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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...

Reviews: creepy scares in Hereditary

June 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hereditary, Directed by Ari Aster, Starring Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Psychological horror starring Toni Collette and Gabriel Bryne. A family is finding their grief difficult to cope with after their grandmother dies. Her daughter is emotionless after years of trying to deal with a secretive woman who had numerous mental health issues....

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Plastic Man #1, Gail Simone, Adriana Melo, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Simon Bowland, DC Comics (variant cover artwork by Amanda Conner and Dave Johnson) I’ve had a tremendous soft spot for Jack Cole’s Plas going right back to childhood, when I was knee-high to a Bat-Mite. A small, very dingey old store near the supermarket my parents...

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Maybe it’s because it’s too hot with summer coming, maybe summer’s not hot enough, maybe you have exams or maybe your in between jobs – you need comics. And so, here are three brand-spanking new online comics from the continent that you don’t even need to learn another language for. Kroatian cartoonist Darko Macan (Star...

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Reviews: high tension in Adrift

June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Adrift, Rob Boffard, Orbit Books (cover design by Charlotte Stroomer) With a history degree and little chance of going straight from college to a nice museum job, and reluctant to take a post with her oh-so-successful older sister or parents, Hannah has, like many a young undergrad or graduate, decided to travel and take on...

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I was at the launch for the programme for this summer’s Edinburgh International Book Festival just before the weekend, and as is now pretty traditional on here, I have been scouring through the (literally) hundreds of author events and workshops for adults and children to highlight some of the comics, science fiction and otherwise geek-interest...

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The Weekly 2000AD: Previewing Prog 2085

June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hitting the shelves Wednesday 13th June… here’s the 2000AD Prog 2085 Preview, all wrapped in a Cliff Robinson cover…...

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The Immortal Hulk issue 1 Story by Al Ewing, pencils by Joe Bennett, inks by Ruy Jose, colors by Paul Mounts, cover by Alex Ross I haven’t read a Hulk comic for many, many years. And oh boy, I picked a great comic to revisit the world of big green. Al Ewing and Joe Bennett...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #167

June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday, which means it’s time to have a whizz around the comic news, courtesy of Richard and Joe, and the weekly round up of news and links spotted over the last few days. Yes, time for more Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) …...

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Max Und Moritz prize awarded in Erlangen

June 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 18th International Comics Festival of Erlangen, Germany, which was held at the beginning of the month, also hosted the gala of the Max Und Moritz Price 2018, which was awarded in no less than nine categories.   Reinhard Kleist won the award for best cartoonist in the German language. Probably best known for his...

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Reviews: Ant-Man and the Wasp #1

June 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ant-Man and the Wasp #1, Mark Waid, Javier Garron, Israel Silva, Marvel Comics I must confess I’ve not read a lot of Ant-Man comics over the years, and I was among the doubters when Marvel announced the film a couple of years back, thinking ah, is this the moment where they stumble with a character...

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