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British Comic Book Stores, Currently Planning to Open on June 15th

English Comic Shops Can Open Back Up on June 15th, Boris Says So

Yesterday saw Prime Minister Boris Johnson's right-hand man Dominic Cummings try and defend his lockdown-busting behaviour as some kind of vehicular eye-test Which saw officials having to issue public guidance for people to not to use short driving trips to test their eye-sight, even faster than disinfectant manufacturers had to, to stop people injecting themselves[...]


British Comic Creators React to Boris Johnson's Coronavirus Statement

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson MP, has just addressed the nation, telling us to stay alert, control the virus and plan to open up the country, in a very measured fashion The government’s motto “Stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives” has been replaced with: “Stay alert, control the[...]


Boris Johnson Names His Sixth or Seventh Child, Wilfred

But that is the case with Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland It previous said '6 or 7', it now says 'at least 6' Four children with his second wife Marina Wheeler, a daughter with arts consultant Helen MacIntyre which was kept a secret from all for years, a possible unconfirmed[...]

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Boris, WWE and the Return of Comics in the Daily LITG April 13th 2020

Right now that means comic retailer plans to fix the direct market, possible plans from Diamond to begin distribution again, Zoom backgrounds and Boris Johnson Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail[...]

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson Reading Tintin Comics in Hospital

Bleeding Cool has received reports that Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson MP, has received copies of his favourite Tintin comics to read in hospital Boris, who was infected with the coronavirus, was hospitalised into intensive care and given oxygen to support his breathing He is now undergoing a long recovery[...]

When a Comic Book Facebook Group Gets Political The Day Before a General Election

It is currently expected that Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party will be returned to government with a small majority - but it is in no way certain The Conservative Party has had to throw their usual fiscal conservatism to the dogs, and up public spending across the board paid for increased borrowing, But that's[...]

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Frank Cho Mash Up of Avengers: Infinity War and Frozen 2 (SPOILERS)

Okay, okay this will need a spoiler warning sign. Not so much for Avengers: Infinity War because by now, come on. But for Frozen 2 which, you know, is only just out. So. Spoiler warning. Then we'll go see what Frank Cho has drawn for you all. There we go. Another one of his black […]



It's Tuesday morning. The mind wanders… and politics and comic books combine.     Shut up, I don't care. Although saying that, any criticism in the comments will ensure I never do this again. Or, ensure I do it anyway in some Nixonian internally-destructive psychological 'I'll-show-em' fashion. Your call. I apologise now.

The Incredible Hulk Comes to the British Supreme Court

Now whether or not Prime Minister Boris Johnson can prorogue (close, before reporting) Parliament is less an appeal to constitutional parliamentary practices, but a tribalist call for those who want Brexit and those who don't Proroguing Parliament increases the chances of Brexit happening with a no-deal crash-out by stopping Parliament from doing all it can[...]

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson Gets Smashed By Hulk References

In an interview with the Mail On Sunday, Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson MP, compared himself - and Britain - to the Incredible Hulk In quite specifically geeky detail too. 'Banner might be bound in manacles, but when provoked he would explode out of them Hulk always escaped, no matter how[...]

Boris Johnson, New Prime Minister of Britain, is to the Left of Hillary Clinton?

Boris Johnson, New Prime Minister of Britain – to the Left of Hillary Clinton?

#notcomicsBoris Johnson, MP has just been elected by members of the Conservative and Unionist Party And because the Conservatives, with support from the Democratic Unionist Party, have a (slim) majority in the House Of Commons, Boris Johnson will now be Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The current Prime Minister, Theresa May, will[...]

Brexit: Independence Day: The Movie: Recut

Because no trailer can have too many colons… can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Brexit: Independence Day: The Movie: Recut ( Final image courtesy of Jeremiah Tolbert.

Boris Johnson On Drugs On The Daily Show

This is Boris Johnson, Mayor of London on drugs A couple of classic quotes; "Yes, cannabis is dangerous, but no more than other perfectly legal drugs It's time for a rethink, and the Tory party - the funkiest, most jiving party on Earth - is where it's happening.""I can't remember what my line on drugs is[...]

Forbidden Planet vs London Underground

Tomorrow, the biggest comic shop in the UK, Forbidden Planet on Shaftesbury Avenue, London, is having a signing with Jim Mahfood and Scott C, to celebrate their books Carl: The Cat That Makes Peanut Butter Sandwiches and Double Fine Action Comics Volume 1. They intend to spend the hours from 4pm to 7pm signing and […]