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    07 2016 February

    Art For Art’s Sake

    More art…. because there’s never a lack of great comic art… god bless the Internet…...

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    07 2016 February

    The Weekly 2000AD – Prog 1966

    Neil Roberts on the cover. Nope, not for me. As I’ve said before, this current crop of 2000AD tales really isn’t delivering the goods for me. Three strips that are nothing to me, one that’s...

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    06 2016 February

    The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 213

    Oh, a unicorn shooting rainbows out of its bottom… it has to be Evil Emperor Penguin doesn’t it? Last week we had the melancholy moment of Eugene finding himself on the ice with a new...

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    05 2016 February

    Reviews: family fun with the Chipmunks

    Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2016), Directed by Walt Becker, Starring Jason Lee, Jessica Ahlberg, Josh Green The little critters are back with an all singing, all dancing, adventure trip from LA to...

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    05 2016 February

    Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #47

    A weekly roundup of various newsy bits and bobs…...

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Art For Art’s Sake

February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

More art…. because there’s never a lack of great comic art… god bless the Internet…...

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The Weekly 2000AD – Prog 1966

February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Neil Roberts on the cover. Nope, not for me. As I’ve said before, this current crop of 2000AD tales really isn’t delivering the goods for me. Three strips that are nothing to me, one that’s so-so, and then there’s Dredd… Judge Dredd: Ghosts by Michael Carroll, Mark Sexton, Len O’Grady, Annie Parkhouse So Judge Grayden’s...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 213

February 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oh, a unicorn shooting rainbows out of its bottom… it has to be Evil Emperor Penguin doesn’t it? Last week we had the melancholy moment of Eugene finding himself on the ice with a new friend, a little green shoot of plant life, viewing the landscape with wonderment, all the beauty of the moment coming...

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Reviews: family fun with the Chipmunks

February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2016), Directed by Walt Becker, Starring Jason Lee, Jessica Ahlberg, Josh Green The little critters are back with an all singing, all dancing, adventure trip from LA to Miami. I have to say that I’m reviewing this with my inner child trying to jump out of my skin....

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #47

February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

A weekly roundup of various newsy bits and bobs…...

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Deadpool is coming!

February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

We’re all geared up for the Deadpool movie hitting cinemas on February 10th and looking like a whole lot of fun. We’ve already had several Deadpool Days in our branches, and if you missed those there are still two Deadpool Days to come, with FP Glasgow on Saturday 13th and Edinburgh on Sunday 14th February,...

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Lumberjanes Volume 1: Beware the Kitten Holy, Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, Brooke Allen, Boom Studios “Beware the Kitten Holy.” OK, short version of this review: Oh! So! Much! Pure! Fun! Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis and Brooke Allen’s Lumberjanes is a series I have been meaning to pick up for months, constantly distracted by a slew...

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Review: More Space Captain…

February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Space Captain Issue 2 By Michael Park, Chris Baldie, Dave Morrow Never Ever Press Loved, loved, loved the first issue of this one. The first issue was all about meeting Space Captain, all broad chiselled chin and spectacular ‘tache, a perfect old fashioned sort of hero. A hero out of time, the last human, too...

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Reviews: the Force is strong with this one…

February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Art of Stars Wars: The Force Awakens, Phil Szostak, Abrams I’m sure you have all seen the movie by now, but just in case, I’ll be careful. I don’t do usually spoilers, although in this case some may be unavoidable, but I promise they will be of the most minor variety. Remember in the olden...

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In the aftermath of one of the most controversial editions of the Festival of Angoulême ever (if publicity was what the organizers were after, well, they got it), some quite remarkable statements could be picked up the past few days. Reacting to the disastrous awards ceremony, Matt Madden, cartoonist, teacher and member of the Festival’s...

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