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European Comics Festivals in September

August 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

After the long half-sleep of the summer months, the comics world traditionally comes back to life in September, when the school year starts again, publishers of all kinds vie for the attention of the public,...

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Stuff ( & Possibly Nonsense) #125

August 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

And once again it’s that time of the week for a quick round up of news and links that Richard and Joe spotted over the last few days: The annual Worldcon, science fiction’s biggest bash,...

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Le petit Nicolas in comics

August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

René Goscinny is without a doubt one of the absolute giants of Eurocomics. He was the writer of two of the best known series (Astérix and Lucky Luke), but also one of the founders of...

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All hands on deck for Spirou

August 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

In 2018 France and Belgium will celebrate a remarkable eighty years of Spirou. Spir-who? Spirou, created in 1938 by Rob-Vel for Dupuis, would become one of the two seminal characters of Franco- Belgian comics, and not...

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Awards: the Hugos have been announced

August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend the annual Worldcon took place, and that means the prestigious Hugo Awards were announced, one of the major landmarks in world science fiction and fantasy, taking in novels, novellas, editors, short stories, film,...

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Comics magazine kuš, which is based in Latvia but very internationally focused, has just published its 29th issue, and with that is celebrating ten years of bringing experimental comics to the masses. The magazine was...

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Reviews: blood will flow in Redlands

August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Redlands #1, Jordie Bellaire, Vanesa R Del Rey, Clayton Cowles, Image Comics There has been a bit of buzz among readers and our own staff about the first issue of Redlands landing this week, so...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #124

August 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Yep, it’s that time of week again, when Richard and Joe scoop up some of the interesting stories, news and links spotted over the last few days: The new Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, gave her first...

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Reviews: Hellboy returns with Secret Nature

August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hellboy and the BPRD: Secret Nature, Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Shawn Martinbrough, Dave Stewart, Dark Horse Comics It is never a bad day when there’s a new issue of Hellboy to be read! On racks...

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Rotterdam comics museum closes its doors

August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

A little while ago we reported on the Dutch election of their first Cartoonist Laureate, but the status of comics in the Netherlands is not all roses, sadly. Only last year, a new comics museum...

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