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We Read Comics Podcast spotlights Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s “Black Hammer”

Radio Summerhall is a group of arts podcasts coming out of the Summerhall arts hub in Edinburgh, and it has recently added the We Read Comics podcast to its roster. There are two shows up already, the second of which saw myself joining Jenny Mayhew (who also runs a book podcast on Radio Summerhall) andContinue reading We Read Comics Podcast spotlights Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s “Black Hammer”

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Hugo Awards Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the annual Hugo Awards, pretty much the biggest deal in the world of science fiction and fantasy, has been announced. When a graphic category was first added to the Hugos it wasn’t always the best selection of comics that those eligible to nominate and vote were selecting, and there was a lotContinue reading Hugo Awards Shortlist Announced

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Joe Todd-Stanton’s Brownstone’s Mythical Collection optioned for film

Nobrow’s quite excellent imprint for younger readers, Flying Eye Books, has revealed that the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection series by Joe Todd-Stanton has been optioned for film development by DreamWorks Animation. The series began with Arthur and the Golden Rope in 2016, taking our unlikely adventurer into Norse mythology, and more recently Marcy and the RiddleContinue reading Joe Todd-Stanton’s Brownstone’s Mythical Collection optioned for film

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Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

The autumn season means it is time for the annual British Fantasy Society‘s convention and the BFS Awards. The second volume of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda‘s rather glorious Monstress (published by Image) won the Best Comic / Graphic Novel category on Sunday at Fantasycon. This follows another major science fiction and fantasy con, Worldcon,Continue reading Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

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Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list

With Book Week Scotland coming up soon (running from 19th to 25th of November), the Scottish Book Trust has created a poll where readers can vote for the “most rebellious read of the 21st century”. From their description: “This Book Week Scotland, we’re searching for the most rebellious read of the 21st century. From graphicContinue reading Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list