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ROK buys Fun Little Movies

The ROK Entertainment Group, owners of ROK Comics, has announced it has acquired a 51 per cent controlling interest in Los Angeles-based Fun Little Movies. FLM specialises in the development, production and distribution of original mobile-oriented comedy for global distribution… Read More ›

TV21 #4

With a little while to go before my initial sale of several issues of the iconic 1960s comic TV Century 21 and other issues ends, I’ve just put #4 of this great 1960s iconic comic up for auction on ebay…. Read More ›

Hammer Time at Memorabilia

The winter Memorabilia collectables fair (www.memorabilia.co.uk) takes place at the NEC in Birmingham (UK) next weekend (24-25th November) and among the attractions, including guest appearances by Heroes‘ Greg Grunberg and a number of Hammer veterans, including Barrie Ingham, Caroline Munro,… Read More ›

It’s Batman!

Here’s a gem from YouTube: a trailer for the 1943 cinema serial. Batman uses a gun… The poster doesn’t think this is the original trailer that was shown at the time of its original release but from the re-release, back… Read More ›