen Gillan, Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Tom Holland, Zoe Saldana, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch,...

  • 25 2018 April

    Director’s Commentary: David Ziggy Greene talks Times Like These

    We’ve been big fans of David Ziggy Greene‘s work for a few years on the blog. His regular Scene & Heard strip in stalwart thorn in the establishment side journal Private Eye takes elements of...

  • 24 2018 April

    The City and the City

    I went to the City and the City preview followed by question and answer session, nearly a month ago now, and of course waited, I wanted to describe how impressed I was, how captivated and...

  • 24 2018 April

    Comics – More details for this year’s ELCAF announced

    We’ve already posted that this year’s ELCAF – the East London Comic Art Festival – will take place across the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of June this summer, but now Nobrow’s Angela has been in...

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Super art

November 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

We all know that some comic artwork is ‘real’ art in it’s own right, but this site takes it one step further, with interpretations of famous art works by Degas, Gainsborough, Hopper, Picasso and others with superheroes! Well worth a visit....

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Dalek auction

November 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

The BBC reports that a Dalek used in several episodes of the original Doctor Who and which graced the cover of the Radio Times for the show’s 20th anniversary back in 1983 has sold at auction for the healthy sum of £36, 000, with proceeds going to Great Ormond Street hospital (thanks to Ariel for...

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It’s a bird… It’s a plane… No, it’s…

November 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

The official site for Superman Returns has just posted a teaser trailer for the movie online. It is short but I thought it looked interesting (although the voice-over was veering a little to close to the Messianic for my taste). Many fans have been less than impressed with the new costume, but it certainly looks...

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Rapping Graphic Novels

November 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

Pocket/MTV books is to publish a new range of graphic novels and novellas which will feature characters drawn from musician 50 Cent (currently to be seen in his movie Get Rich or Die Tryin’ ) and his G-Unit popular beat combo. The publisher say the series “will tell the truth about The Life; the sex,...

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DC to publish more Pekar

November 17, 2005 | 0 Comments

Great news for fans of good comics and curmudgeons everywhere: “Writer Harvey Pekar is returning to American Splendor, his autobiographical slice-of-life comic book series, with a new American Splendor mini-series from Vertigo, DC Comics’ For Mature Readers imprint. For the new mini-series, Pekar will work with several artists, including Dean Haspiel, who collaborated with Pekar...

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TV SF – one dies and one rises

November 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

The bad news first – the new series of Kochak, the Night Stalker has been cancelled already after being put up against the likes of CSI in its time slot. It is unclear if the unaired episoides will now be broadcast (and of course we haven’t seen them at all in the UK). One the...

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Black Hole movie

November 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

No, not a remake of the dire Disney film, I’m glad to say, but news from Variety and Flog (Fantagraphic’s blog) that Charles Burns’ Black Hole has been optioned for a movie adaptation, with Alexandre Aja (Switchblade Romance) attached to direct. The story, originally published as a comic by Fantagraphics and recently released as a...

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Morta and Gogol

November 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

I received a very unusual couple of emails from Morta and Gogol the other day; they were colourful and confusing at the same time, but they were certainly a couple of the most unusual emails I’ve had this week. The gist of them – at least, I think this is the gist of them –...

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Cybersuits

November 15, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Register has a scoop on the new Cyberman designs for the second season of the new Doctor Who series. Not entirely sure about them myself – the face has the blank look of some of the earlier designs but other parts (especially the hips) look like a cross between Robocop and Maria from Metropolis....

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Barbarians in the Bigg Apple

November 15, 2005 | 0 Comments

Arthur Suydam and his crew have dropped us a line to let us know he will be at the Big Apple Convention, the National Comic Book, Art and Sci-Fi Expo and has also created a special poster for the occassion: “Arthur Suydam has just been tapped to commemorate Big Apple Conventions 10th Anniversary in a...

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