Clacks Boardgame Cover Art by Amber Grundy

New Discworld-inpsired game, Clacks, on sale now from Backspindle Games

Backspindle Games – the Northern Ireland-based games design company, the creators of fun and strategy board games such as Guards! Guards!, the pocket strategy game Codinca and the award-winning Luchador! Mexican Wrestling Dice – have begun shipping their new Discworld-inspired game, Clacks, featuring art by Amber Grundy. The game, which had its official release at the Irish Discworld Convention in Cork earlyContinue reading New Discworld-inpsired game, Clacks, on sale now from Backspindle Games

SFX Weekender line up includes comics guests Abnett, Mills, Talbot and Lee

This year’s SFX Weekender, organised by SFX Magazine takes places next month at Pontins in Camber Sands, and the event promises to have plenty of things to interest comics fans as well as exclusive screenings, tons of prizes giveaways and guests. There’s also a competition being run at the moment to win tickets. Highlights ofContinue reading SFX Weekender line up includes comics guests Abnett, Mills, Talbot and Lee

Tube Surfing: 23 June 2008

• Comics writer Jason Cobley is a guest on the BBC Radio 4 show The Learning Curve at 8.30pm tonight, Monday 23rd June, discussing using Classical Comics’ Shakespeare books in the classroom with the legendary Libby Purves. “I’m not sure whether to be excited, terrified, or just cool as a cucumber,” says Jason, author ofContinue reading Tube Surfing: 23 June 2008

Pratchett Fights On

The Times reports on an interview on BBC Breakfast today, revealing how the onset of Alzheimer’s disease has started to affect the writing of Terry Pratchett’s best-selling fantasy Discworld series. The author vowed to carry on writing despite having the disease diagnosed last year but revealed that his spelling had become erratic and his typingContinue reading Pratchett Fights On