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Yes, we’re back to the special FPI Desert Island for a new season of comic making castaways. The rules are very simple; take one comic person, set them the task of picking their favourite 8...

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(Andy Diggle and Sean Phillips signing in Edinburgh, pic from my Flickr, click for larger images) Over the weekend it was the annual Free Comic Book Day, this year rather splendidly it happened to also...

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Ian Rankin talks Dark Entries

June 24, 2011 | 1 Comments

Leon Hawthorne talks to bestselling novelist and lifelong comics fan Ian Rankin about his graphic novel debut, Dark Entries: Ian Rankin from LEON HAWTHORNE on Vimeo....

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Ian Rankin writes for new Clint

March 2, 2011 | 2 Comments

(Ian Rankin signing Dark Entries in the Edinburgh Forbidden Planet, pic from my Flickr) Bestselling crime author and longtime comics fan Ian Rankin has turned his hand to comics writing once more. As regular readers...

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Ian Rankin and Andy Diggle at Lancaster Lit Fest

September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Ian Rankin and Andy Diggle will be discussing comics writing during the Lancaster Literary Festival next month. The pair will be appearing on Thursday 21st of October (details here); the Lancaster Literary Festival runs from...

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Bastille Day

July 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

Since today is the 14th of July (le quatorze Juillet), which marks the FĂȘte Nationale – more commonly known as Bastille Day in the Anglophone world – we thought that was a perfect excuse (not...

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Best of the Year: Ian Rankin’s selection

December 22, 2009 | 0 Comments

Today’s blog guest for the Best of the Year was also a recent guest in our Edinburgh store where he signed copies of his debut graphic novel, Dark Entries. Creator of the internationally bestselling Inspector...

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More Ian Rankin pics

December 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Photographer Kenny Mathieson took some great shots of Amanda Palmer when she was delighting fans in our Edinburgh store during the Festival and was kind enough to share some with us; Kenny also swung by...

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Ian Rankin signing in Edinburgh

December 11, 2009 | 0 Comments

We had the pleasure of hosting bestselling author Ian Rankin in the Edinburgh Forbidden Planet last night, signing copies of his debut graphic novel Dark Entries, which sees John Constantine involved in a demonic reality...

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For readers in and around Edinburgh, remember tomorrow evening we have bestselling author Ian Rankin coming in to sign copies of his comics debut Dark Entries from 5 to 7pm on our branch in Southbridge,...

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