Doctor Who The Twelfth Doctor #3

Doctor Who tops BFI favourite SF character poll

  The ultimate showdown between science fiction heroes The Doctor and Ellen Ripley – both also comic heroes – has seen British TV’s favourite Time Lord from Doctor Who emerge victorious in a British Film Institute poll we mentioned recently. The BFI launched its poll to find the nation’s favourite SF character back in August as part of itsContinue reading Doctor Who tops BFI favourite SF character poll

Ripley vs. the Doctor: BFI Poll Reveals UK’s Two Favourite Sci-Fi Characters, Now You Decide Who Comes Out on Top

The votes are in and the British Film Institute today announces the final two vying to be named as the UK’s favourite Sci-Fi character of all time. The BFI launched its poll to find the nation’s favourite Sci-Fi character back in August, with the poll held as part of its major nationwide celebration of science fiction onContinue reading Ripley vs. the Doctor: BFI Poll Reveals UK’s Two Favourite Sci-Fi Characters, Now You Decide Who Comes Out on Top

Peter Woodward as Galen in Fiona Avery penned Crusade episode "The Well of Forever".

Everyone’s Not A Critic: comics writer Fiona Avery on Constructive Criticism

We recently published an item by comic creator and digital publisher Liam Sharp on his concerns  about the manner of some online criticism of comic creators, making an erudite appeal for calm – and common sense. His appeal reminded me of a column first published in Babylon 5 Magazine Issue 16, back in November 1999,Continue reading Everyone’s Not A Critic: comics writer Fiona Avery on Constructive Criticism

J. Michael Straczynski at GOSH - 8th January 2014

J. Michael Straczynski signing at GOSH, London tomorrow

Babylon 5 creator and Academy-Award-nominated author J. Michael Straczynski  will be at GOSH London tomorrow (8th January) signing and chatting to fans from 5.00 – 7.00pm. Famously known in comics for his superb and successful run on the Amazing Spider-Man, he’s just as famously known outside of comics for being a creator and showrunner forContinue reading J. Michael Straczynski signing at GOSH, London tomorrow

Look-In Issue 32 - 1986

30 Years of Knight Rider to be celebrated at Memorabilia

Break out your Look Ins! The 30th Anniversary of cult SF detective show Knight Rider will be marked at Memorabilia at Birmingham’s NEC later this month, with a rare signing event by its original star, David Hasselhoff. Memorabilia Birmingham, Britain’s biggest collectors’ event, returns to the NEC on 24-25 November, and there’s a host ofContinue reading 30 Years of Knight Rider to be celebrated at Memorabilia