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The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition opens in Leicester

The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition has just opened at New Walk Museum in Leicester, offering not just an insight into the art and the many books published, but a visual history of 20th Century Britain in microcosm. This exhibition, which we’ve previously featured here at previous venues, for children of all agesContinue reading The Wonderful World of the Ladybird Artists exhibition opens in Leicester

Concept art for Love, Death & Robots: Beyond the Aquila Rift by Wojtek Fus

WebFind: Love Death and Robots: Beyond The Aquila Rift Concepts

Wojtek Fus, a Freelance Concept Artist at MPC, has shared some of his concepts of an ancient “Surge Point” station featured an episode of the Netflix show, Love Death and Robots, based on a short SF story by British author Alistair Reynolds. Love Death and Robots is a collection of animated short stories produced byContinue reading WebFind: Love Death and Robots: Beyond The Aquila Rift Concepts

Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers

“Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers” features new SF by Jack Campbell, Becky Chambers and many more

Titan Books are releasing Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers this autumn, a new SF anthology edited by Bryan Thomas Schmidt featuring 27 stories – 15 of them original to the book, including one by “Lost Fleet” author Jack Campbell, who I had the pleasure of working with on Titan Comics mini-series, The Lost Fleet: Corsair. TheContinue reading “Infinite Stars: Dark Frontiers” features new SF by Jack Campbell, Becky Chambers and many more

Stuart Rothstein, a retired Brock chemistry and physics professor, donated a rare version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Salvador Dali, to Brock University's Special Collections in 2017. Image: Brock University

WebFind: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Salvador Dali

In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, an Oxford mathematician and Anglican deacon, published Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a story about a little girl who tumbles down a rabbit hole, first introducing the world to Alice and her pseudonymous creator, Lewis Carroll. There have been a huge number of visual takes on the character and her adventuresContinue reading WebFind: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, illustrated by Salvador Dali

Songbird: A Nightingale Story by A.S. Chambers - Cover SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Get your teeth in Songbird, a vampire novel by A.S. Chambers

This July sees a fan favourite from Lancaster-based fantasy author A.S. Chambers’ ever expanding urban fantasy universe receive her first outing in her own novel. “Since her first appearances in The Casebook of Sam Spallucci, readers have loved the vampire known as Nightingale,” says A.S. Chambers, the author of ten novels so far, most ofContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Get your teeth in Songbird, a vampire novel by A.S. Chambers