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Grandville: Force Majeure, Bryan Talbot, Jonathan Cape (UK) Dark Horse (N America) To say I’ve been looking forward to this book for some time is an understatement – Bryan was kind enough to show me...

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Grandville: Noel, Bryan Talbot, Jonathan Cape The fourth album of Bryan Talbot’s magnificent Grandville series arrives from Cape (just in time for you to add to your Christmas “I-Want” list). Each of the preceding three...

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  One of the most wonderfully imaginative and visually ravishing tales to come out of 2000 AD recently has been Ian Edginton and Ian Culbard‘s astonishing Brass Sun. Serialised in the weekly 2000 AD it...

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(the secret to preparing for a good signing session, get a good cuppa first!) Yesterday saw a very welcome return visit from the charming Bruce Boxleitner, much loved in science fiction circles for his roles...

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Upcoming: Steampunk Modeller Three

August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

From our friends at the popular Sci-Fi and Fantasy Modeller comes volume three in a special spin-off series: Steampunk Modeller. Even for ten thumbed numpties like me who can barely glue an Airfix kit to...

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Theatre: a Note of Dischord

August 1, 2013 | 1 Comments

It’s Edinburgh in August and that means the frantically vibrant craziness of the world’s biggest arts festival (seriously, it is bonkers here in August, there’s nothing quite like it). Edinburgh University-based Theatre Paradok tells us...

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Reviews: Clockwerx

July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Clockwerx, Jean-Baptiste Hostache, Jason Henderson, Tony Salvaggio, Izu Humanoids Wapping Harbour, London, 1899, when the city was still one of the greatest ports in the world and the Thames a sea of masts. But something...

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When Matt Gibbs was kind enough to let me read an advance copy of Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose‘s then-upcoming graphic novel from Improper Books, Porcelain, I fell in love with it instantly. There are...

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We’re always partial to a bit of Steampunk – or in this case, being inter-war years it is more DieselPunk – and this sounds like it could be an interesting project: The Amazing Adventures of...

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Porcelain: a Gothic Fairy Tale Benjamin Read, Chris Wildgoose Improper Books I had my first glimpse of Porcelain towards the end of last year when Improper Books’ Matt Gibbs was kind enough to give us...

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