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Reviews: back in the air – Johnny Red #1

November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Johnny Red #1, Garth Ennis, Keith Burns, Titan Comics Johnny Red was a character in Battle, a British weekly war comic of the nineteen seventies and eighties, well known and loved for many years, the...

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The good guys at Titan books facilitated an interview for James with, well let’s be brutally honest, one of his very favourite writers, and an artist he doesn’t stop talking about: Garth Ennis and Keith...

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I love checking out comic shops, seeing what they are like, finding things I never knew existed or perhaps something I never expected to find. This is how I was as I walked into Mission...

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Reviews: A Sailor’s Story

July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

A Sailor’s Story, Sam Glanzman, Dover Publications A Sailor’s Story is an exceptional War Comic, it’s creator Sam Glanzman is the protagonist of the story, and indeed, gives a brutally honest history of his time...

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Return to the Emerald Isle I smile, feel satisfied and impressed and then read the six pages again. I have not felt this level of enjoyment from a Dredd story for a while, and I...

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San Diego Comic Con – Fabulous Friday

July 17, 2015 | 1 Comments

I am determined to get to see Carlos Ezquerra. He is one of my favourite all time artists, and he drew stories in Battle as well as 2000AD – this makes him very special for...

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San Diego Comic Con – All Go Thursday

July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Comic Con is many things to many people and without doubt today is busier, and the main exhibition hall is fuller. Queues formed at 7.30am for exclusive items, vendors forming those queues, to be bolstered...

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‘That’s amazing,’ commentsĀ Peter Capaldi as he sees Lego Dimensions for the first time. For years Lego fans have been making their own TARDISĀ and playing with their version of Doctor Who Lego, and when Lego had...

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SDCC: James reports on the Preview Night

July 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our man James Bacon is over enjoying the San Diego Comic Con this weekend, here’s the second report he’s managed to zap over to those of us not so fortunate, here reporting on the Preview...

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The growing excitement of an impending San Diego Comic Con. Even though I am five hundred miles from San Diego at the time of writing, the hype, excitement and wishing of being there is palpable...

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