Forbidden Planet, October 1987 - Dave Gibbons and Alan Moore signing Watchmen

A Trip down Memory Lane: Forbidden Planet’s 40th Anniversary Photo Archive

Forbidden Planet‘s archive of many signings across 40 years of events at the London store and beyond is proving an absolute delight – but they’d welcome more images from halcyon days if you have them. Now available on the forbiddenplanet.com web site, the archive features a host of comics and media stars, from Doctor WhoContinue reading A Trip down Memory Lane: Forbidden Planet’s 40th Anniversary Photo Archive

2000AD Prog 227 - Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy feature

Throwback Thursday for Towel Day: When 2000AD’s Tharg went Hitchhiker’s

Since today (25th May) is Towel Day, the annual day of remembrance of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy creator Douglas Adams, we thought we’d remind 2000AD‘s alien editor Tharg of his declared interest in all things 42. Today an international phenomenon, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is  (as if most downthetubes readers neededContinue reading Throwback Thursday for Towel Day: When 2000AD’s Tharg went Hitchhiker’s

Doctor Who: City of Death - Novelisation

In Review: Doctor Who and the City of Death

Novelised by James Goss from the script by Douglas Adams Publisher: BBC Books On Sale: 21st May 2015 ISBN-10: 1849906750 Review by Russell Cook It must have been a truly vintage day in the Doctor Who production office in early 1979 when Producer Graham Williams discovered that, thanks to his Production Unit Manager John Nathan-Turner,Continue reading In Review: Doctor Who and the City of Death

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency #1 - Promotion

In Review: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1

  Writer: Chris Ryall Artist: Tony Atkins Inks: John Livesay Colour: Leonard O’Grady Letters: Robbie Robins & Shawn Lee Publisher: IDW Out: Wednesday 20th May 2015 The Book: After writing all the many and conflicting versions of the legendary Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, beloved author Douglas Adams created Dirk Gently: a detective with a belief in theContinue reading In Review: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency #1

Resident Alien: The Sam Hain Mystery #1 - Large

British Comic Shop Releases (20th May 2015) – Resident Aliens and Holistic Detectives!

  Here’s our guide to new comics and graphic on sale in British comic shops today (Wednesday 20th May 2015), complementing our monthly list of new British graphic novels and comic collections (May 2015 list here). Top of the list this week has to be Resident Alien: The Sam Hain Mystery #1,  the intriguing series by Peter Hogan and SteveContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (20th May 2015) – Resident Aliens and Holistic Detectives!