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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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Eisner tribute

April 9, 2005 | 0 Comments

Comics news blog The Beat reports on attending a very touching memorial service for the great Will Eisner, hosted by DC Comics in an old synagogue very close to where Eisner grew up and which drew many of the comics world’s great and good, including Karen Berger, Frank Miller, Peter David and Michael Uslan among...

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Trek United

April 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

My colleague Kevin passed details on to me of the Trek United campaign, which some of you may already be aware of. Niall Mullins, the Irish national Co-ordinator for Trek United sent us information, links and banners for the campaign which aims to persuade Paramount to reverse their decision not only to cancel Enterprise (which...

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The Authority: Kev

April 8, 2005 | 0 Comments

Garth Ennis and Glen Fabry bring us an unusual DC-Wildstorm release this month in the shape of The Authority: Kev. A former SAS man, now a secret assassin for the British government, with a streak of bad luck (well, what would you call being ambushed in your own home by an IRA hit-squad while sitting...

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CSI

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Yes, now you get your very own chance to play at Crime Scene Investigation with the CSI Forensic Facial Reconstruction Kit. No, I’m being serious – have a look!...

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Vader in a cell

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

A film cell that is – okay, weak joke, I know, sorry; the Dark Side must have possessed me for a moment. My colleague Lee has just told me about a new range of Star Wars Revenge of the Sith film cells which are coming into stock in our warehouse. They come framed with a...

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Page to screen to academia

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Rare Books News reports a story from the Asbury Park Press on producer Michael Uslan. In addition to being the producer behind the Batman movies – including the exciting Batman Begins due this summer – and Constantine, Uslan, a New Jersey native, is a keen comics collector and has been since his youth. His collection...

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Bonding

April 7, 2005 | 0 Comments

Bonding is one of those great games which comes our way occasionally – guess who will be the next James Bond. Almost as popular as New Whoing, where fans, the media and betting shops argue and lay wagers on which actor will be next to play the errant Time Lord. A number of media outlets...

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April 6, 2005 | 0 Comments

This year’s BSFA winner, River of Gods by Ian McDonald, has just been released into mass market paperback. Gleaming piles of award-winning, literary lusciousness await the discerning buyer in our branches and online. Also on the Hugo and Arthur C Clarke awards shortlists, could Ian pull of an awards hat-trick?...

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Michael Zulli

April 6, 2005 | 0 Comments

You may recall that back in the Ides of March (the 15th to be exact) I blogged about a very unusual and interesting use of the web medium by one of the best artists working in the comics genre, Michael Zulli. Following a link from Neil Gaiman’s journal I found Michael’s site where he was...

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Mini interview – Ian Hocking

April 6, 2005 | 0 Comments

A few short weeks ago the FPI Blog Logs featured a very interesting new book – a debut SF novel from a small British press (UKA) by Doctor Ian Hocking called Déjà Vu. The novel has garnered some choice reviews and praise (including from Jon Courtenay Grimwood in the Guardian and Andy Sawyer on the...

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