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    20 2014 December

    Review: Megazine 355

    Ho ho ho… it’s Christmas. Colin McNeil style. Oh, that’s just ace isn’t it? Inside it’s a brand new start for three of the four strips and the conclusion to the Wagner / Flint tale...

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    20 2014 December

    The FPI Advent Calendar – Day 20 – Giles at Christmas

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.. etc etc.. Time to open another virtual window on the FPI Advent Calendar. And this time it’s another dive back into my memories, to family Christmas time...

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    20 2014 December

    The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 154

    Again, Christmas post has defeated me, and we’re a week behind with these Phoenix reviews. Our valiant postie popped the latest issue through the door on Monday so I held off until the traditional Saturday...

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    20 2014 December

    Best of the Year 2014 – Martin Stiff

    As the third week of our traditional daily guest Best of the Year posts (see here for previous posts in the series this year) draws to a close we welcome Martin Stiff, creator of the...

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    20 2014 December

    New Emily Carroll for Christmas…

    Christmas, a time for happiness and joy, but also marks the end of the year, the time of darkness, and a time for ghosts. A spooky Christmas ghost story? By Emily Carroll? That would be...

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Review: Megazine 355

December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ho ho ho… it’s Christmas. Colin McNeil style. Oh, that’s just ace isn’t it? Inside it’s a brand new start for three of the four strips and the conclusion to the Wagner / Flint tale Deadzone. Alongside those we have the usual mix of features including Matt Badham interviewing Si Spencer and a seasonal tale...

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.. etc etc.. Time to open another virtual window on the FPI Advent Calendar. And this time it’s another dive back into my memories, to family Christmas time gone by, where I always knew Dad would get one present no matter what, every year he’d settle down with...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 154

December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Again, Christmas post has defeated me, and we’re a week behind with these Phoenix reviews. Our valiant postie popped the latest issue through the door on Monday so I held off until the traditional Saturday to post all about it, thinking hopefully I’d get the Christmas issue in time for Christmas. Maybe, maybe not…. Love...

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Best of the Year 2014 – Martin Stiff

December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the third week of our traditional daily guest Best of the Year posts (see here for previous posts in the series this year) draws to a close we welcome Martin Stiff, creator of the superb The Absence – let’s see what Martin has been enjoying in 2014: FPI: Can you pick three comics/webcomics/graphic novels...

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New Emily Carroll for Christmas…

December 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Christmas, a time for happiness and joy, but also marks the end of the year, the time of darkness, and a time for ghosts. A spooky Christmas ghost story? By Emily Carroll? That would be perfect. And here it is… All Along The Wall is a completely new Carroll webcomic, full of all the things...

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Review: The Motherless Oven

December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Motherless Oven by Rob Davis SelfMadeHero “Better sorry than safe.” “The weather clock said knife o’clock. So I chained dad up in the shed.” This really is one of those books that defines itself within the opening few pages. The visual and verbal dexterity Davis displays just in the opening sequence was enough to...

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The Great Beast is dead….

December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Great Beast comics, the joint venture run by Adam Cadwell and Marc Ellerby,is shutting its doors on 7th January 2015. The full story is here, but to sum it all up, the original idea, to self-publish their books and help a few friends along with a blanket publishing house banner, simply grew too big, with Cadwell...

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The great thing about Christmas is finding all those artists who are doing a similar sort of thing as we’re doing here on the FPI Blog, except they’re the talented ones creating the content. Here’s Boulet. He’s brilliant. You probably already know that. He’s been doing various Christmas themed posts (ok, some of them are...

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Best of the Year 2014: Joe Decie

December 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Moving on with the third week of our daily guest Best of the Year tradition (see here for the other posts so far), and today’s guest, Joe Decie, has kept us reading with his online work and his Blank Slate collection The Accidental Salad, and we’re very much looking forward to his forthcoming longer-form comics...

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Necessary Monsters 2: Murderbox Issues 5 & 6 By Daniel Merlin Goodbrey and Sean Azzopardi For a quick recap of what the hell’s going on within these last two issues of the excellent monster spy romp, think Bond meets John Constantine, then head here and here to read a couple of reviews. Or, just go...

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