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Leicester Has A Hero

The winner of the Hero for Leicester competition – part of the Blam! comics season organised by Leicester library earlier this year which included appearances by Bryan Talbot and others – was Fox Spirit by Giles Meakin. Eight entries were… Read More ›

ITV seeks Sanctuary

Trade magazine Broadcast reports ITV4 has secured broadcasting rights to the first season of Sanctuary, a new show starring Stargate-SG1 and Stargate: Atlantis star Amanda Tapping, which started life recently as Internet webisodes. The 20-minute web pilot gained more than… Read More ›

London Comics Exhibition

London’s independent book distributor bookartbookshop is hosting an exhibition of comics this month from London Underground Comics and the Camden Comics Stall. Regular titles such as Modern Monstrosity, Summer Ball Tongue of the Dead, Monkeys might Puke, Ninja Bunny and… Read More ›

Who’s the Best Who?

… the answer, I’ve always believed, is that the best Doctor Who is almost always the one you grew up with. It’s no surprise then that, given the modern show’s target audience (a recent Broadcast feature indicated this is anyone… Read More ›