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  • 22 2018 June

    Reviews: the Secret of Marrowbone

    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...

  • 22 2018 June

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #169

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

  • 20 2018 June

    The Black Cat, The Snapper and the Gloomy Grin

    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...

  • 19 2018 June

    Previewing the 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special 2018

    (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,...

  • 18 2018 June

    Reviews: Love, life and art in Left

    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...

New Brecht Evens for September

May 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most colourful of current Flemish cartoonists (in all meanings of the word), Brecht Evens, has announced the publication of his next graphic novel, The City Of Belgium for the end of 2018, with an English-language edition planned for early 2019. Evens has worked more than two years on the book, resulting in more than...

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Reviews: The Grey Bastards

May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Grey Bastards, Jonathan French, Orbit Books (cover design by Larry Rostant & Duncan Spilling) The Grey Bastards from Jonathan French is a smoothly written adventure which is all too easy to devour in one long session. The blurb is not wrong when it recommends this novel to fans of Joe Abercrombie, and I’d go...

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Small Press Day is coming!

May 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Small Press Day returns to numerous locations throughtout the UK and Ireland on Saturday 7th of July. We’ve had a blast at previous events, celebrating some great local Indy comickers, and again some of our stores will be taking part. We’re still waiting on more information from some, but FP Glasgow and FP Dublin have...

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FP Hanley relaunch this weekend!

May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Stoke area peeps, our store in Hanley has been undergoing a refit and upgrade, and will be having a relaunch to celebrate their new, improved swankiness this weekend, with special offers and prizes and other goodies on Saturday 26th May!...

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Solo: A Star Wars Story, Directed by Ron Howard, Starring Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Joonas Suotamo, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Paul Bettany It’s the origin story from the Galaxy far, far away, of one of the coolest characters and how he became the scruffy looking nerf herder and scoundrel that we...

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The latest entry in James Wan and Oren Peli’s delightfully creepy Insidious series of horror movies, The Last Key, arrives on Blu-Ray, DVD and digital download, so you can scare your pants off in the comfort of your own home (or hide behind the sofa in the time-honoured tradition!), boasting a bunch of extras, including...

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The Weekly 2000AD: Previewing Prog 2082

May 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hitting the shelves of your local comic shop on Weds 23rd May, the latest Prog, packed with thrill-power! And all behind a bloody gorgeous cover by Jimmy Broxton…...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) # 164

May 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday, time to get ready for the weekend and settle down for a taste of this week’s comics news, as seen by Joe and Richard. Enjoy the latest Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) …...

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Death of a pop artist

May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The death of Norwegian pop artist and cartoonist Hariton Pushwagner (real name Terje Brofos) hardly made waves on the global media, but his work deserves at least some attention. His most famous book, Soft City, was only published forty years after completion, and it depicts a society that is directed by consumption and distraction. People...

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Reviews: the Possession Experiment

May 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Possession Experiment, Directed by Scott B. Hansen, Starring Chris Minor, Jake Brinn, Nicky Jasper Exorcism Horror. When a college student with a strange obsession with the occult decides to do his final project by offering his body to a demon to possess, he causes a chain of events that leads to his downfall. There...

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