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  • 24 2017 February

    Reviews: “there can be only one” – Highlander, the American Dream #1

    Highlander: the American Dream #1, Brian Ruckley, Andrea Mutti, Vladimir Popov, IDW Publishing (cover artwork by Francesco Francavilla) I’m a big fan of Brian Ruckley’s fantasy novels, and I enjoyed his first foray into comics...

  • 24 2017 February

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #100

    It’s that time of week once more, and here’s our quick-hit round up of news and links we’ve spotted over the last few days: Stephen Waller had me giggling away with his take on those...

  • 23 2017 February

    2000 AD : 40 Years Of Thrill Power Festival

    11th February 2017, Novatel Hammersmith This was an incredible convention. The atmosphere was fantastic and vibrant, everyone was so excited, and the only complaint was deciding what to do as there were important choices to...

  • 23 2017 February

    Reviews: The Visitor: How & Why He Stayed, a Hellboy tale

    The Visitor: How & Why He Stayed #1, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Paul Grist, Bill Crabtree, Dark Horse Although Mignola finally wrapped up his main Hellboy story arc a while back there is still a...

  • 23 2017 February

    Reviews: A Cure for Wellness

    A Cure for Wellness, Directed by Gore Verbinski, Starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Celia Imrie, Ivo Nandi, Adrian Schiller Gore Verbinski brings a chilling tale of what really happens at spa and health...

One of our favourite UK publishers, SelfMadeHero (celebrating ten years in the biz this year) has a couple of exciting announcements for new works coming this autumn. Tillie Walden has been impressing us and pretty much every other comics blog with her work and has already carved out quite a reputation despite her youth. Pleased...

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File this under another one of those things I always forget about. I really should set up a calendar with all those important comic dates shouldn’t I? Although in this case I’m lucky, as Sarah Turner has been in touch with full details of the event. (Quick note to anyone doing or thinking of doing...

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The 2000AD Preview: Prog 2019

February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The latest 2000AD – out Wed 22nd Feb…. And inside, we have this…. Judge Dredd: Deep In The Heart by Michael Carroll and Henry Flint Sinister Dexter: Electric Ladyland by Dan Abnett and Steve Yeowell Kingmaker by Ian Edginton and Leigh Gallagher The Order by Kek-W and John Burns The Kingdom by Dan Abnett and...

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  Well, it’s been a while hasn’t it? Sorry, apologies, my bad and all that. I rather dropped off the old comics reading thing a while back, and the comics reviewing thing a way before then. But hey, I’m back. The downside of course being that I’m dropping into all the storylines here, not an...

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Stuff (& possibly nonsense) #99

February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here we go again, time for that weekly round up of all things news and comics related....

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Books: The Arthur C Clarke Award

February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

The annual Arthur C Clarke Awards – the UK’s most prestigious award for literary science fiction – doesn’t do a longlist, but in recent years they have instead taken to posting up a list off all the books that were put forward for consideration. For this year’s award they received some eighty six titles from...

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Reviews: Kings of the Wyld

February 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kings of the Wyld, Nicholas Eames, Orbit Books Kings of the Wyld is the debut novel from Nicholas Eames, and it follows Clay Cooper, a retired mercenary, who was content to settle down and live out his old age in peace until his old band-mate shows up with a desperate plea for help that he...

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The Great Wall, Directed by Yimou Zhang, Starring Matt Damon, Tian Jing, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Hanyu Zhang Matt Damon stars as a European merchant working his way through China to find the much sought after Black Powder. When he kills some strange beast on the wrong side of The Great Wall he is then...

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I recently encountered the vibrant John Higgins, and he made mention of a forthcoming exhibition at the Victoria Gallery Museum in Liverpool and a forthcoming book, both of which were exciting fans at the 2000AD 40th anniversary festival last weekend. Billed as ‘The first major retrospective of the work of Liverpool-born artist John Higgins, who...

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We’re all pretty stoked for the forthcoming Logan movie, which is released by 20th Century Fox in UK cinemas and IMAX on March 1st, which may be Hugh Jackman’s last outing in the Wolverine role he has made his own (and what a run it has been), and which sees a new, very young mutant....

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