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  • 26 2018 April

    Short but sweet

    If you didn’t see Thor: Ragnarok in the cinema in the Netherlands, you probably missed out on a sweet little extra that was only shown there. Kort maar Krachtig (Short but Sweet) is a high octane...

  • 26 2018 April

    Reviews: the Avengers assemble for Infinity War

    Avengers: Infinity War, Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo Starring Karen Gillan, Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Tom Holland, Zoe Saldana, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch,...

  • 25 2018 April

    Director’s Commentary: David Ziggy Greene talks Times Like These

    We’ve been big fans of David Ziggy Greene‘s work for a few years on the blog. His regular Scene & Heard strip in stalwart thorn in the establishment side journal Private Eye takes elements of...

  • 24 2018 April

    The City and the City

    I went to the City and the City preview followed by question and answer session, nearly a month ago now, and of course waited, I wanted to describe how impressed I was, how captivated and...

  • 24 2018 April

    Comics – More details for this year’s ELCAF announced

    We’ve already posted that this year’s ELCAF – the East London Comic Art Festival – will take place across the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of June this summer, but now Nobrow’s Angela has been in...

Short but sweet

April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t see Thor: Ragnarok in the cinema in the Netherlands, you probably missed out on a sweet little extra that was only shown there. Kort maar Krachtig (Short but Sweet) is a high octane take on all the cliché and tropes of the fantasy adventure genre, with a sword in a stone, a wizard,...

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Avengers: Infinity War, Directed by Anthony and Joe Russo Starring Karen Gillan, Elizabeth Olsen, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Tom Holland, Zoe Saldana, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Chadwick Boseman The third Avengers film takes up directly after the events at the end of Thor: Ragnarok, as Thanos...

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We’ve been big fans of David Ziggy Greene‘s work for a few years on the blog. His regular Scene & Heard strip in stalwart thorn in the establishment side journal Private Eye takes elements of both cartooning and journalism and combines them to give a different and very accessible view on current events, covering all...

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The City and the City

April 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I went to the City and the City preview followed by question and answer session, nearly a month ago now, and of course waited, I wanted to describe how impressed I was, how captivated and taken with the first episode, but I was worried I would spoil it for you, so I waited until it...

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We’ve already posted that this year’s ELCAF – the East London Comic Art Festival – will take place across the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of June this summer, but now Nobrow’s Angela has been in touch to fill us in on the details which were announced this week, and it looks like another cracking festival:...

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Reviews: From Distant Stars

April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

From Distant Stars, Sam Peters, Gollancz From Darkest Skies was a strong mystery story set in a well fleshed-out, instantly immersive, sci-fi world. It felt like season one of a good, mid-budget television show – character-driven, compelling, but with enough glimpses of a bigger picture to see how far it could go. From Distant Stars...

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The Weekly 2000AD – Previewing Prog 2078

April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prog 2078 is out in your local comic shop and maybe even your local newsagent on the 25th April…. here’s what’s inside to tempt you…...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #160

April 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Time once more for Joe and Richard to take a quick spin through all the comics news we’ve noticed this month…...

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We loved the Deadpool movie – much as we are adoring the wave of superhero flicks that are ruling the box office these days, some of them, let’s be honest, can be a bit too stuffy. Not so Deadpool, which kicked the genre with good-natured (but bad language!) in its spandex-clad bottom, and it looked...

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The Hero With a Thousand Issues

April 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

This week saw a remarkable milestone as Action Comics celebrated its thousandth issue. A thousand issues since a certain man of steel debuted on that cover, taking on hoods, thugs, gangsters, anyone who thought having power and a will to use it for their own ends. Superman, of course, would go on to become perhaps...

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