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  • 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...

  • 24 2017 March

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #104

    Here we go, it’s comics news round-up time…....

  • 23 2017 March

    Reviews: the diaper-in-chief – Boss Baby

    The Boss Baby, Directed by Tom McGrath, Starring Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin, Eric Bell Jr., Tobey Maguire, Lisa Kudrow Alec Baldwin, the enduring Baldwin, is The Boss Baby. At the baby-led BabyCorp they are...

  • 22 2017 March

    Reviews: Carrie & Rufus – Apocalypse, wow

    Carrie & Rufus, Ben Hennessy Highly recommended is the name if the game around here, and last year when I saw sample pages of Carrie and Rufus by Ben Hennessy at Thought Bubble, I was...

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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