Joanna Lumley and David McCallum as Sapphire and Steel. Photo: ITV Studios

Doctor Who writer Ed Hime part of ITV’s “Sapphire and Steel” reboot

Research for the downthetubes review of Doctor Who – It Takes You Away has revealed award-winning writer Ed Hime is part of the team working on the reboot of ITV’s fantasy drama Sapphire and Steel.Continue reading Doctor Who writer Ed Hime part of ITV’s “Sapphire and Steel” reboot

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Rebellion to publish Look-In’s “The Beatles Story” by Angus Allan and Arthur Ranson

Rebellion Publishing, owners of 2000AD, are to publish a print edition of The Beatles Story, written by Angus Allan and Arthur Ranson, which charts the rise of the Fab Four from their early days through to the band’s break-up. First published in 1981 in the British weekly comic Look-In, this will be the first timeContinue reading Rebellion to publish Look-In’s “The Beatles Story” by Angus Allan and Arthur Ranson

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In Review: Star Trek: The Classic UK Comics Volume One

by Harry Lindfield, Jim Baikie, Mike Noble, et al Edited & Designed by Dean Mullaney. Introduction by Rich Handley Publisher: IDW (Library of American Comics imprint) 8.5″ x 11 hardcover-with-dustjacket, 244 pages Out: 28th April 2016 The Book: In 1969, six months before the Star Trek TV series premiered in England, British comics readers were introduced toContinue reading In Review: Star Trek: The Classic UK Comics Volume One

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Fifth Beatle Graphic Novel Optioned for TV

Sonar Entertainment has optioned the rights to Vivek J. Tiwary novel The Fifth Beatle: The Story of Brian Epstein, to develop as a multi-part event series with Tiwary serving as executive producer. News site Deadline (among others) reports Sonar Entertainment has optioned the rights to the best-selling graphic novel, previously developed as a feature by Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment, and Tiwary will write the series adaptation. ArtistContinue reading Fifth Beatle Graphic Novel Optioned for TV

Sapphire & Steel Art Competition!

With the news that Luther creator and Doctor Who script writer Neil Cross is, hopefully, to re-make Sapphire & Steel, the spooky ITV-commissioned 1970s show starring Joanna Lumley and David McCallum as mysterious times agents, we think it’s time for one of our occasional art competitions! The news reminded us of the glorious Sapphire & Steel strip thatContinue reading Sapphire & Steel Art Competition!