Month: December 2007

New Halloween Comic

February sees the release of a new comic based on the successful Halloween movie franchise. The comic will be called Halloween: Nightdance. The first Halloween movie, directed by John Carpenter, was released in 1978 and the ninth movie, a remake… Read More ›

Alan Grant Speaks

Judge Dredd writer Alan Grant will be presenting a lecture called Writing Tomorrow Yesterday: How Fiction Became Reality in Edinburgh on 29th January as part of the Edinburgh Lectures. Alan Grant first entered the comics industry in 1967 when he… Read More ›

Lost Girls reach the UK

Warning: Potential readers are warned of the “adult nature” of this book before following any links below. Lost Girls, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie’s controversial take on the adult lives of Alice (from Alice in Wonderland), Wendy (from Peter Pan)… Read More ›

Fontsy That…

The lettering style of Lancashire’s finest comic book artist and graphic novelist Bryan Talbot is finally at your beck and call thanks to the good graces of those awfully nice chaps at Comicraft, the US fonts company run by former… Read More ›

Who ratings triumph

With the BBC dominating the ratings on Christmas Day, Doctor Who managed its best ratings since 1979 with the festive episode Voyage of the Damned, no doubt helped by the guest appearance of actress-singer Kylie Minogue, playing waitress Astrid on-board… Read More ›

Merrie Chrissmusz

Charley’s War back page pin-up from Battle dated 27 December 1986. Today, as in 1916, British soldiers are fighting in foreign lands. We wish them a Merry Christmas and a safe return to their families in 2008.