The Spine Chillers by Ben Clark

Are you ready for “The Spine Chillers”? (I doubt it…)

Renegade Arts Entertainment has released a collection of Ben Clark‘s utterly bonkers – and wonderfully funny – The Spine Chillers later this month, a series inspired by the company’s audio books line. The collection features guest strips from William Simpson, PJ Holden, Richmond Clements and Vicky Stonebridge. Based on the premise that some of history’sContinue reading Are you ready for “The Spine Chillers”? (I doubt it…)

Journey Planet 39 - Judge Dredd - Cover SNIP

In Review: Journey Planet 39 – Judge Dredd

Journey Planet is a occasional fanzine themed around – well, whatever takes the contributors’ fancy, basically, but Issue 39, just released, has a Judge Dredd theme, dedicated overall to co-creator Carlos Ezquerra. The editor for this free, 96 page monster of an e-zine is none other than 2000AD writer Michael Carroll and features contributions from theContinue reading In Review: Journey Planet 39 – Judge Dredd

Cup of O - Small Press Reviews

Cup of O – Small Press Reviews: A Certain Symmetry, CROSS and How To Be A Superhero

A Certain Symmetry (Self Published) By Richard Worth & Jordan Collver I’ve long been an admirer of the distinctively creative collaborations of Worth & Collver and this tantalizing pamphlet (at the time intended purely to seduce publishers) is another slice of fried gold from the team. Sadly, it appears at the moment at least thatContinue reading Cup of O – Small Press Reviews: A Certain Symmetry, CROSS and How To Be A Superhero

FutureQuake Issue 29 - Cover

In Review: FutureQuake Issue 29

The latest issue of FutureQuake – available online and on sale at various comics events across the UK at the publisher’s stand, see their blog for details – is another terrific anthology of stories from the cream of (mainly British) creators. Here’s what’s inside the 96-page issue – yes, 96 pages of comics goodness! – editedContinue reading In Review: FutureQuake Issue 29

Stewart Perkins, Bristol 2004. Photo courtesy PJ Holden

In Memoriam: Stewart Perkins (WR Logan)

Writer Richmond Clements, co-editor of FutureQuake, pays tribute to an unsung hero of British comics – and particularly 2000AD – fandom, whose death was announced at the weekend… There has been a running black joke this year about the innumerable number of good people who’ve been dying. In our nerd culture, the many fandoms have theirContinue reading In Memoriam: Stewart Perkins (WR Logan)