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  • 25 2017 July

    Reviews: 80s cult scifi Dreamscape returns

    Dreamscape, Directed by Joseph Ruben, Starring Dennis Quaid, Max von Sydow, Christopher Plummer, Kate Capshaw Coming to Blu-Ray at the end of July and nicely restored to make the most of the new hi-res technology...

  • 21 2017 July

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #121

    Yep, it’s that time of week again when Richard and Joe bring you a quick round up of news and links we’ve spotted over the last few days Very sad to hear of the passing...

  • 20 2017 July

    Reviews: Generation Gone

    Generation Gone #1, Aleš Kot, André Lima Araújo, Image Comics Another New Comic Book Day and the start of another new series from Image. Over the last two or three years in particular Image has...

  • 19 2017 July

    Reviews: Parisian Noir – Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge

    Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge, Leo Malet, Jacques Tardi, Translated by Kim Thompson, Fantagraphics I absolutely love the work of Jacques Tardi, from his hard-boiled crime tales (see here and here) to fantastical Jules Verne-esque yarns like...

  • 18 2017 July

    From our Continental Correspondent – the Dalton Beatles

    It may require some knowledge about both classic European comics and the history of the Beatles alike, but I for one have not laughed as hard with a cartoon recently as I did with this...

I’ve been pretty busy watching lots of different types of movies during the Edinburgh International Film Festival over the last few days and it hasn’t left me much free time to pen some reviews, so apologies in advance for bundling one of the feature length animated films with a quick selection from some of the...

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News from the world of Joost Swarte

July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

For some reason, Dutch clear line guru Joost Swarte was in the news recently on quite a few occasions. We brought them together for you, so you wouldn’t have to. In the Belgian city of Antwerp, a new comic wall was unveiled, featuring artwork by Swarte. The eleventh in a series, this wall covers a whole...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #118

June 30, 2017 | 1 Comments

Yep, it’s that time of week for Joe and Richard to bring you our quick round-up of news and links we spotted over the last few days: In one of the latest ridiculous crack-downs by the increasingly dictatorial Turkish leader Erdogan (a man who threatened, sued and tried to jail cartoonists who offended him repeatedly,...

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Reviews: piggy in the middle – Okja

June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

Okja, Directed by Bong Joon Ho, Starring Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, An Seo Hyun, Byun HeeBong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Yoon Je Moon, Shirley Henderson, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal Bong Joon Ho brought us the brilliant monster movie with a twist, The Host and the film adaptation of the Snowpiercer graphic...

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Despicable Me 3, Directed by Eric Guillon, Kyle Balda, Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Trey Parker Gru, the girls, Lucy, and The Minions return for another wacky adventure. Gru and Lucy are now married and on the trail of a new super villain Balthazar Bratt. The former child star Bratt is now hell-bent on the...

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Reviews: In This Corner of the World

June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

In This Corner of the World, Directed by Sunao Katabuchi, Starring Non, Megumi Han, Yoshimasa Hosoya This animated film, based on the manga by Fumiyo Kōno, has been huge in Japan, and I’ve been eager to see it, so when it appeared on the programme for this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival I booked myself...

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Film: Ink, Cocks and Rock’n’Roll

June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 entitled Ink, Cocks and Rock’n’Roll, and directed by Matt Harlock (who brought us the brilliant American: the Bill Hicks Story...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #117

June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

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

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Small Press Day in Dublin and Glasgow

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 have in the UK and Ireland (we’ve reviewed a ton of them across more than a decade, so we’re well...

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Agent 327 is heading for the big screen

June 21, 2017 | 1 Comments

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 in Germany and across Scandinavia, but an all-important English translation seems to have been left out (so far). And that’s...

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