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  • 25 2018 June

    The Weekly 2000AD Preview – Prog

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

  • 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,...

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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Reviews: Record of a Spaceborn Few

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Record of a Spaceborn Few, Becky Chambers, Hodder & Stoughton Not since Steven Erikson published the last of the Malazan Books of the Fallen have I been this excited for a new title. With the depth of the love I have for “The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet” and “A Closed and Common...

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In memoriam William Vance

May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Monday, May 14th, Dargaud publishing director Yves Schlirf announced on Twitter that William Vance had died, “that old lion”. Vance, born William Van Cutsem in 1935 was a celebrated Belgian comics artist, and was internationally probably best known for the series XIII that he created together with Jean Van Hamme and which still counts...

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Deadpool 2, Directed by David Leitch Starring Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Josh Brolin, Zazie Beetz, Brianna Hildebrand, TJ Miller The sequel to Deadpool sees our hero facing a tragedy that will change his life. Wade Wilson, aka Deadpool, is still a mercenary, but seemingly going after only the bad boys of the world, and still...

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Autonomous, Annalee Newitz, Orbit Books (cover design by Will Staehl) I’m sure many of you are familiar with Annelee Newitz’s name, being the co-founder of the major SF site IO9 among many other hats she wears. To that hatstand we can now add science fiction novelist with this, her debut from Orbit Books. An oh...

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The Weekly 2000AD: Previewing Prog 2081

May 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The latest 2000AD Prog hits the shelves of your favourite UK comic shop on the 16th May. Featuring a great done in one Dredd and two new tales. Here’s the skinny on what’s inside…...

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The Monthly Megazine Preview… Meg 396

May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s been too long since my last confession Megazine Preview. Apologies! But I’m back with Megazine 396, full of some absolutely great 2000AD strips and on the shelves on 16th May. Highlights have to be the finale of not just the latest Dredd Movieverse storyline, but the end of the Dredd Movieverse comics full stop. Arthur Wyatt, Alex...

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Deadpool 2 hits cinemas later this week, so here’s wee reminder that we have a competition running to win some collectable Deadpool 2 swag, and there’s still time for you to enter and try your luck! We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are ruling...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) # 163

May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday, which means it’s a fine time to settle down and let Richard and Joe to give you the rundown on the whole comics news from last week…...

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Reviews: Anon

May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Anon, Directed by Andrew Niccol, Starring Clive Owen, Afiya Bennett, Morgan Allen, Amanda Seyfried, Rachael Roberts, Jeffrey Men A science fiction tale set in a world where we get real time information on people and places just by looking at them. When a detective sees a girl walking down the street and yet has no...

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