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    17 2014 September

    Review: A Quiet Disaster

    A Quiet Disaster By Alex Potts Avery Hill Publishing A day off in the week is a weird thing. There’s a strange pressure to it, a need to do something not associated with the more...

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    17 2014 September

    Animation: The Palace

    John Eyre and Robin Heap’s The Palace is a beautifully crafted stop-animation short film, following a young, nameless lad struggling to survive in what looks like a post-apocalyptic landscape, holed up in a crumbling office...

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    17 2014 September

    Comics: a Spleenal style take on Doctor Who: Listen

    Nigel Auchterlounie has made us laugh until our ribcages gave out from guffaw fatigue with his Spleenal work (Spleenal and Weak As I Am, published by Blank Slate), and I’m loving this comics take on...

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    16 2014 September

    The Weekly 2000AD Preview – Prog 1899 and Meg 352

    Time for the regular 2000AD preview… Prog 1899, out in the shops on the 17th September along with this month’s Megazine, issue 352. 2000AD first.....

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    16 2014 September

    Review: Why Did You Turn? … more questioning comics from Douglas Noble

    Why Did You Turn? By Douglas Noble Mismatched lovers, meeting in the woods, the ruins, the library. An injured soldier, bitter and guilty , but not as angry as those he returns to. Immigrant thinking, London so...

A Quiet Disaster - Alex Potts 4

Review: A Quiet Disaster

September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

A Quiet Disaster By Alex Potts Avery Hill Publishing A day off in the week is a weird thing. There’s a strange pressure to it, a need to do something not associated with the more traditional weekend of relaxation and vegging out. Here, in Alex Potts’ A Quiet Disaster we see just how quickly a...

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Animation: The Palace

September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

John Eyre and Robin Heap’s The Palace is a beautifully crafted stop-animation short film, following a young, nameless lad struggling to survive in what looks like a post-apocalyptic landscape, holed up in a crumbling office block which is falling apart around him, bit by bit. He has to get out of it, but he is...

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Comics: a Spleenal style take on Doctor Who: Listen

September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nigel Auchterlounie has made us laugh until our ribcages gave out from guffaw fatigue with his Spleenal work (Spleenal and Weak As I Am, published by Blank Slate), and I’m loving this comics take on how he remembers Saturday’s Doctor Who episode “Listen” (as he points out, his memory may not be so good tho!):...

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The Weekly 2000AD Preview – Prog 1899 and Meg 352

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Time for the regular 2000AD preview… Prog 1899, out in the shops on the 17th September along with this month’s Megazine, issue 352. 2000AD first.....

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Why Did You Turn? By Douglas Noble Mismatched lovers, meeting in the woods, the ruins, the library. An injured soldier, bitter and guilty , but not as angry as those he returns to. Immigrant thinking, London so big, reminders of her journey all around. A sister distant, a brother disappeared. An old man wandering the park, retired and retreated...

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  Dutch cartoonist Jean-Marc Van Tol recently reprinted an email by Prof. Mr. Dirk Visser, a lawyer specializing in intellectual property, regarding a quite remarkable ruling by the European Court. The case concerned a political campaign from 2011 by a Flemish far right politician in the city of Ghent, which featured an illustration referencing the...

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A reminder for Glasgow peeps! The Indy comic Saltire (available in our Scottish stores) has been proving very popular, and now with a new book on the way this autumn, Saltire: Annihilation, we’re celebrating – creator John Ferguson has already been busy at the recent MCM Scotland comic-con and a signing in our Edinburgh branch,...

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Upcoming: Art Heroes are back!

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yep, it’s the time of year where UK comic makers really kick into high gear and the announcements for both The Lakes International Comics Festival (October) and Thought Bubble (November) come thick and fast. Here’s another one… Endangered and More Strange Stories is the new comic from the Art Heroes team of writer Daniel Clifford and...

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The Lakes Festival – Programme announced

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival is just around the corner, promising to be one of the main events of the entire comics calendar, the Lakes takes place in Kendal on the 17th-19th October, the festival itself taking over a great deal of the town, really attempting to create the Angouleme festival feel, complete with the...

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This cropped up over the weekend in The Guardian, Chris Ware’s latest thing, The Last Saturday. The Guardian are a little low key about it really, announcing it simply as “a brand new graphic novella by the award-winning cartoonist Chris Ware, tracing the lives of six individuals from Sandy Port, Michigan, published in weekly episodes”....

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