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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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Los Bros Hernandez exhibition

November 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Just spotted via the good offices of Boingboing that Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez are the subjects of an art exhibition at the Pasadena City College Art Gallery, from the 7th of this month through to the 3rd of December. November 17th will see a special reception for both of the acclaimed comics creators at the...

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Mike Carey talks the Devil You Know

November 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Going through the advance publication lists and learning which authors publishers are lining up for release is one of my more enjoyable duties. I’m always keen to check Orbit’s schedule – one of the UK’s top SF&F publishers they always delight me (and other readers) with a mix of new talent and some of the...

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Supersize my Superman

November 4, 2005 | 0 Comments

Warner Brothers and the IMAX Corporation have made a joint announcement stating that the forthcoming Superman movie, Superman Returns, will be released in normal cinemas and IMAX screens on June 30th in the US. This follows a very successful run for Batman Begins in IMAX screens this summer. A spokesperson summarised the movie: “Following a...

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Hogwarts in Edinburgh

November 3, 2005 | 0 Comments

The Edinburgh Evening News reports that the Royal Bank of Scotland is spending thousands of pounds to transform the Dominion Cinema in Edinburgh into the fabled Hogwarts, home to Harry Potter and his wizardly chums. The bank has its own corporate bash on Saturday 19th of November – the day after the movie’s general release...

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Cancelled event

November 3, 2005 | 0 Comments

We’re sorry to report that the Michael Shanks events discussed below have been cancelled. Such appearances are, of course, always subject to circumstances and Michael has just had the good fortune to be cast in a role on CSI. Unfortunately this means he will not be in the UK in the near future – we...

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Steve Ditko’s Birthday!

November 2, 2005 | 0 Comments

I had no idea until I checked the Comics Reporter that today is the 78th birthday of a comics legend – the great Steve Dikto. Can you imagine a comics industry without Steve’s artwork? Is there some parallel Earth where giants like Steve or Jack Kirby never roamed the 4-colour landscape and all the kids...

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Scottish National Theatre performs Gaiman

November 2, 2005 | 0 Comments

In a piece on the new Scottish National Theatre in the Scotsman, Vicky Featherstone, the artistic director of the NTS, confirmed that has set up a touring performance in the US of The Wolves in the Walls, the children’s picture book by Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean. Just the thing to take kids along to...

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The Dresden Files

November 1, 2005 | 0 Comments

“Friday night, I went so see Bianca, the vampiress. I didn’t just leap out of bed and go and see her, of course. You don’t go walking into the proverbial lion’s den lightly. You start with a good breakfast.” Meet Harry Dresden; down-at-heels gumshoe working the PI circuit in Chicago. And like another Harry, he’s...

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Gamerz at BAFTA Scotland

October 31, 2005 | 0 Comments

I’ve just heard from Robbie Fraser, the writer/director of the fantasy-themed indy movie from Scotland, Gamerz, which was shown at Worldon and has been doing a circuit on some other releases, notably through Cineworld (the people who now own UGC cinemas). Robbie told us: “We have had a very warm response to the film both...

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Paul McGillion at FPI

October 31, 2005 | 1 Comments

The Stargate news just keeps getting better here – Paul McGillion who plays Doctor Carson Beckett in Stargate Atlantis will be visiting the Emerald Isle and has agreed to meet fans and sign autographs in our Irish branches. He will be appearing at the Dublin FPI (5-6 Crampton Quay) on the 2nd of December from...

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