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  • 12 2017 December

    Reviews: may the Force be with us – The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Directed by Rian Hughes, Starring Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Gwendoline Christie, Carrie Fisher, Domhnall Gleeson, OScar Isaacs FInally it arrives, the movie so many of us...

  • 12 2017 December

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – here’s the 2000AD Christmas Prog….

    Oh yes, another sign that Christmas is right around the corner… the annual 2000AD Christmas Special, 100 pages of thrill power available right now at your local comic shop. Under that rather tasty cover from Staz...

  • 12 2017 December

    Reviews: The Curios of the Paper Moon

    The Curios of the Paper Moon, Kat Hall, One Little Apple Kat Hall’s charming fantasy The Curios of Paper Moon is available as a regularly updated webcomic, but I must confess I hadn’t come across it...

  • 08 2017 December

    Reviews: Better Watch Out

    Better Watch Out, Directed by Chris Peckover, Starring Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould, Aleks Mikic, Dacre Montgomery, Virginia Madsen In a quiet suburban house two parents are going to their annual Christmas party, leaving...

  • 08 2017 December

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #141

    Yes, it’s Friday again and that means time for our weekly Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) column, where Richard and Joe round up some of the news and links spotted over the last few days and...

Reviews: horror in Russia – The Body Tree

November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Body Tree, Directed by Thomas Dunn, Starring Erica Dasher, Emma Dumont, Kyle Jones, Ivanna Sakhno, Gene Farber, Costa Ronin A group of American students travel to rural Russia, a year after one of their friends was murdered. They are there under the invite of the dead girl’s family, to attend a traditional folk ritual...

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Alex’s audio round up

November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Alex Fitch, the man with the roving microphone, to fill us in on his latest show – and this week it’s a special on one of our favourite UK Indy publishers, Myriad Editions. As ever for more details and links to podcasts of previous shows, check out the Panel Borders site: Panel...

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Reviews: Rich goes blue for Rogue Trooper

October 31, 2017 | 1 Comments

Rogue Trooper Redux, Rebellion When Rebellion bought 2000 AD, most of us gamers anticipated a raft of computer games based on the many decades worth of amazing characters in the long-running sci-fi comic. First out of the gate was Dredd Vs Death in 2003. While it was good fun to play as Old Stoney Face,...

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In April of this year we lost one of our most gifted and influential creators in the rich heritage of British comics, Leo Baxendale, passing away at the age of eighty-six. Or I should say physical age – I had the enormous good fortune to count Leo as a friend, and to swap emails with...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #135

October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s Friday once more, and that means time for our weekly, quick-hit round up of news and links we spotted over the last few days: One of our favourite creative teams, Metaphrog, have a cool-sounding event coming up soon: The Dark Side of Fairy Tales Exhibition at the Glad Cafe on Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow on...

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Magritte: This is not a Biography, Vincent Zabus, Thomas Campi, SelfMadeHero SelfMadeHero’s exellent Art Masters series continues with this look at one of the great kings of Surrealism, Rene Magritte, and appropriately enough this does not take the regular biographical format. Which is, I think, quite the correct approach – an artist with a body...

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Smurfs on a plane!

October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

For a few years now, Belgian air service provider Brussels Airlines has honored iconic Belgian images with an unique airplane design. In the past, the works of surrealist painter René Magritte have graced one of BA’s A320s, while another one was turned into the flying equivalent of Tintin’s shark submarine from Red Rackham’s Treasure. This...

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Reviews: Ann Leckie returns with Provenance

October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Provenance, Ann Leckie, Orbit Books Ann Leckie’s Ancillary Justice seemed to come out of nowhere and conquered all before it, scooping the Arthur C Clarke, the Hugo and the Nebula awards among others, and for my own part it (and the following two books in her Radch trilogy) made my annual Best of the Year...

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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Volume 2, M.R. James, adapted by Leah Moore, John Reppion, Al Davison, George Kambadais, Abigail Larson, Meghan Hetrick SelfMadeHero Autumn winds blow, shaking the remaining leaves off the trees, the temperature drops, and the nights stretch out towards the direction of winter, darkness falling earlier every night – the ideal...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #134

October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

And yes, it is again Friday and that means time for our weekly Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) round up of news and links we’ve spotted over the last few days: It’s thirty years since Arnie’s special ops soldier Dutch battled the Predator, along the way launching a cult sci-fi franchise that has become hugely popular,...

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