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Flash! (Waa Aah!)

The US SciFi Channel has announced that Eric Johnson will play the lead role of Flash Gordon in SciFi’s 22-episode “modern day retelling of the classic comic strip franchise.” This unofficial fan site for the actor, whose past genre credits… Read More ›

Happy Birthday, 2000AD!

Matthew Badham and David Baillie went to the 2000AD 30 year birthday bash last month. They’re just beginning to remember what the hell happened… Dave Baillie: Almost two weeks have passed since 2000AD’s 30th birthday bash in London. Firstly we’d… Read More ›

Wolverine on the BBC

UK digital TV channel CBBC has secured the UK rights to X-Men spin-off animation series Wolverine. First Serve Toonz, a joint venture company between India-based Toonz Animation and First Serve International, has sold the corporation the 26 x 30-minute series…. Read More ›

Second Life Star Trek

Okay, this is just so wrong, but not entirely unexpected. Seems some creative types in the Second Life virtual community have got the drop on Perpetual Entertainment and produced their own Star Trek-styled avatars. (There’s quite a lot of Trek… Read More ›