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  • 28 2017 March

    Reviews: the Autopsy of Jane Doe

    The Autopsy of Jane Doe, Directed by André Øvredal, Starring Emile Hirsch, Brian Cox, Ophelia Lovibond Horror chiller starring Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch and directed by Norwegian helmer André Øvredal (who brought us Troll...

  • 27 2017 March

    Growing pains with Marloes De Vries

    When your mother was your age, she had a house and a family to run. You on the other hand are too busy catching them all on Pokémon Go. If that sounds familiar, then the...

  • 27 2017 March

    2000AD Previews: Prog 2024

    The latest 2000AD – out on 29nd March, including all this…   Judge Dredd: Harvey by John Wagner and John McCrea Brink: Skeleton Life by Dan Abnett and INJ Culbard Future Shocks: Family Time by Rory McConville...

  • 25 2017 March

    The Phoenix Weekender – so, there’s a bunny, and there’s a monkey….

    The Phoenix Comic arrives, like clockwork, through the letterbox every single Friday. And I try to tell you about it as often as I possibly can. Why? Because it’s the very best children’s comic out...

  • 24 2017 March

    Reviews: The Eyes of my Mother

    The Eyes of My Mother, Directed by Nicolas Pesce, Starring Kika Magalhaes, Will Brill, Olivia Bond A young girl witnesses the horrific murder of someone she loves; rather than be traumatised by the event, it...

2000AD Previews: Prog 2023

March 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The latest 2000AD – out on 22nd March, with a complete new line-up, one of those relaunch issues, all brand new strips. Well, actually, a done in one Dredd by Wagner and Ezquera plus a Future Shock in addition to three new starters. But seeing as two of those new strips are returns of brilliant...

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Big Meg Preview – Issue 382

March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, a little late! This one’s out already, but what the hey… enjoy… Judge Dredd: Big Meg by TG Eglington and Boo Cook Havn by Si Spencer and Jake Lynch Judge Anderson: Psi Division by Alan Grant and Paul Marshall Lawless: Long Range War by Dan Abnett and Phil Winslade...

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The Phoenix Weekender – The Pie Thief

March 18, 2017 | 3 Comments

The Phoenix Comic hits my letterbox every Friday. The mostly subscription only comic is my Saturday morning treat reading, a fabulous kids’ comic that everyone, aged 3-103 should be reading. Inside each issue you’ll find comics from Jamie Smart, Neill Cameron, Adam and Lisa Murphy, Lorenzo Etherington, Joe List, Jess Bradley, Dan Boultwood and so many...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #103

March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Another week, another weekly roundup of all the news that’s fit to print. Well, ok, maybe not ALL the news, but at least stuff that caught our eye this week....

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One of the compelling hallmarks of the forty years of Judge Dredd tales is that, unlike many long-running comics series which periodically hit the reset button, Dredd’s history is mostly continual and past events can and frequently do effect events in current storylines, and the recently collected Every Empire Falls follows the Day of Chaos...

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Beauty and the Beast, Directed by Bill Condon, Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Kevin Kline, Hattie Morahan, Haydn Gwynne The classic tale of love conquering all comes to the big screen again, this time in a live action spectacular from Disney. A prince, who is so self-absorbed that he offends a...

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Delighted to hear that the splendid Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (an institution for generations in the city) is hosting a major exhibition of comics artwork by Frank Quitely this spring. From the description: “Frank Quitely: The Art of Comics brings all your favourite superheroes together in a fantastic exhibition. You can MARVEL...

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Here we go then, another spin around The Phoenix Comic. Now, for those of you perhaps not in the know, The Phoenix is a childrens comic I’ve been telling you all about since the very first issue, the brainchild of publisher David Fickling that (sort of) rose from the ashes of the much loved, albeit...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #102

March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome, welcome one and all.. to the latest quick hit of newsy things…....

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Reviews: Kindt & Jenkins’ Grass Kings #1

March 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Grass Kings #1, Matt Kindt, Tyler Jenkins, Boom Studios Most of the time I’m aware of what’s coming up on the new releases front and have some knowledge of what some of the new works are about, but Grass Kings managed to sail under my radar somehow. I remember hearing it was coming and anything...

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