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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...

Joe reported from the Edinburgh International Film Festival screening of The Secret of Marrowbone (see here), but with our resident movie fiend Garth equally as excited by this film, we thought it wouldn’t hurt to have a second take: The Secret of Marrowbone, Directed by Sergio G Sánchez, Starring George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton,...

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The Weekly 2000AD Preview – Prog

June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Out this week – 27th June, all behind that Brendan McCarthy cover where Deadworld, just for one moment, gets that little brighter!...

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Reviews: the Secret of Marrowbone

June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Secret of Marrowbone, Directed by Sergio G Sánchez, Starring George MacKay, Anya Taylor-Joy, Charlie Heaton, Mia Goth, Matthew Stagg, Nicola Harrison My first movie at the world’s longest continually running film festival, the Edinburgh International Film Festival, and it is one I have been eagerly anticipating, arriving with some good word of mouth. It...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #169

June 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday, so it must be time for Richard and Joe to round up the comic news from the week;...

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Three brilliant books from the low countries have recently been published in English, and in case you didn’t notice, here’s the skinny (or, as they are called in the bizz, some capsule reviews). We talked about Serge Baeken’s Sugar earlier, which was just translated by Soaring Penguin. It is a wonderful ode to the life...

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Previewing the 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special 2018

June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

(Tula Lotay cover) Coming to a comic shop near you this Wedsnesday, June 20th, the 2000AD Sci-Fi Special! This will be the very first time in the history of 2000AD that the entire creative team, writers, artists, colourists, letterers… are all female creators. Shocking really to think it’s taken so long, but also good for...

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Reviews: Love, life and art in Left

June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Left, Steven Ingram, Blurred Lines Comics I’ve seen Steven Ingram’s Left series several times at comics fairs, but as there were multiple volumes to catch up I usually ended up buying some of his other comics from his stall. Now with a handsome paperback volume collecting the series I figured it was time for me...

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Amsterdam Comics Conference

June 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

Amsterdam Comics, an independent comics research group that “that seeks to productively clash theory with practice through several strategies” just announced their second Comics Conference, which will be held on November 15-17, 2018. Titled “Drawing Yourself In And Out Of It”, the conference focuses on the relation between the cartoonist and the story they tell,...

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The Weatherman #1, Jody LeHeup, Nathan Fox, Dave Stewart, Steve Wands, Image Comics Another week and another pretty damned fine first issue of a new series from Image. It’s gotten to the stage where several colleagues and I now pretty much pick up any new first issue from Image because the batting average has been...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #168

June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday and that means it’s time for our regular round up of news and links spotted over the last few days and brought to you by Richard and Joe, yes, it’s time for Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense): Eunice Gayson, RIP Eunice Gayson, credited as the very first “Bond girl”, passed away at the age...

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