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  • 23 2017 June

    Film: Ink, Cocks and Rock’n’Roll

    Regular readers may remember us blogging some time back about a documentary of sorts (the term doesn’t quite do it justice) from Vice mag, a film one of our favourite naughty comickers, Krent Able, deliciously...

  • 23 2017 June

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #117

    Shall we take a spin around the comics freeway once more? Here we go…...

  • 21 2017 June

    Small Press Day in Dublin and Glasgow

    As we’ve already blogged, the excellent notion of Small Press Day is returning for a second year, on July 8th, a great chance to celebrate the incredibly vibrant small press comickers and zine makers we...

  • 21 2017 June

    Agent 327 is heading for the big screen

    Even though Martin Lodewijk’s comic series Agent 327 has the status of a classic in his native Holland, the series is largely unknown in other parts of the world. Translations of the books were published...

  • 20 2017 June

    Reviews: glorious wartime adventure in Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven

    Flight of the Raven, Jean-Pierre Gibrat, EuroComics/IDW I first saw Gibrat’s Flight of the Raven as Le Vol du Corbeau several years ago in a bookstore in the Saint Michel area of Paris that was...

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #115

June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, that time of week again for our quick-hit, handy-sized, cut out and keep round up of news and links we spotted over the last few days: The Herne Bay Cartoon Festival will have a bunch of cartoonists live drawing at the end of town’s pier on Sunday 6th of August. Please do not prod the...

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  The Young People’s Comic Awards 2017 is looking for schools and youth groups to take part in a major comic award. You and your school or youth group can get involved, get to read the shortlisted books for free and deliver YOUR say on what’s the best graphic novel for young people this year....

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The Mummy, Directed by Alex Kurtzman, Starring Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe Tom Cruise jumps on board the Dark Universe of Monsters and Legends as he tackles one of the most ancient evils ever, The Mummy. Universal are bringing back the pantheon of classic monsters that they helped to make famous (way...

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A Castle in England, Jamie Rhodes, with art by Isaac Lenkiewicz, Briony May Smith, William Exley, Becky Palmer, Isabel Greenberg Nobrow Press Castles. There’s something wonderfully evocative about castles, our shared history in stone, some ruined, some, beautifully maintained, all evoke a sense of visual delight and a sense of wonder as we ponder what...

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Reviews: the Boy on the Bridge

June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Boy on the Bridge, Mike Carey, Orbit Books I’ve long enjoyed Mike Carey’s writing, both his comics work and his prose, and his Girl With All the Gifts (also published by Orbit), was one of my Best of the Year selection when it came out (review here by Mal), and likewise the more recent...

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Alex’s Audio Round Up

June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s time once more for the man with the wandering microphone, Alex Fitch, to update us on the new Panel Borders guests; as ever for more details or to check out a pile of archived podcasts, visit the Panel Borders site: Panel Borders: Independent genre comics, broadcast 5.30pm Wednesday 7th June on Resonance FM, podcast...

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Remembering

June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

D-Day, the 6th of June (Schulz after Mauldin)...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #114

June 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Time again for another quick wander through the comic newsy world…....

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Fans of (French) car racing comics, take note! Michel Vaillant, by far the most famous racing comic hero, is scheduled to appear at the start of this month’s venerable 24 Hours race in Le Mans, France. In fact, no less than two cars bearing the tricolore Vaillante logo will take part in the venerable race, bearing...

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Reviews: She’s a wonder – Wonder Woman

May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wonder Woman, Directed by Patty Jenkins, Starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Danny Huston, Ewen Bremner, Elena Anaya The much-anticipated new DC superhero movie starring Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, and Danny Huston arrives on the big screen. Before she was Wonder Woman she was simply Diana, raised on the island...

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