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The Final Print Issue Of Wasted

The Final Print Issue Of Wasted

This is the final print issue of the drugs-themed comedy British comic, Wasted What is it with Brits and issue eights, the same number as Dodgem Logic went to before it decided to go online, as Wasted is now doing as well.Either way, this final issue leaves us with a smorgasbord of names, including Kelly[...]


Pro Con Hits Birmingham In June

Pro Con Hits Birmingham In June

Comics Launch Pad is a very different kind of comic convention. While usually comic book professionals attend conventions for free, at Launch Pad they pay – but they are the only ones allowed to attend. It's a convention for comic book professionals or aspiring professionals, with talks, seminars, demonstrations and workshops in Birmingham, England. Keynote […]

British TV Documentaries About Comic Books Twenty Years Ago

British TV Documentaries About Comic Books Twenty Years Ago

Let's take a quick trip through recent comic history through the power of old British TV shows about comics See the change in comics culture, attitudes, trust in the future and, well, clothes and hairstyles.Here's a  Channel 4 documentary  from 1989 looking at Watchmen, DKR, Crisis, etc and takes its theme as "The Day[...]

Why Are All The Superheroes British

Why Are All The Superheroes British?

America is the home of the superhero. Both in comics, TV and film, America is where the superhero has had most commercial success. So why does it seem that Hollywood is now turning to the Brits to play them all? Because, for a clean cut, musclebound guy with a pearly white smile, Britain doesn't feel […]

The Anglophile DVD Recommendation List For The Holidays

The Anglophile DVD Recommendation List For The Holidays

Basically a list of cool British TV DVDs of stuff, the majority of which is not available in the US normally, or if they are, in in a diluted form What with Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up, consider this a handy dandy way to be cooler than your friends and get in on something early.Anyone[...]

Ferg Handley And Kev Hopgoods Lawless In Strip Magazine

Ferg Handley And Kev Hopgood's Lawless In Strip Magazine

Ferg Handley and Kev Hopgood's dramatic historical adventure comic Lawless is the latest announced serialised number for next year's British newstand anthology Strip Magazine.Ferg I've known of old, he's currently best known for his work on the war-time newstand comic, Commando, while Kev Hopgood is the co-creator of War Machine The comic is the story[...]