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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #130

September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, it’s that time of week again when we post up some news and links we spotted over the last few days: Lovely portrait of the late, great Harry Dean Stanon by the excellent Bill...

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Best selling book in Belgium is a comic

September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Boek.be, the Flemish trade organisation for the book production and book selling business, has published its yearly figures on book sales in Flanders (which, if you don’t know, is the Dutch speaking part of Belgium,...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense #129)

September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Friday again? Must be time for Richard and Joe to take you through just a few of the comics related tales we’ve seen this past week…...

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Slugfest: Inside the Epic 50-year Battle Between marvel & DC, Reed Tucker, Sphere Growing up as a comics reader there was often a dividing line for many – are you DC or Marvel? Personally, even...

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Princess of Blood (Book Two of the God Fragments), Tom Lloyd, Gollancz (cover artwork by Jon McCoy) Stranger of Tempest was one of my top five books of 2016 (reviewed here), and right from the...

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It, Directed by Andy Muschietti, Starring Bill SkarsgÄrd, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis The Stephen King book which terrified fifteen-year old me is moved to 1989, with a group of bullied...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #127

September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, it’s that time of the week for Richard and Joe to post up some of the links and news spotted over the last few days: How about some nice news to start us off?...

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Over the last week and a bit I’ve been enjoying some time off and my annual sojourn at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the largest public literary event on the planet – this year boasting...

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Reviews: life after humans – Sea of Rust

August 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sea Of Rust C. Robert Cargill, Gollancz Mankind was dead, to begin with there is no doubt whatever about that. I paraphrase Charles Dickens there in his opening to that other great science fiction &...

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Brian Aldiss, RIP

August 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Currently enjoying the energy at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, happily wallowing in books and graphic novel events and creators, I was suddenly pulled out of that warm festival mood by the sad news that...

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