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    01 2014 September

    Grant Morrison Multiversity signing at FP Glasgow this week!

    Terrific treat for comic fans as the one and only Grant Morrison pays a very welcome return to Forbidden Planet Glasgow this week. On Friday 5th of September from 4pm Grant will be in the...

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    01 2014 September

    FPI Most Wanted – Comics Coming This Month – September 2014

    This is where your FPI Bloggers get together and tell you what it is that they’re looking forward to in the next couple of months. Essentially this could be the only shopping list you need....

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    01 2014 September

    Comics: the work of Jacky Fleming

    The Independent draws welcome attention to the work of veteran cartoonist Jacky Fleming. As the article notes Jacky has been creating clever works for three decades, starting back in her student days submitting work to...

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    01 2014 September

    The Weekly 2000AD Preview – Prog 1897

    A little later than usual, but hey…. here’s a preview of Prog 1896, out in the shops on the 3rd September....

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    01 2014 September

    Ronald Searle’s birds…

    Pretty much because I saw it and realised I’d not put some Searle before your eyes for a while… Here, from the ever brilliant Perpetua, the Ronald Searle blog are a couple of Searle’s birds;...

Terrific treat for comic fans as the one and only Grant Morrison pays a very welcome return to Forbidden Planet Glasgow this week. On Friday 5th of September from 4pm Grant will be in the Buchanan Street store to celebrate the launch of Multiversity and Annihilator. It’s never a bad day when you get to...

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This is where your FPI Bloggers get together and tell you what it is that they’re looking forward to in the next couple of months. Essentially this could be the only shopping list you need. This is not a fixed in stone list, in some cases the shipping dates will slip and move around. FPI...

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Comics: the work of Jacky Fleming

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Independent draws welcome attention to the work of veteran cartoonist Jacky Fleming. As the article notes Jacky has been creating clever works for three decades, starting back in her student days submitting work to Spare Rib. Jacky’s work frequently embodies some clever and on-the-nose social observations, especially about inequalities – the differences in the...

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The Weekly 2000AD Preview – Prog 1897

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

A little later than usual, but hey…. here’s a preview of Prog 1896, out in the shops on the 3rd September....

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Ronald Searle’s birds…

September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pretty much because I saw it and realised I’d not put some Searle before your eyes for a while… Here, from the ever brilliant Perpetua, the Ronald Searle blog are a couple of Searle’s birds; ‘The Outsider’ (1977) followed by the magnificently titled ‘Cretinous Owl utterly convinced that it is revered as a symbol of...

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The Weekly 2000AD: Prog 1896

August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gleen Fabry and Adam Brown on the cover. Now, it’s good. But there’s something really weird about that swordarm. I looked at it quickly when we got the image through to preview, but it was all a bit of a rush. So now I’ve had a chance to look closer and it’s plain wrong. Seriously....

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Art For Art’s Sake

August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Folks make comics, you read comics, think of us as the art dealers…....

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Art: Jack Kirby’s NFL….

August 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Start of the NFL season on Thursday, and yes, it’s not a ‘British’ sport, but it’s one I’ve personally loved for years. For years I made myself ridiculously tired staying up way too late for the Superbowl each year, but in the last couple of years I’ve discovered late night games on BBC, C4 and...

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The latest round up of the various comics, zines and related events coming up (caveat – this isn’t intended to be an exhaustive list, nor will it include individual store signings  etc etc). Any we’re missing? Let us know….....

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Webcomic Weekly is that thing I try to do where I’m determined to find, follow, highlight webcomics, whether they’re new or old, long or short, ongoing or finished. I simply don’t read enough webcomics, and frankly am sick of missing loads of great ones. So… kick up the backside, commit to a regular weekend feature....

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