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The Punisher Comes to Town; Thomas Jane and Tim Bradstreet to Guest at MCM

Film actor and comic book writer Thomas Jane and top cover artist Tim Bradstreet will attending to this month’s MCM London Comic Con (25-27th October) at the Excel, to promote comic book company RAW Studios which they co-own along with acclaimed creator Steve Niles. Jane will also be presenting the movie short Punisher: Dirty Laundry, which sees him reprise his ... Read More »

80,000 sign Dredd movie sequel petition, ‘Day of Action’ announced

Make a Dredd Sequel Campaign

More than 80,000 people have now signed a petition calling for a sequel to the DREDD film organised by Judge Dredd fans and backed by 2000AD publishers Rebellion and Judge Dredd actor actor Karl Urban. The response to the petition has been just incredible and the endorsement of the owners of Judge Dredd has seen the numbers surpass everyone’s expectations. ... Read More »

Thor Dark World trailer released, opens 30th October in UK

Film Reel

  The official UK second trailer for the sequel to Marvel’s Thor – Thor: The Dark World has just been released. The film debuts in the UK on 30th October. Thor: The Dark World, which stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, former Doctor Who Christopher Eccleston and Anthony Hopkins as Odin continues the big-screen adventures of Thor, the Mighty Avenger, as ... Read More »

I’m ready for my close-up: Reconstructing Nightbreed

Clive Barker's Nightbreed Issue 6

Ahead of its tour of America, in a panel discussion recorded in Welwyn Garden City, actors Simon Bamford (who played Ohnaka) and Nick Vince (Kinski) –  plus restoration producer Russell Cherrington and restoration editor Jimmy Johnson discuss the reconstruction of the director’s cut of Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, which is being presented at various venues to help fund a high definition ... Read More »

Campaign gathers pace to make ‘Accident Man’ film

Accident Man #2 from Dark Horse Comics. Cover by Howard Chaykin

Inappropriate Films, a small, independent movie outfit that made the comedy series Bumjam and who are working on Selkie, described as “a creature feature with a difference,” have begun a Kickstarter campaign to bring Pat Mills and Tony Skinner’s Accident Man – due to be released as a collection by Titan Comics next year – to cinema screens. Starring World ... Read More »

Comics are my Rock and Roll – trailer for new film released

Film Reel

Comics Are My Rock And Roll: Trailer from Daniel Baldwin on Vimeo.  Film maker Daniel Baldwin has made a new film about something that is popular the world over, self-publishing and a trailer is live now on Vimeo. The film was filemd around the 2011 Alternative Press festival and includes interviews with organisers Jimi Gherkin and Peter Lally as they ... Read More »

Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins’ launch Kickstarter to complete “Jimmy’s End” film series

Alan Moore and Mitch Jenkins have launched a Kickstarter campaign to make the final part of their Jimmy’s End film project. The pair have already produced four short films in the series and are now looking for funds to complete the final part of the film cycle. In the promotional video, Alan also mentions they have an eye to eventually ... Read More »

Leading Canadian horror actor film maker at Scardiff

Canadian actor film maker Anthony D.P. Mann is the latest guest to join the line up at Scardiff in October, a brand new horror expo co-produced by Fantasy Events, horror author Wayne Simmons and Shock Horror Magazine. A one day event taking place at the Mercure Holland Hotel Cardiff on Sunday 27th October 2013 comic guests already announced include Razorjack ... Read More »

Panel Borders radio show on The Phoenix / new British Horror Films

Panel Borders: The Phoenix In the first of a new series of Panel Borders, we start a month of shows looking at comic book anthologies with a recording of a panel discussion of the children’s comic The Phoenix. Creators Daniel Hartwell (writer: ‘Pirates of the Pangaea’), Neill Cameron (artist: ‘Pirates of the Pangaea’, Adam Murphy (‘Corpse Talk’), Robin Etherington (writer: ... Read More »

DREDD is Number One!

DREDD 3D Karl Urban as Judge Dredd

DREDD 3D has stormed its way to the top of the UK film charts, taking over a million pounds on its opening weekend and trouncing competition that includes the new Total Recall remake – the first 18 certificate film to be Number One since 2010. Released on Friday and getting some hugely positive reviews from both comics, SF and general ... Read More »

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