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Tonight on Gotham on Channel 5: Strike Force

Gotham Season 2 Episode 4: "Strike Force"

In “Strike Force”, tonight’s episode of Gotham airing on Channel 5 in the UK, a Captain Nathaniel Barnes (Michael Chiklis) takes over the GCPD, and seems just as determined to clean up the city as Jim Gordon. But as the new guy begins to ask questions, Gordon begins to worry that his own unsavoury associations might come to light. Here’s some teaser pics… Gotham stars  Ben McKenzie ... Read More »

Danger Mouse comic one step closer to release?

A promotional image for the new Danger Mouse

The long-awaited Danger Mouse comic – based on the smash hit new series – could be one step nearer to publication, after publisher DC Thomson advertised for staff for the title. DC Thomson was announced as a major licensing partner last June, before the animated comedy series launched on CBBC, along with Jazwares who were appointed master toy partner, with Penguin to release books based on the show. ... Read More »

Space:1999 FX director Brian Johnson interviewed in latest Andersonic

Andersonic Issue 20

The latest issue of the top Gerry Anderson-inspired fanzine Andersonic is on sale now and headlines a new interview with Brian Johnson, Space:1999‘s visual effects director, designer of the iconic Eagle transporter now getting plenty of attention from modellers thanks to Round 2 Models, who have just released a 1:48 scale model, complementing their other releases. Brian also talks about his work ... Read More »

Tonight on Gotham on Channel 5: The Last Laugh

David Mazouz as the young Bruce Wayne. Image: Warner Bros.

In “The Last Laugh”, tonight’s episode of Gotham airing on Channel 5 in the UK, Gordon and Bullock hunt a nemesis from the past, which leads to a standoff between Jerome and Gordon; and a magic show at a Gotham Children’s Hospital gala results in a hostage situation. Here’s some teaser pics… Gotham stars  Ben McKenzie as James Gordon, David Mazouz as future Batman Bruce Wayne, ... Read More »

Steven Moffat steps down as Doctor Who executive producer, Chris Chibnall steps in

Steve Moffat, Image: BBC

After six series at the helm, the multi-award-winning Steven Moffat has decided to step down as the lead writer and executive producer of Doctor Who, to be replaced by Chris Chibnall, whose credits include Broadchurch (which starred former Doctor Who David Tennant), Doctor Who, Torchwood and Life on Mars. Steven took over the reins on Series 5 in 2010 and during his ... Read More »

New Comics On Sale This Week (Wednesday 20th January) – Dredd Thrills and Marvel UK Memories!

Marvel Frontier Comics Trade Paperback SNIP

Welcome to this week’s British creator and publisher-skewed new comics list, a week which, among other things, sees the debut of my old partner in comics crime at Marvel UK, Dave Taylor, pick up the art duties on the Image Comics-published Nowhere Man. I asked him if this meant there was a chance we could now re-pitch the old Marvel ... Read More »

Tonight on Gotham on Channel 5: “Knock Knock”

Cory Michael Smith as Edward Nygma (the Future Riddler) in the Gotham Season 2 episode 2 "Knock Knock". Image: Warner Bros.

In “Knock Knock”, tonight’s episode of Gotham airing on Channel 5 in the UK, James Gordon investigates the inmate escape from Arkham Asylum while Galavan plots his next move. Bruce’s quest to unlock the secrets of his father’s office leads him to an old family friend. Here’s some teaser pics. Gotham stars  Ben McKenzie as James Gordon, David Mazouz as future Batman ... Read More »

Facing the Panel to Panel Mind Probe: Doctor Who Magazine Editor Tom Spilsbury

Doctor Who Magazine editor Tom Spilsbury on BBC Breakfast in 2013

There’s a new edition of Jeremy Bement’s podcast Doctor Who: Panel to Panel out now and the highlight of this episode if a chat with with Doctor Who Magazine‘s longest serving editor Tom Spilsbury! Tom talks about the magazine’s long-running comic strip (the part I always skip to when I get my copy), his career and more! Also in the ... Read More »

Never mind War And Peace – Here’s some All-Out Dalek War!

I received a hyperlink dispatch this morning from downthetubes reader John Derek Pitt, who had only recently come across the excellent digital CGI Daleks comic saga, The Second Empire created by Chris Smith, aka MechMaster. It’s been so long ago that I first came across what has mushroomed into a glorious  714-page not for profit fan-created strip that all trace ... Read More »

Doctor Who Ninth Doctor Ongoing #1 Covers Revealed

Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1 Ongoing Cover A by Shea Standefer

We’re delighted to share the variant covers for Titan Comics eagerly-anticipated Doctor Who: The Ninth Doctor #1 from the new ongoing series from writer Cavan Scott (Who-ology, Judge Dredd) and artist Adriana Melo (Star Wars: Empire, Ms. Marvel). The Ninth Doctor is back – and this time he’s ongoing! In Part One of ‘Doctormania’, the Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack ... Read More »

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