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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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March 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

Locus Online reports that the very talented new British fantasy writer Steph Swainston has won the William L Crawford award for her powerful and unusual debut novel The Year of Our War. It’s a very well-deserved piece of recognition for a very promising new author. In fact we’ve picked both the Year of our War...

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Alan Lee in Glasgow

March 22, 2005 | 0 Comments

The much-admired artist, who won an Oscar for his amazing work on the Lord of the Rings movies (and didn’t much of it look exactly like his famous paintings?), has been announced by the organisers of Worldcon as a special guest at Interaction, this year’s Worldcon in Glasgow. He will be appearing with the co-operation...

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More Crumb specials

March 21, 2005 | 0 Comments

On top of our special two-week, online offer on the great Robert Crumb, Kevin tells me today that the R Crumb Handbook will be available in your local FPI branch this week. It is an amazing journey through the life and art of the foremost cartoonist of the last forty years, from a 60s counter-culture...

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Lord of the Board Games

March 21, 2005 | 0 Comments

Okay, how nice are these? Lord of the Rings backgammon sets! The playing surface has a map of Middle Earth on it and the playing pieces consist of thirty die-cast versions of the One Ring in silver and gold. It all comes in a lovely wooden case with the Lord of the Rings logo impressed...

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Who is he?

March 21, 2005 | 0 Comments

As we continue to get very excited at the imminent return of Doctor Who to our screens I noticed this story on the BBC – the Welsh Assembly’s First Minister, Rhodri Morgan, was mistaken for an extra in the new Who series. His arrival at the BBC Cardiff studios (the show is produced by BBC...

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New comics picks

March 21, 2005 | 0 Comments

My colleague in Glasgow, Anna, has kindly sent in an update here on the Hellboy and Shaun of the Dead comics I was raving about last week (come one, you know you were looking at them too and thinking, oh yes, I want those, be honest). Shaun of the Dead #1 is being adapted by...

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One week left!

March 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

Only one week left on our very special Robert Crumb promotion!...

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Newsletter

March 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

Friday night sees the latest edition of the Forbidden Planet International newsletter heading out to subscribers. It’s totally free to sign up and its chock-full of choice picks from the very latest material fresh into our warehouse. Subscribing to the newsletter is so easy as Morlok could do it – just click here to simply...

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Iron Sunrise

March 18, 2005 | 0 Comments

The second UK release from Edinburgh-based writer and purveyor of fine beards, Charles Stross, has just hit the shelves. Iron Sunrise, a follow-up to excellent Singularity Sky, it sees the return of Rachel Mansour, the UN black-ops specialist, assigned to investigate the forced mini-supernova which has destroyed an entire civilisation (yes, Charlie thinks big for...

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She’s a wonder, Wonder Woman

March 17, 2005 | 0 Comments

Yes, go on, sing the rest of it and give a little twirl, get it out of your systems (folk too young to recall the old Wonder Woman show will be utterly lost here). Rumours have been circulating in the comics press over the last few days that Buffy, Angel and Firefly creator Joss Whedon...

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