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In Memoriam: Doctor Who Script Editor and Novelist Terrance Dicks

A Tribute by Tymbus Robins Terrance Dicks, the generous and avuncular writer and script editor for Doctor Who has died aged 84. For a while, when Dicks’ death was announced, his name topped Twitter’s list of trending topics as tributes were posted across social media in the UK. Authors such as Jenny Colgan and NeilContinue reading In Memoriam: Doctor Who Script Editor and Novelist Terrance Dicks

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Colleen Doran adapts second Neil Gaiman fairy tale story into comics

Neil Gaiman’s chilling retelling of the Snow White fairytale, Snow, Glass, Apples has been beautifully adapted by Colleen Doran, who previously adapted Gaiman’s award-winning short story Troll Bridge – and will be released by US publisher Dark Horse Comics later this year. Terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel the creature and saveContinue reading Colleen Doran adapts second Neil Gaiman fairy tale story into comics

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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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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

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British Comic Creators among 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards nominees

The 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards Nominees were recently announced, along with the release of the final ballot, and include a number of British creators. Michael Lance “Mike” Wieringo was known to fans and friends as “Ringo”, which is how he signed his artwork. His comics artist graced the pages of DC Comics’Continue reading British Comic Creators among 2018 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards nominees