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Cumming joins Spider-Man musical

June 30, 2009 | 2 Comments

Scots actor Alan Cumming has joined the cast of the Spider-Man musical, Turn Off the Dark, where he will be playing Spidey’s nemesis Norman Osborn, better known as the Green Goblin. “He has such range...

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The mean streets of San Diablo

June 30, 2009 | 2 Comments

Regular readers will know that the Act-i-vate webcomics collective is one of my favourites, home to some excellent creators and its worth reminding anyone who hasn’t had a look recently that there’s an added reason...

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Eurocomics heroes are seldom superheroes, and the lack of capes, powers and similar visual Sturm Und Drang have quite often deemed hem less suitable for a general audience film, much unlike X-Men, Spider-Man or Hellboy. ...

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Batman And Robin #1 Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely DC Comics I’ve been a little down on Grant Morrison’s work lately. Not that I’ve really read that much. It’s just that his whole DC continuity...

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The Picture Of Dorian Gray

May 26, 2009 | 3 Comments

The Picture Of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde. Adaptation by Ian Edginton and Ian Culbard. Published by Self Made Hero. Another near perfect adaptation from Self Made Hero. Just like the Dr Jekyll and Mr...

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Pandora’s Box – Volume 1 – Pride by Alcante and Didier Pagot. Published by Cinebook Cinebook is a British publisher specialising in English language reprints of European/Foreign Language material. Most people reading this will be...

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Coraline by Neil Gaiman, with illustrations by Dave McKean    (Two versions of Coraline: The movie tie-in cover and the Dave McKean cover) We first started to read Coraline a few years ago, but Molly...

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Red Plastic

February 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

Regular readers will know I’ve been seriously enjoying the short, usually semi autobiographical comics in Smithmag’s Next Door Neighbor series (edited by the fine chap who is Dean Haspiel). The latest tale, Red Plastic, is...

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The Essential Dykes To Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel published by Random House. When Fun Home was released to near universal acclaim a few years ago it was easy to overlook that Alison Bechdel...

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The Sands of Sarasvati

December 16, 2008 | 1 Comments

The Sands of Sarasvati Based on the novel by Risto Isomäki, Adapted by Petri Tolppanen, illustrated by Jussi Kaakinen, Translated from Finnish by Lola Rogers and Owen F Witesman, Published by Tammi Until recently I...

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