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London Comic Con special: Send for The Voice … Gideon Emery interviewed.

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con special: Send for The Voice … Gideon Emery interviewed.

Actor Gideon Emery has voiced some of the world’s top games, Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Final Fantasy – here he chats about being The Voice, while appearing at the 2015 London Comic Con (@MCMComicCon). Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

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London Comic Con special: acting legend John Noble interviewed.

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con special: acting legend John Noble interviewed.

More action from the London Comic Con (@MCMComicCon) . . . here we have the legendary actor John Noble, famous for Lord of the Rings, Sleepy Hollow and the soon to be released Batman: Arkham Knight, talking about gaming and the supernatural! Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

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London Comic Con special: Jessica Nigri, cosplay goddess.

May 22, 2015 | By | Reply More
London Comic Con special: Jessica Nigri, cosplay goddess.

Comic Con (@MCMComicCon) has most certainly kicked off with a bang and we have this clip of famous Cosplayer Jessica Nigri, talking about her time in London so far! Thanks to AudioBoom for doing the interview honours for us.

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Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel heads the Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist.

April 8, 2015 | By | Reply More
Station Eleven by Emily St John Mandel heads the Arthur C. Clarke Award shortlist.

The six shortlisted books for the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel of the year published in 2014 are: The Girl With All The Gifts – M.R. Carey (Orbit). The Book Of Strange New Things – Michel Faber (Canongate). Europe In Autumn – Dave Hutchinson (Solaris). Memory Of Water – Emmi Itäranta […]

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PAX East 2015 (convention review).

March 11, 2015 | By | Reply More
PAX East 2015 (convention review).

The Penny Arcade Expo, usually abbreviated to PAX, now occurs four times a year across the globe. PAX Prime is held in Washington State, PAX East is in Boston, PAX Australia is held in Melbourne and the newest addition to the family is PAX South, held in San Antonio, Texas, January this year. Apparently, the […]

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Avatar comes to Walt Disney World.

March 10, 2015 | By | Reply More
Avatar comes to Walt Disney World.

Since Disney first broke ground at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, they’ve been looking forward to welcoming guests into Pandora, the mythical land based on the science fiction hit film Avatar . . .  here’s a sneak look at what they’ve built so far. Love the glowing forest-floor FX as you walk across it.

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Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival.

January 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival.

February 7th 2015 sees Steam Garden 8, the Tokyo Steampunk Festival, arrive at Tokyo’s Laforet Museum Harajuku. You want to see how they do steampunk down Japan-way? Sure you do. Apparently, in Tokyo, a very popular steampunk fashion is the historical “wa-yo-setyuu” style of mixing kimono with western accessories such as hats and boots. You can get see more […]

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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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The Rubery Book Award, by Pauline Morgan (article).

September 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Rubery Book Award, by Pauline Morgan (article).

The cynic will always question why we need another book award when there are so many around already. The answer is simple. Most of the major awards are aimed at and won by books from publishers who have been in the business for a long time and who have a wide distribution network along with […]

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The Gollancz Festival (13th August 2014).

July 18, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Gollancz Festival (13th August 2014).

Gollancz, the science-fiction and fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group, are delighted to share the full programme of author events at Waterstones Piccadilly for The Gollancz Festival 2014 – the publisher’s first interactive multi-media celebration of genre fiction – on the 13th August 2014. Today, Gollancz has shared news of sensational new additions to […]

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