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    28 2015 February

    The big conventions are both go, go, go… Lakes and Thought Bubble….

    Oh yes, ’tis the season to be announcing details for conventions. Now, I do intend to have a look at at least another couple of conventions and events this year, but in terms of size,...

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    28 2015 February

    Webcomic Weekly: Say hello to Plumdog…

    Here we go, another Webcomic Weekly, our regular look at the world of online comic making. We’re very lax about the rules of this sort of thing though, for a start it’s a rarity that...

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    28 2015 February

    Rufus on Brett….

    A very personal tribute to Brett Ewins from Rufus Dayglo over at his site. Go and read it. My good friend Brett Ewins died on the 16th of February…. my first day in Berlin, my...

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    27 2015 February

    Leonard Nimoy, RIP

    Earlier this week it was reported that Leonard Nimoy had been taken into hospital after suffering illness for some time. Today the sad news emerged that we’ve lost Leonard. Back when he wrote his second...

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    27 2015 February

    Upcoming: The Rabbit from Rachael Smith and Avery Hill

    Much excitement today, as Avery Hill are busy announcing a few books over the next few weeks. First out the hat (sorry) is the new graphic novel from one of my favourite young comic makers,...

Oh yes, ’tis the season to be announcing details for conventions. Now, I do intend to have a look at at least another couple of conventions and events this year, but in terms of size, importance, presence and general bloody hell they’re great-ness, I don’t think you can really argue the toss with my assertion...

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Webcomic Weekly: Say hello to Plumdog…

February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here we go, another Webcomic Weekly, our regular look at the world of online comic making. We’re very lax about the rules of this sort of thing though, for a start it’s a rarity that this is weekly more than a couple in a row, but more important than that,we don’t have any rules at...

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Rufus on Brett….

February 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

A very personal tribute to Brett Ewins from Rufus Dayglo over at his site. Go and read it. My good friend Brett Ewins died on the 16th of February…. my first day in Berlin, my new home. People like Brett are what make me love Comics… He was a good friend, a beautiful spirit, and...

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Leonard Nimoy, RIP

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Earlier this week it was reported that Leonard Nimoy had been taken into hospital after suffering illness for some time. Today the sad news emerged that we’ve lost Leonard. Back when he wrote his second biography I Am Spock I was one of the booksellers working the event – and boy, was it a huge...

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Much excitement today, as Avery Hill are busy announcing a few books over the next few weeks. First out the hat (sorry) is the new graphic novel from one of my favourite young comic makers, Rachael Smith. You’re hopefully aware of the name, hopefully have read the reviews of her work thus far; The Way We...

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Well, that’s sort of what it feels like. I seem to have been hit from all sides this week with news and press releases of one kind or another about this new comic, that new thing, this series, that release. There isn’t enough time I tell you. However, in a few hours we’ve a lovely...

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The Fade Out Volume 1, Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, Image Like all the best Noirs, The Fade Out is set in that strange, twilight realm between night and day, the everyday, normal life and the shadow world’s intrigues and weird ways, forever in the shadow of the War. It’s 1948, and places don’t come much...

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Film: the Grand Peanuts Hotel

February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Loving this mash up of the forthcoming Peanuts movie and the award-winning (and brilliant) Grand Budapest Hotel film (via Live For Film – anyone know who made this mash-up so we can credit them?)...

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Top artist JK Woodward (whose art for the recent adaptation of Harlan Ellison’s City on the Edge of Forever I very much admired) drops us a line to alert us to a comic art auction for a very good cause, coming up at the London Super Comic Con (which runs from 14th to 15th of...

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Dennis on Maddonna…..

February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over at the Beano comic Twitter: Nigel Parkinson gets in really quickly and really well on the unfortunate events of last night’s Brit Awards. Seriously, did you see it? Ouch. Ouch. Ouch. Ouchy Ouch.  ...

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