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I was at the launch for the programme for this summer’s Edinburgh International Book Festival just before the weekend, and as is now pretty traditional on here, I have been scouring through the (literally) hundreds...

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Yesterday I was at the launch for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival programme, and have been happily thumbing through the programme to pick out some of the SF&F and comics-related events of special interest...

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Peeps, don’t forget this weekend is the first Edinburgh Comic Art Festival (ECAF), taking place on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th November at the excellent Summerhall (great arts hub and studios in the buildings of...

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This morning I was at the launch for the programme for the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival and, as is now fairly traditional on here, I’ve been scanning through the huge programme – over eight...

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Comics: a wee knitted Oor Wullie

November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Well Whoever is this? It can only be one of the longest-running comics characters from Scotland, Oor Wullie! I spotted this rather fetching wee knitted plush of Oor Wullie in the window of the gift...

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The Hot 100

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The List magazine is a bit of a cultural institution in Scotland, the essential what’s on guide for Edinburgh and Glasgow (like Time Out for London), covering everything from bands gigging in pubs to major...

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Time for a reminder that Dundee has the delights of the regular Dee-Con coming up this very weekend – something to look forward to over the Easter holiday weekend (and a way to burn off...

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Upcoming: Auchinawa!

October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Auchinawa, the Scottish festival with a strong Japanese culture theme (from cosplay to games to manga to anime, sports, J-pop and more!) returns next month, running from November 14th to the 16th in Glasgow at...

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A reminder for Glasgow peeps! The Indy comic Saltire (available in our Scottish stores) has been proving very popular, and now with a new book on the way this autumn, Saltire: Annihilation, we’re celebrating –...

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A reminder for Edinburgh peeps! The Indy comic Saltire (available in our Scottish stores) has been proving very popular, and now with a new book on the way this autumn, Saltire: Annihilation, we’re having launches...

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