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    29 2014 November

    The Phoenix Weekender – Issues 152

    Back again, the regular schedule once more, with the comic dropping through the letter box sometime on Friday. But I’m off to pick up Mrs B for her dentist appointment in an hour, so it’s...

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    29 2014 November

    Best Cover EVER? – Metaphrog

    Best cover EVER? – well, that’s really up for debate isn’t it? And that’s the whole point of Best Cover EVER? the feature here on the FPI Blog. We ask various comics people what they...

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    29 2014 November

    Webcomic Weekly – Whubble

    Webcomic Weekly… It’s about webcomics and it’s weekly. One of those last two things is true. Yep, sadly I’m not sticking to the whole weekly thing, not all the time. Y’know. Life. Stuff. Things.. Oh,...

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    29 2014 November

    Comic Artist Self Portraits revisited…

    We looked at the site back in May, but since then Comic Artist Self Portraits has updated with some more pictures of the artists at work… well, they call it work… (dodges missiles) I’ve grabbed a...

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    28 2014 November

    Reviews: war, foreign policy, morality, depravity, buggery – Sacco’s Bumf

    Bumf Volume 1 : “I Buggered The Kaiser”, Joe Sacco, Jonathan Cape (UK), Fantagraphics (US) Joe Sacco is, quite rightly, lauded for his series of powerful works like Palestine and Safe Area Gorazde, not just...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issues 152

November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Back again, the regular schedule once more, with the comic dropping through the letter box sometime on Friday. But I’m off to pick up Mrs B for her dentist appointment in an hour, so it’s a mere quick dash through the comic here… Up on the cover by Dan Boultwood is Squid Squad, where the...

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Best Cover EVER? – Metaphrog

November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Best cover EVER? – well, that’s really up for debate isn’t it? And that’s the whole point of Best Cover EVER? the feature here on the FPI Blog. We ask various comics people what they think of as their fave cover ever and for the week it’s up on the blog it’s absolutely, definitively the...

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Webcomic Weekly – Whubble

November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Webcomic Weekly… It’s about webcomics and it’s weekly. One of those last two things is true. Yep, sadly I’m not sticking to the whole weekly thing, not all the time. Y’know. Life. Stuff. Things.. Oh, who am I kidding, it doesn’t matter why. I’ve just let you down… snuffle, sniff…. So, back to it then....

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Comic Artist Self Portraits revisited…

November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

We looked at the site back in May, but since then Comic Artist Self Portraits has updated with some more pictures of the artists at work… well, they call it work… (dodges missiles) I’ve grabbed a few, but there’s more to see… (Graham McNee) (Boulet) (Julia Scheele) (John Cei Douglas) (The Mooks James Howard)  ...

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Bumf Volume 1 : “I Buggered The Kaiser”, Joe Sacco, Jonathan Cape (UK), Fantagraphics (US) Joe Sacco is, quite rightly, lauded for his series of powerful works like Palestine and Safe Area Gorazde, not just thought-provoking works which used comics to bring eyewitness accounts of life – and death and atrocities – in war zones...

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Robbie Burns, Witch Hunter, Gordon Rennie, Emma Beeby, Tiernen Trevallion, Renegade Arts Where to start with reviewing this book? The title kind of tells you what you need to know, right? Yes and no. It tells you what it’s about, but it does not prepare you for just how damned funny the book is. I...

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Comics: Briony May Smith in Berlin

November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enjoying this short, two-page comic Briony May Smith posted up on Twitter about the stress of travelling, as she and Beth Walrond embark on a walking tour in Berlin (you can see the full sized versions here (part 1) and here (part 2) on Briony’s Twitter feed):...

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Well, here’s a nice bit of news to look forward to over Christmas. If you’re anything like me, you’ll appreciate a little radio. And lets face it, no one does radio any better than BBC. We knew there were plans for the Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett novel Good Omens to be made into a...

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Hah. I’d never forget anything. Of course not. No. Not me. Not at all. After all, if I’d taken a picture like this… of someone cosplaying as this… Then I surely wouldn’t miss it out of my photo heavy Thought Bubble report would I? Surely not. Damn. Yep, saw this brilliant Hilda cosplayer at Thought...

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Hunt Emerson’s Christmas Calendar…

November 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re starting our Advent posts on the 1st December, but before then we wanted to point out that the great Hunt Emerson, he of the brilliant Calculus Cat has his own Advent Calendar this year, organised by Jayne Wilson… We’ve created an online Christmas Countdown Calendar as a fundraiser for Cancer Research UK. You can...

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