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  • 03 2018 August

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #173

    It’s Friday and that means time for another round up of news and links spotted over the last few days as Richard and Joe bring you Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense): D’oh! Simpsons Comics to end...

  • 31 2018 July

    Alex’s audio round up

    It’s time for the man with the roving microphone, Alex Fitch, to update us on the latest episode of his excellent Panel Borders podcast; as ever for more details and to check out a pile...

  • 30 2018 July

    Reviews: 2036 Origin Unknown

    2036 Origin Unknown, Directed by Hasraf ‘HaZ’ Dulull, Starring Katee Sackhoff, Ray Fearon, Julie Cox, Steven Cree Mackenzie “Mack” Wilson (Katee Sackhoff) is one of the last of a dying breed – what used to...

  • 27 2018 July

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #172

    It’s Friday again and that means time for Richard and Joe to update you with some news and links spotted over the last few days with another Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense)! Shazam! Trailer drops The...

  • 26 2018 July

    FP Wolverhampton is having a birthday party!

    Forbidden Planet International in Wolverhampton is turning twenty! And they are celebrating with an anniversary party on August 4th: “To celebrate the Wolverhampton shop’s 20th anniversary, we will be having a party in the store. Bring...

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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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The wonderful world of World Fantasy

November 15, 2005 | 0 Comments

Jeff VanderMeer has just posted his report and impressions of the recent World Fantasy convention in Madison. It is a little like a postmodern Odyssey, with Jeff sailing from bar to bar, meeting to meeting, panel to panel, with the great of the genre replacing the characters Ulysses encountered (and Jeff did get to take...

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Déjà vu Podcast

November 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

You may remember one of the first novels we featured on the FPI blog when we started earlier this year, Déjà vu. Well, the author of that rather cool tale has been in touch to let us know that he is adapting Déjà vu for podcasting, under the creative commons license (as championed by Charlie...

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Edinburgh SF Book Group December Meeting

November 13, 2005 | 0 Comments

The December meeting of the Edinburgh SF Book Group will take place on Thursday December the 8th at 6pm in Henderson’s on Hanover Street; all are welcome to come along and enjoy a good discussion of a fine book. Following November’s classic reading with Alfred Bester’s (in my opinion) brilliant The Demolished Man (was it...

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Steve Savile Needs Help With Slaine

November 11, 2005 | 0 Comments

Ariel at the Alien Online has posted a plea for help from author Steve Savile who is working on a Slaine novel for Black Flame – seems Steve needs some assistance from comic fans on some of Slaine’s back-stories: “I have Warrior’s Dawn, The King, Time Killer, and The Horned God I, II, III,” Savile...

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Comic Television

November 11, 2005 | 0 Comments

The new Blade TV series is due to begin filming in Vancouver next week with Kirk ‘Sticky’ Jones (no, I don’t know why he’s called that) playing the title role, with the other major cast players confirmed as Jill Wagner, Neil Jackson, Nelson Lee and Jessica Gower. David Goyer is executive producer and Peter O’Fallon...

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Whedon speaks: Buffy, Angel, Spike!

November 11, 2005 | 0 Comments

The revered deity that is Joss Whedon has been talking about a return to comicdom for Buffy (in a series that will be considered canon), the chances of a Spike movie, the X-Men and a caetain Amazon warrior woman we all know to be a Wonder. In fact, instead of me relating it, why not...

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