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  • 20 2018 April

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #160

    Time once more for Joe and Richard to take a quick spin through all the comics news we’ve noticed this month…...

  • 19 2018 April

    Competitions: score some cool Deadpool 2 gear!

    We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are ruling the box office these days, some of them, let’s be honest, can be a bit too...

  • 19 2018 April

    The Hero With a Thousand Issues

    This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having...

  • 18 2018 April

    Edinburgh Comic Con

    (all photos from my Flickr, click to see the larger ones on Flickr) Over the weekend I was enjoying the 2018 Edinburgh Comic Con, again at the rather good venue in the city’s conference centre,...

  • 18 2018 April

    Happy birthday, Superman!

    Hard to believe, but one of the most iconic superheroes of all time is celebrating his eightieth birthday. As Action Comics hits the remarkable issue #1000 mark (an amazing run for any comic) we celebrate...

The eagerly anticipated sequel to the hit Pacific Rim, Pacific Rim: Uprising, hits UK cineams on March 23rd, directed by Steven S. DeKnight and starring Scott Eastwood, Adria Arjona, and Tian Jing. We have a chance, courtesy of Universal, for some uberfans to score a pair of tickets to the London Special Screening of Pacific...

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Bizarre Romance, Audrey Niffenegger and Eddie Campbell, Jonathan Cape “Now Blanche lies on the bed and waits to become a page in the book…” I would happily read any book from Audrey Niffenegger or Eddie Campbell, so you can imagine my delight when a book collaboration by both of them turned up in the Blogcave,...

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New FutureQuake Press this month

March 6, 2018 | 1 Comments

(Zarjaz #30 cover artwork by Dan Cornwell) This March sees UK indy press stable FutureQuake Press marking a bit of a milestone as their long-running 2000 AD fan comic reaches issue thirty. Hitting thirty issues is a pretty high water mark for any small press title, I reckon, but Zarjaz is more than a small...

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Lodgers, Directed by Brian O’Malley, Starring Charlotte Vega, David Bradley, Moe Dunford, Bill Milner, Deirdre O’Kane A supernatural tale set in Ireland in the early 1920s. A small Irish town is the home to two young siblings with a very dark secret. They are isolated from the rest of the town, living on their estate...

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The Weekly 2000AD: Previewing Prog 2071

March 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Out on the 7th March… the brand new Prog 2071. It’s all rather good…...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #153

March 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday… time for a little look see at all the comics news that Joe and Richard can throw your way with a new Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense)… enjoy....

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Reviews: the Monster Family

March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Monster Family, Directed by Holger Tappe, Starring Emily Watson, Jason Isaacs, Nick Frost, Jessica Brown Findlay, Celia Imrie, Catherine Tate The Wishbone Family are far from the happiness that mother Emma wishes they had. Emma is stressed trying to keep them together, husband Frank is so snowed under in work that when he gets home...

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Reviews: An Interview with a Vampire

February 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

An Interview with a Vampire, Jake Parappa Hainey Still trying to belatedly catch up on several rather neat small press mini-comics I picked up a wee while back at the Edinburgh Comic Art Festival, and this is another one which caught my roving eye and I had to pick up after a quick chat with...

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Punk’s Not Dead #1, David Barnett, Martin Simmonds, Aditya Bidikar, Dee Cunniffe, Black Crown/IDW Publishing (cover artwork by Bill Sienkiewicz) I am just old enough to remember punk, but also be a bit too young to really have totally understood it or gotten into it at the time. By the time I was a teen...

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The 2000AD Preview – Prog 2070

February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

I said it last week, I’ll say it again. The current lineup in 2000AD is superb. Everything is really hitting stride, all looks great. So… fancy a look inside?...

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