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Reviews: Carrie & Rufus – Apocalypse, wow

March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carrie & Rufus, Ben Hennessy Highly recommended is the name if the game around here, and last year when I saw sample pages of Carrie and Rufus by Ben Hennessy at Thought Bubble, I was...

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Reviews: the Cats That Stared and Video Games

February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Cats That Stared, Claire Hubbard I picked up a pile of small press comics at the first Edinburgh Comics Art Festival (there’s a report and some pics on the fest here), but various things...

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Reviews: Modern Slorance – the Berlin Issue

November 30, 2016 | 1 Comments

Modern Slorance: the Berlin Issue, Neil Slorance “Travel, Romance, Sandwiches!” As regular readers will already know, I am quite partial to a slice of Slorance, a modern comics delicacy in Scotland, and I tend to...

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Edinburgh Comic Art Festival

November 29, 2016 | 1 Comments

Over the weekend of the 26th and 27th of November the very first Edinburgh Comic Art Festival (ECAF) took place in Summerhall, once the old Royal Dick Veterinary School’s buildings, now one of the festival...

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Reviews: Unfamiliar Skies

September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Unfamiliar Skies, Sam Webster For the longest time, the comics publishing game has been very strictly delineated between the few major publishers and all the rest who self-publish at their own expense and hope they’ll...

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Modern Slorance, Neil Slorance, Self published I’m always happy when Neil Slorance has a new mini-comic out, I’ve enjoyed them ever since picking up some of his travel/bio comics a few years ago (Amateur Astronomer...

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Fellow comic lovers, remember this weekend (Saturday 9th July) is Small Press Day across the UK, with many comics stores across the land celebrating our vibrant and diverse small press comics and zine scene. We’ve...

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Comics: Small Press Day in Glasgow!!!

June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

We’ve mentioned the upcoming Small Press Day on here already, a series of events happening all around the country on Saturday 9th of July. The Forbidden Planet Dublin crew have already announced a cracking plan...

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Broken Frontier Small Press Yearbook 2016, Edited by Andy Oliver (cover art for the BF Small Press Yearbook 2016 by Danny Noble; header art by Alice Urbino) If you’ve never heard of it, Broken Frontier...

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Reminder: Dungeon Fun in FP Edinburgh this weekend!

September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

A wee reminder that this coming Sunday the excellent Colin Bell and Neil Slorance will be trekking eastwards to do a Dungeon Fun signing session in FP Edinburgh! We have absolutely loved Dungeon Fun on here, as...

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