British Comic Shop Releases (3rd December 2014) – Marshal Law, “Brass Sun” Zenith and “Soppy” love!

  Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops today, Wednesday 3rd December 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. As well as a 2000ADContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (3rd December 2014) – Marshal Law, “Brass Sun” Zenith and “Soppy” love!

In Memoriam: Ralph McQuarrie

We’re sorry to report the passing of SF visionary Ralph McQuarrie, aged 82.Along with artists such as Chris Foss, Roger Dean, Frank Bellamy and Mike Noble, Ralph McQuarrie’s singular vision was another influence in my love of SF art that continues to this day. His design work on the original Star Wars universe and theContinue reading In Memoriam: Ralph McQuarrie

Sci-Fi Airshow: Eagle 4

Flights Of Fancy: Sci-Fi Air Show

What do ILM special effects men do in their time off? For Bill George, who has an impressive CV that includes original and new Star Wars movies as well as Indiana Jones, Star Trek, Harry Potter and Twilight films, his time off is used to create models of old TV and film spaceships and thenContinue reading Flights Of Fancy: Sci-Fi Air Show

Woo Who! Another Hugo?

Can we drag you away from last night’s interminably cute Adipose (and how much do you want to bet that a few of them missed getting picked up by the mother ship and will turn up on Sarah Jane Adventures?) and return to some considerably more scary Doctor Who creatures? The 2008 Hugo award nominationsContinue reading Woo Who! Another Hugo?

Frak Those Toasters!

I don’t know much about Jo Storm’s Frak You! other than it is an unauthorised guide to the modern Battlestar Galactica TV series and so cannot use copyright photographs from the production. That said, I love the lateral thinking and audacity of their cover. Those of you who do not watch the series are probablyContinue reading Frak Those Toasters!