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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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New Who Suit

July 27, 2005 | 0 Comments

The BBC’s wardrobe department has given us the spectacle of David Tennant modelling his new Doctor Who costume – pinstripes, trenchcoat and trainers – as filming of the new series gets underway. In even more exciting news – at least to the old fans like me – Auntie also announced that the wonderful Elisabeth Sladen...

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Mastermind

July 27, 2005 | 0 Comments

With an emphasis on ‘mind’ (sorry, you have to be a fan of Culture novels to get that bit). Cheryl in Emerald City reports that one of our favourite authors, Iain M Banks, is to appear on the seriously heavyweight Mastermind programme. His specialist subject will come as no surprise to those who know him...

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New Asterix

July 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

Oh, yes indeedy, you read it right – there is a brand new Asterix the Gaul album coming our way. What’s it called? I don’t know. What’s the story? I really couldn’t say. In fact, other than the price and the fact it is coming in October I can’t tell you much at all, since...

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Quesada gets contract extension

July 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

Marvel Comics editor-in-chief, Joe Quesada, has had his contract with Mighty Marvel extended and also takes on the additional role of chief creative officer, publishing. “Over the next couple of years, my ultimate goals will remain further growing Marvel Comics’ leadership position and expanding our mainstream presence. I want comics to have the same consumer...

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Transformers

July 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

Paramount, Dreamworks and Hasbro made a joint announcement recently to confirm not only that the live-action Transformers movie is indeed going into production but that is was scheduled for a July 4th 2006 release. Since the Independence Day opening weekend is one of the biggest slots in the US summer movie calendar this could be...

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Infinite Crisis

July 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

It seems that everyone in the comics world has been talking about DC’s Infinite Crisis saga for months now (in-between talking about Marvel’s equally huge House of M series). Well, my colleague Anna tells me that the first issue of Infinite Crisis (due in October) is now available to pre-order from the FPI comics site,...

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Trekking at the Edinburgh Festival

July 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

The award-winning actress and financial consultant (now there’s a mix!) Bari Hochwald, familiar to SF fans for several appearances in a variety of Star Trek shows, has told FPI that she is bringing her very own show to this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Yes, August is almost on us and that means the world’s largest set...

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DC October

July 20, 2005 | 0 Comments

The DC titles for October are now live on our site for advance orders (a day later than usual due to the big San Diego Comic Con). There are some cool-looking titles in there, including Catwoman – When in Rome from the top-team of Jeph Loeb ad Tim Sale, leading on from their excellent Batman...

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FPI Mag

July 15, 2005 | 0 Comments

Yes, it’s finally here! The brand-new FPI magazine is coming into our stores this very day, oozing with style and sex appeal (which may have something to do with Battlestar Galactica’s Tricia Helfer on the cover of course – she’s interviewed inside). Yes, our popular colour catalogue is still in there, choc-a-block with all sorts...

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MirrorMask in Edinburgh

July 14, 2005 | 0 Comments

The phrase ‘eagerly anticipated’ doesn’t really quite cover the way fans feel about the movie collaboration between Dave McKean and Neil Gaiman. MirrorMask wowed them at the Sundance Film Festival and I’ve been waiting along with many others to see if it was likely to appear on the programme of this year’s Edinburgh International Film...

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