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Survivors Returns

The Forbidden Planet International web site reports the BBC has confirmed that it has concluded a deal with the estate of the late Terry Nation to create a new version of the cult 70s science fiction show Survivors. Nation, well-known… Read More ›

Thor heading for the UK

Marvel’s recently-revived Thor character (now being written with aplomb by J. Michael Straczynski) may be heading to the UK – but not in the comic. The Daily Mail reports that after enjoying a successful British production on Neil Gaiman’s Stardust,… Read More ›

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 ›