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  • 20 2018 April

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #160

    Time once more for Joe and Richard to take a quick spin through all the comics news we’ve noticed this month…...

  • 19 2018 April

    Competitions: score some cool Deadpool 2 gear!

    We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are ruling the box office these days, some of them, let’s be honest, can be a bit too...

  • 19 2018 April

    The Hero With a Thousand Issues

    This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having...

  • 18 2018 April

    Edinburgh Comic Con

    (all photos from my Flickr, click to see the larger ones on Flickr) Over the weekend I was enjoying the 2018 Edinburgh Comic Con, again at the rather good venue in the city’s conference centre,...

  • 18 2018 April

    Happy birthday, Superman!

    Hard to believe, but one of the most iconic superheroes of all time is celebrating his eightieth birthday. As Action Comics hits the remarkable issue #1000 mark (an amazing run for any comic) we celebrate...

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Inkwell raises funds

September 27, 2005 | 0 Comments

Joe Quesada has been quoted on various comics sites today explaining the impressive amount of money that the comic charity Inkwell has raised for relief for victims of the recent horrendous hurricane in and around New Orleans. Many folks from throughout comicdom contributed money, collectable editions, art and other objects for the auction – well...

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Edinburgh sale

September 23, 2005 | 0 Comments

The FPI Edinburgh crew tell me that they are holding a special sale on a selection of books and T-shirts. Some Ts are up to 40% off the original price while some of the hardback novels have ten pounds off, including some copies of Saturna’s Quest by Star Trek legend Nichelle Nicholls, signed by Nichelle...

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FPI 2 – This time it’s personal

September 23, 2005 | 0 Comments

The time is drawing near for the second issue of our FPI magazine to hit the shelves (only a week or two to go!), so it’s over to FPI’s editor Matt Camp for a sneak peek at some of the goodies we have coming up for you in the second issue: “The second issue will...

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Talking books

September 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

Cheryl over on Emerald City reports that Jim Kelly has recorded some of his own short stories and can be heard reading them back in his own dulcet tones via free downloads (although if you would care to make a donation it is more than welcome). Sounds (sorry, very bad pun) like a great idea...

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Fantagraphics

September 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

The advance list for Fantagraphics January is now available for your perusing delight on the graphic novel site. There are two BLAB! Storybooks, both of which give the (misleading) appearance of being aimed at children but are really for adults: The Magic Bottle by Camille Rose Garcia which sounds like a fetching modern fairy tale...

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DC December

September 19, 2005 | 0 Comments

The advance details are now live on our graphic novel site for DC’s December releases. There are some choice selections you may wish to add to you wish list for your Christmas stocking, from the superheroic, such as Batgirl: Kicking Assassins and Lex Luthor: Man of Steel, to fantasy (the twelfth volume of ElfQuest) and...

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Edinburgh SF Book Group

September 19, 2005 | 0 Comments

The next meeting of the Edinburgh SF Book Group will take place on Tuesday the 4th of October at 6pm in Henderson’s 94 Hanover Street (the very tasty wholefood and veggie restaurant/café) in the New Town. The book under discussion in October will be V For Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. This once...

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Media – confirmations and possibilities

September 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

SciFi Channel has confirmed a third season for the revamped (and quite excellent I think) Battlestar Galactica series. Last year saw an unusual event where we poor souls in the UK got to see the series well ahead of the US audiences. Alas this year things have reverted to type with US SciFi showing season...

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Ultimate Lost

September 16, 2005 | 0 Comments

The leaked story that has been doing the rounds on the web comic forums and news spots like the Beat and Newsrama has been confirmed in USA Today with an article reporting that Damon Lindelof, co-creator of the hit series Lost has signed up to marvel. He is scripting Ultimate Wolverine Versus Hulk, a six...

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Rebellion

September 15, 2005 | 0 Comments

Our good chums over at the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic have been kind enough to supply us with Rebellion’s latest release schedule. It’s fuller than the League of Fatties’ meeting room on chocolate cake night, replete with the finest tales from 2000 AD comic and we have some excellent graphic novels for you going right up...

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