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Atlantis has done its own Brexit and has walled up Great Britain against the rest of the world No one gets in or out, even with a blue passport And they are threatening to drown the place And then everyone else.  That's right folks, it's War. 12 The giant squids are also back. Flashpoint Beyond did it eleven[...]
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Incomplete and unsatisfying defines Chibnall's era of Doctor Who. A Doctor for the Brexit Era is Miserable The Doctor of past eras was always an anti-establishment figure, contemptuous of authority who believed trust had to be earned They frequently brought down entire regimes and governments for being unfair and exploitative The monsters and killer robots of those[...]
Prime Minister Boris Johnson - From Hulk To Iron Man?
In 2019 in an interview with the Mail On Sunday, he talked about Brexit saying that "Banner might be bound in manacles, but when provoked he would explode out of them Hulk always escaped, no matter how tightly bound in he seemed to be – and that is the case for this country We will[...]
Krakoa And Brexit
Courtesy of Brexit, haulage firms in the British Isles estimate that one pallet of goods, which previously would have cost around £100 to ship, now costs an extra £50 to £350 for all the new administration costs needed for goods destined for Northern Ireland from mainland Britain Even though Northern Ireland and the rest of[...]
Gosh Comics Of London, Still Open, Waiving Delivery Charges
And it seems that, after Brexit, there are repeated border, customs, and sales issues between Britain and the rest of the European Union, often down to paperwork, customs checks, and delays Many companies have reported such issues, some relocating to mainland Europe as a result And even stuff that was meant to have been agreed,[...]
Kevin Feige Asks Cyclops For His Story, In Today's X-Men (Spoilers)
And a complete allegory for Brexit And one that Captain Britain herself is not that pleased about. Excalibur #21 But there is some disquiet about the future of the Braddock lighthouse on the Cornish coast, and a direct portal to Otherworld, as are similar lighthouses on many worlds, and once the home to Excalibur. Excalibur #21 It appears that[...]
Dominic Cummings References Spider-Man-Pointing Meme To Parliament
Seen as the principal figure in the Vote Leave campaign over Brexit, and played by Benedict Cumberbatch in the subsequent Channel 4 drama, he was brought into government when Boris Johnson was elected Prime Minister with a wide-ranging brief to deliver Brexit, but was also a major figure during the days of the pandemic His[...]
Judge Dredd Publisher Incensed Over Brexit Price of Importing Horses
He also has a bit of a sideline in medieval reenactments, and it may be that the jousting side of this is causing him problems. Today, Jason Kingsley posted to Facebook "I know it's a luxury thing and a first world problem to complain about but, due to Brexit rules changes, importing a decent horse from[...]
CBLDF – Defending Whistleblowers, Challenging Algorithms and Brexit?
However, as a result, the CBLDF saw many partner publishers and organisations pull away from the body, as revelations regarding NDAs that the organisation had made people sign were lifted, board members retired and resigned, as accounts were given and shared. CBLDF – Defending Whistleblowers, Challenging Algorithms and Brexit? The meeting was attended by Education Director, Karen[...]
How Brexit Affects Marvel Comics Today, In The Union #2
And it's the first issue published after Brexit was all finalised Something some comic book stores are having difficulty with – especially those outside the UK Such as Big Bang Comics in Ireland, which is having to deal with a) only being able to order comics through Diamond UK, not allowed to open a Diamond[...]
Brits Can't Post Anything Abroad Right Now?
This, of course, hitting just before the inevitable massive jump in postage costs after Brexit next weekend, likely all the worse because of a likely No Deal situation, is just peak British hellscape right now F-ck, honestly, between all this, my bullsh-t government and the chaos of Brexit literally just around the corner, I dunno[...]
Diego Luna is set to star in the upcoming Rogue One prequel series, courtesy of Disney.
Stellan Skarsgard (Chernobyl) and Kyle Soller (Brexit) are signing up to join Diego Luna (Narcos) when he reprises his role as Rebel Alliance officer Cassian Andor in the upcoming Disney+ Rogue One prequel series Though representatives from Disney declined to confirm Variety's reporting, the two actors are reportedly in final negotiations for undisclosed roles Original[...]
SCOOP: New Marvel British Superhero Team Comic Launches In Empyre
Bleeding Cool understands a new comic monthly comic from Marvel will star classic Invaders character Union Jack, alongside one hero from each of the main countries in the United Kingdon, England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, just as we are all going through Brexit And naturally, for a British superhero team, they will debut in[...]
Private Eye Magazine Presents a Real-Life Brexit Fantasy
But their cover is a treat, creating a fantasy novel-style cover to celebrate Britain's exit from the European Union, Brexit, and parodying the milk-and-honey promises of the Prime Minister, underlying racist rhetoric and issues over fishing rights All in one go. Private Eye Magazine, running for over fifty years, is probably the greatest influence on my[...]
“Pennyworth” is More than a Batman Prequel – It’s a Fever Dream of Sixties London
The show follows a particularly British tradition of surreal satire with anti-establishment political commentary. I watched the whole first season before I realised the show is an allegory for Brexit. can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Pennyworth – Official Trailer ( It Really Is About Brexit… The mood of chaos and anxiety in the show is a[...]
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And you just know that Union Jack voted Leave when it came to Brexit… DOCTOR DOOM #1 (W) Christopher Cantwell (A) Salvador Larroca (CA) Aco THE CRACK OF DOOM! From Christopher Cantwell (HALT AND CATCH FIRE, SHE COULD FLY) comes a new monthly ongoing series… Victor Von Doom – scientist, sorcerer, disfigured face, twisted soul – has been spending much[...]
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[...]
Brexit Party Offers Advice Over Increasing Prices in British Comic Shops
Before the Brexit referendum vote, a $4.99 US comic book cost around £3.60 to £3.75 in British comic book stores After the referendum vote, that rocketed to the current £4.25 to £4.50 pricepoint though some places will offer discounts to regular members, and some places will cut their profit margins further. Bleeding Cool informed you yesterday[...]
Brexit Sees Diamond UK Put Up Comic Book Prices
The British pound continues to crash against the US dollar as the impending likelihood of a no-deal Brexit becomes more and more likely, which affects imports from overseas, European and otherwise, making them more expensive. Which includes all those comic books from Marvel, DC, Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom, Dynamite and many more Today, Diamond UK[...]
Neil Gaiman, Warren Ellis, Al Ewing, Kieron Gillen and More Sign Guardian Letter Opposing Brexit
Nigel Farage who quit the Brexit-supporting UKIP parties as it became more alt-right and just launched The Brexit Party, gaining a third of the electorate's support While the remain-supporting Liberal Democrats with their slogan Bollocks To Brexit have tripled their support, topping both the Conservatives and Labour While Remain-supporting Labour/Tory splinter group Change UK which[...]
That Avengers Assemble Line in Brexit: An Uncivil War
Obviously, Brexit was won by geeks But tonight's Brexit: The Uncivil War on Channel 4 starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings and directed by Toby Haynes, made it official. Written by James Graham, he seems to have noted a certain geekiness amongst some of the main figures in the Vote Leave camp And underlined that in one[...]
SNL's Brexit Sketch Was Weirdest, Most Unexpected Thing They Ever Did
Near the end of NBC's Saturday Night Live (SNL) winter finale, we were treated to the last thing I ever expected them to do: a sketch about Brexit. This is unexpected My first thought was, "Why would they do this?" Most Americans don't know or care about Brexit They don't think Brexit would have any meaningful impact[...]