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    30 2014 July

    Review: Ricky Rouse

    Ricky Rouse Has a Gun  By Jörg Tittel and John Aggs SelfMadeHero We previewed this a while back based on the 33-page downloadable preview through the Ricky Leaks website. And what I saw in that 33-pages was the...

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    30 2014 July

    Comics: One Man Manic Monologue

    Electric Sheep, which has carried a number of very cool reviews of films in comics form before, has a cracking strip up by Chris Doherty: One Man Manic Monologue, a potted comics history of the...

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    30 2014 July

    Comics: Stan Lee talking at the London Film & Comic Con

    The mighty Stan Lee’s talk from the recent London Film and Comic-Con has been posted up on YouTube – Stan is on great form, noting with a grin that Steven Spielberg once told him they...

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    29 2014 July

    Reviews: We’re Lost In Music…

    Metroland Issue 1 Ricky Miller, Julia Scheele, Rebecca Strickson, Jazz Greenhill Avery Hill Publishing The saga of Metroland is long, involved, complicated and as yet unfinished, loaded with a potential it’s struggled to deliver thus...

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    29 2014 July

    From our continental correspondent – Lady Mafia fights Violence against women

    The Summer Special issue of the Italian noir comic, Lady Mafia, which was published some two weeks ago by Cuore Noir Edizioni, focuses on a real life problem that affects many people on a daily basis...

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Review: Ricky Rouse

July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ricky Rouse Has a Gun  By Jörg Tittel and John Aggs SelfMadeHero We previewed this a while back based on the 33-page downloadable preview through the Ricky Leaks website. And what I saw in that 33-pages was the beginnings of an excellent action comedy with a major undercurrent of political satire alongside a sizable swipe at mass Western...

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Comics: One Man Manic Monologue

July 30, 2014 | 1 Comments

Electric Sheep, which has carried a number of very cool reviews of films in comics form before, has a cracking strip up by Chris Doherty: One Man Manic Monologue, a potted comics history of the career of the one and only Dennis Hopper in comics form, to coincide with a retrospective on Hopper’s work currently...

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The mighty Stan Lee’s talk from the recent London Film and Comic-Con has been posted up on YouTube – Stan is on great form, noting with a grin that Steven Spielberg once told him they did the same thing, except his pictures moved, before adding “that was before we went into movies.”  ...

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Reviews: We’re Lost In Music…

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Metroland Issue 1 Ricky Miller, Julia Scheele, Rebecca Strickson, Jazz Greenhill Avery Hill Publishing The saga of Metroland is long, involved, complicated and as yet unfinished, loaded with a potential it’s struggled to deliver thus far. Read on with pleasure, but I’ll spoiler the review right here… in 20-pages Miller and Scheele see all that...

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The Summer Special issue of the Italian noir comic, Lady Mafia, which was published some two weeks ago by Cuore Noir Edizioni, focuses on a real life problem that affects many people on a daily basis : violence against women and stalking in particular. The main story in the issue, Angelica (by Pietro Favorito and Luca Cicchitti),...

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Jean Depelley is busy working with others on not one but two exhibitions on the great Jack “King” Kirby which will be exhibited at Angoulême. Jean tells us the first exhibition, organised by Urban Comics (French publisher of DC titles) is scheduled for the 2015 edition of the Angoulême Festival in January and will include around “120...

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Our own Hannah Chapman alerts us to an upcoming comics bash being organised by Breakdown Press: the Safari Festival. Taking place on August 30th from 11am to 6pm it is a free event celebrating the best in Indy comics from the UK and further afield in Studio 2, a gallery space belonging to creative agency...

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Alex’s audio round up

July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of week when Alex Fitch updates us on his latest shows; as ever check the Panel Borders site for more details and also to explore a whole pile of previous shows archived in podcast form: Panel Borders: Adapting Don Quixote, today at 4.30pm on Resonance FM, extended podcast afterwards on Panel Borders...

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Rocket Raccoon #1 Skottie Young, Jean-Francois Beaulieu Marvel Comics I’ve been saying this for a while and a quick look around the internet will back me up but in the Marvel Universe space and the cosmic galaxy seems to be where it’s at! All the great creators and stories are coming out of there with...

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Television: new Constantine trailer

July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

During the weeken’s San Diego Comic-Con NBC and DC released a new trailer for the forthcoming Constantine series we mentioned several weeks back (see here), and as Blastr noted, it’s rather different in tone from the original teaser trailer we saw back then. What do we think, peeps?...

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