Ron Perlman in the 2004 Hellboy, directed by Guillermo del Toro

Watch Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth on the Big Screen – and get a free BPRD comic!

Ace comics, film and  animation magazine Tripwire has teamed up with one of its favourite cinemas, the historic Phoenix in East Finchley to bring Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy (2004) and Pan’s Labyrinth (2006) back to the big screen. Here’s the details of how you can get tickets… For everyone who orders tickets, they will get a free BPRD comicContinue reading Watch Guillermo del Toro’s Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth on the Big Screen – and get a free BPRD comic!

Star Wars designs by John Mollo © Lucasfilm Ltd / John Mollo

John Mollo’s original Star Wars designs go under the hammer at Bonhams

The personal notebooks and sketchbooks of world-renowned double Oscar-winning British costume designer, John Mollo, the concept artist behind the international Star Wars franchise, are to be offered at Bonhams in a stand-alone 62-lot sale, Designing an Empire: The John Mollo Archive, in London later this year. The archive contains a wealth of drawings, notes andContinue reading John Mollo’s original Star Wars designs go under the hammer at Bonhams

Ant-Man and The Wasp

In Review: Ant-Man and The Wasp

Ant-Man and The Wasp was one of two movies whose cinema  release was delayed in the UK because of the FIFA World Cup, the other being The Incredibles 2, a stereotype defying decision that had comics fans in shock at the thought that they might share a love of superheroes with football supporters. In theContinue reading In Review: Ant-Man and The Wasp

Art by Cheslsey Bonestell, used to publicise Chesley Bonestell: A Brush With The Future. Image: Bonestell LLC

New documentary celebrates the ground-breaking SF art of Chesley Bonestell

Long before satellites would journey to planets and deep-space telescopes would photograph distant galaxies, there was an artist whose prescient vistas dazzled the eyes and the imagination of all who beheld them. His name was Chesley Bonestell. How could he see so far in the future? Chesley Bonestell: A Brush With The Future is aContinue reading New documentary celebrates the ground-breaking SF art of Chesley Bonestell

Art for The 7th Voyage of Sinbad. © Ray Harryhausen SNIP

Major Ray Harryhausen retrospective announced for Summer 2020 – in Scotland

The Scottish National Gallery Of Modern Art and the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation have announced provisional dates for an exhibition celebrating the work of the extraordinary film maker Ray Harryhausen, in 2020, encompassing his entire career. Ray’s wife, Diana, had very strong links to Scotland, as the great-great granddaughter of explorer David Livingstone. Ray himself designed aContinue reading Major Ray Harryhausen retrospective announced for Summer 2020 – in Scotland