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Thunderbirds Volume Four (graphic novel review).

November 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
Thunderbirds Volume Four (graphic novel review).

Last year, Egmont released a large volume containing ‘Thunderbirds’ stories http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/thunderbirds-the-comic-collection-graphic-novel-review/. This year, they have split these eighteen stories a further eighteen stories over five softcover volumes, with ‘Thunderbirds Volume Four’ being the fourth of five. All the art is by Frank Bellamy and mostly written by Alan Fennell. If you want to keep the […]

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Thunderbirds Volume Three (graphic novel review).

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Thunderbirds Volume Three (graphic novel review).

Last year, Egmont released a large volume containing ‘Thunderbirds’ stories http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/thunderbirds-the-comic-collection-graphic-novel-review/. This year, they have split these eighteen stories over five softcover volumes, with ‘Thunderbirds Volume Three’ being the third of five. All the art is by Frank Bellamy and mostly written by Alan Fennell. If you want to keep the big hardback for yourself, […]

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Violent Cases writer by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Dave McKean (graphic novel).

November 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Violent Cases writer by Neil Gaiman and illustrated by Dave McKean (graphic novel).

‘Violent Cases’ is a graphic short story written by Neil Gaiman and drawn by Dave McKean. The first panel shows the narrator, a man in his thirties, lighting a cigarette. The illustrations that follow show the story he’s telling but occasionally cut back to him. On pages 5-6 it cuts to the present day and […]

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Elric: Volume 1: The Ruby Throne by Michael Moorcock adapted by Julien Blondel, Didier Poli and Robin Recht (graphic novel).

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Elric: Volume 1: The Ruby Throne by Michael Moorcock adapted by Julien Blondel, Didier Poli and Robin Recht (graphic novel).

This hardcover graphic novel, ‘Elric: Volume 1: The Ruby Throne’, is translated from a French original by Julien Blondel, Didier Poli and Robin Recht. Long before the Anglo-Saxons, the French, like the Japanese, accepted ‘comics’ as a respectable art form so there is indubitably a pool of talent across the channel. Some of the best […]

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Thunderbirds Volume Two (graphic novel review).

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Thunderbirds Volume Two (graphic novel review).

Last year, Egmont released a large volume containing ‘Thunderbirds’ stories http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/thunderbirds-the-comic-collection-graphic-novel-review/. This year, they have split these eighteen stories over five softcover volumes, with ‘Thunderbirds Volume Two’ being the second of five. All the art is by Frank Bellamy and mostly written by Alan Fennell. If you want to keep the big hardback for yourself, […]

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Thunderbirds Volume One (graphic novel review).

November 4, 2014 | By | Reply More
Thunderbirds Volume One (graphic novel review).

Last year, Egmont released a large volume containing ‘Thunderbirds’ stories http://sfcrowsnest.org.uk/thunderbirds-the-comic-collection-graphic-novel-review/. This year, they have split these eighteen stories over five softcover volumes, with ‘Thunderbirds Volume One’ being the first of five. All the art is by Frank Bellamy and mostly written by Alan Fennell. If you want to keep the big hardback for yourself, […]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron – new trailer

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Avengers: Age of Ultron – new trailer

Here’s the first Marvel Films trailer for the rather nifty-looking Avengers: Age of Ultron movie – there are certainly no strings on Ultron, and we also get to see Tony Stark’s Hulkbuster suit, well, busting some Hulk!

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American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s: 1960-1964 by John Wells (book review).

October 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1960s: 1960-1964 by John Wells (book review).

Comicbooks were still in the doldrums as the 1960s dawned because of the restrictions laid upon them by the Comic Codes Authority and even those who worked in the industry thought its years were numbered. There wasn’t enough work to go around and they were seen as the poor relative to the newspaper cartoon strip. […]

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New York ComicCon 2014 (convention review).

October 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
New York ComicCon 2014 (convention review).

For the last eight years, I have failed in my primary mission at the New York Comic Con. I have not met Patrick Stewart or even breathed the same air as him. I have not met Greg Capullo, I couldn’t find Stephen Amell (I think I was there the wrong day) and I never get […]

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Brass Sun: The Wheel Of Worlds mini-series # 3 by Ian Edginton and I.N.J. Culbard (e-comic review).

September 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Brass Sun: The Wheel Of Worlds mini-series # 3 by Ian Edginton and I.N.J. Culbard (e-comic review).

The Wheel of Worlds has problems. The sun is dying. Our heroine is Wren and her home world, Hind Leg, is slowly freezing. There is a transit system between the worlds, largely forgotten by most people, and the Station Master has sent Wren and Conductor Seventeen to the Keep, a planet ruled by the Scarlet […]

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