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    28 2016 August

    Art For Art’s Sake

    Art time again….....

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    26 2016 August

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #75

    Time again for our weekly quick-hit new and links round up: The shortlist for the annual Ignatz Awards were announced recently, and it is a smorgasbord of top Indy comics talent (and how nice to...

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    26 2016 August

    Comics: Tom Gauld at the Edinburgh Book Fest

    I had the pleasure of chairing Tom Gauld‘s event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival earlier this week. After we’d introduced ourselves Tom gave a terrific short reading (with sound effects – “ping!”) and slideshow...

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    25 2016 August

    Reviews: Purge – Election Year

    The Purge: Election Year, Directed by James DeMonaco, Starring Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson The third part in the grizzly horror series where for one night each year you are allowed to commit any...

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    25 2016 August

    From our continental correspondent – Flemish gay comic shocks Columbia

    It was a strange morning for Flemish creator Tom Bouden earlier this week, when internet contacts alerted him of the fact that he was the subject of a heated controversy in Columbia, on the other...

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Art For Art’s Sake

August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Art time again….....

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #75

August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Time again for our weekly quick-hit new and links round up: The shortlist for the annual Ignatz Awards were announced recently, and it is a smorgasbord of top Indy comics talent (and how nice to see young Tillie Walden featuring! Well done, Tillie!): Outstanding Artist Daniel Clowes for Patience Ryan Heshka for Mean Girls Club...

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Comics: Tom Gauld at the Edinburgh Book Fest

August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

I had the pleasure of chairing Tom Gauld‘s event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival earlier this week. After we’d introduced ourselves Tom gave a terrific short reading (with sound effects – “ping!”) and slideshow from his forthcoming new graphic novel from Drawn & Quarterly, Mooncop (which having had an advance peek at I highly...

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Reviews: Purge – Election Year

August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Purge: Election Year, Directed by James DeMonaco, Starring Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mykelti Williamson The third part in the grizzly horror series where for one night each year you are allowed to commit any crime, which includes murder, in order to purge your hate and violence from you, is fitting into the current situation...

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It was a strange morning for Flemish creator Tom Bouden earlier this week, when internet contacts alerted him of the fact that he was the subject of a heated controversy in Columbia, on the other side of the globe. In Columbia the rumour had spread that a new sexual education curriculum would use Bouden’s 2015...

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Books: The Arthur C Clarke Award

August 24, 2016 | 1 Comments

Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Children of Time (published by Tor), has won this year’s Arthur C Clarke Award, the most prestigious UK prize for literary science fiction. “Children of Time has a universal scale and sense of wonder reminiscent of the novels of Sir Arthur C. Clarke himself, combined with one of the best science fictional extrapolations...

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Dublin Comic Con Report

August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dublin Comic Con – Convention Centre Dublin, 6th and 7th of August 2016 You know when you board a plane in London, bound for Dublin, and people are wearing the trappings and paraphernalia of comics fandom, that you are amongst friends. A cursory question confirmed the shared destination and suddenly it’s as if there is...

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In 1991 Bonelli, the most prominent comics publisher in Italy, started a new series to complement its Westerns series, like Tex and Zagor, or the modern mysteries of Dylan Dog. Nathan Never would be its first science fiction series, and it was created by Bepi Vigna, Antonio Serra and Michele Medda. Heavily influenced by movies like Blade Runner,...

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An Olympic offer from Forbidden Planet!

August 22, 2016 | 2 Comments

We are celebrating the amazing number of medals won by team GB with our own little Gold, Silver and Bronze medal haul. Customers have the chance to win their own medals! We have matched the total amount of team GB medals with our own “money off” medal vouchers, so that’s 27 Gold, 23 Silver and...

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The annual Hugo Awards, one of the big events in science fiction, were announced over the weekend at the Worldcon, this year the MidAmeriCon III held in Kansas City. Last year and again this year there were worries about the odious Sad Puppies and their ilk who again tried to game the system to promote...

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