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Here we go then, another spin around The Phoenix Comic. Now, for those of you perhaps not in the know, The Phoenix is a childrens comic I’ve been telling you all about since the very...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 234

July 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Time once more for a quick peruse of the best childrens’ comic out there (in my humble opinion)…. it’s our regular look at The Phoenix…. Oooh… Tamsin and the Dark by Neill Cameron and Kate...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 233

June 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

This issue’s cover is by Fred Fordham, a suitably moody atmospheric piece from The Adventures Of John Blake: The Mystery Of The Ghost Ship. Inside, the John Blake strip by Philip Pullman and Fred Fordham...

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The Phoenix Weekender Catch Up Time

June 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another week of catch up here with The Phoenix Weekender, where I take a little look see at the last three weeks of a great comic, full of a great variety of strips, from madcap...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 227

May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Another weekend comes round, another Phoenix drops through the letterbox, packed full of a load of variety, great art, great stories. And all behind this teaser of a cover…. Oh yes, just what is the...

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It’s a Shakespearean celebration this issue, with the Bard taking over as guest editor and featuring throughout the comic, including that cracking front cover by Adam Murphy. But as good as the front cover is,...

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Oh, so many children are going to be so very happy with this. Neill Cameron and Kate Brown’s Tamsin is such a wonderful, wonderful character. In Tamsin and the Deep we saw her discover magic...

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The Phoenix Weekender… catch up edition

April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ooops…. you know I genuinely always mean to do these weekly right? Bad me. Bad me. Anyway, here we go with the last few weeks of Phoenix Comic goodness…. issues 220 and 221…. As always,...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 214

February 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Love that cover… bizarre creatures flying out to meet you. It’s all part of a great feature called The Cambrian Explosion by Graham Baker Smith that fills the middle pages and more of this week’s...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Christmas edition….

December 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Well, I’ve been remiss these last few weeks and have managed to miss a month of Phoenixes! I did plan to do them all in one go, scanned loads of great artwork in and had...

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