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CBLDF &#8211 Defending Whistleblowers Challenging Algorithms and Brexit

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.[caption id="attachment_1330723" align="aligncenter" width="600"] CBLDF - Defending Whistleblowers, Challenging Algorithms and Brexit?[/caption]The meeting was attended[...]

How Brexit Affects Marvel Comics Today In The Union #2

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 Cant Post Anything Abroad Right Now

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[...]

Stellan Skarsgard and Kyle Soller Reportedly Join Rogue One Series

Stellan Skarsgard and Kyle Soller Reportedly Join Rogue One Series

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 Brexit British Superhero Team Comic Launches In Empyre

SCOOP: New Marvel Brexit 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

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: The Brexit Drama We Deserve &#8211 But Never Saw Coming [OPINION]

"Pennyworth": The Brexit Drama We Deserve – But Never Saw Coming [OPINION]

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.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIvOHGIzCd0 It Really Is About Brexit... The mood of chaos and anxiety in the show is a funhouse mirror reflection of the mood in the UK right now[...]


Doctor Doom Does Brexit in New Marvel Comic

Doctor Doom Does Brexit in New Marvel Comic

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

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[...]



How Much do American Comics Cost in Britain Today Because of Brexit

How Much do American Comics Cost in Britain Today Because of Brexit?

So yes, British politics seems to be in a bit of a turmoil. I may have a better grasp of what's going on tonight but for now… how does all this affect the prices of comic books? In 2016. as a result of the collapse of pound sterling after the referendum vote, Diamond UK put […]

Brexit Party Offers Advice Over Increasing Prices in British Comic Shops

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 to Make Comics in Britain Even More Expensive

Brexit to Make Comics in Britain Even More Expensive

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

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[...]

SNLs Brexit Sketch Was Weirdest Most Unexpected Thing They Ever Did

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[...]