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A Very British Transphobia?

A Very British Flavour of Transphobia to Consider

The video killed the band in the US for years, but in the UK hardly caused a flutter, repeatedly shown on the BBC show Top Of The Pops.Much of this imagery was a reflection of transvestite performances, rather that of trans people But it seems some did not make such a distinction As a result,[...]

Some highlights from The Big Flower Fights, episodes 1-4 (image courtesy of Netflix).

The Big Flower Fight Season 1 Eps. 1-4 Grew On Us Quite Quickly

The Big Flower Fight premiered on Netflix and surprisingly this 8-episode flower showdown, hosted by comedians Vic Reeves (Coronation Street) and Natasia Demetriou (What We Do in the Shadows) is absolutely delightful. As is the custom with the more popular baking series, think Food Network's Halloween Wars when contestants are expected to create large sculptures […]

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Diamond UK Distributing to British Comic Shops For Sale on May 11th

Diamond Comics UK has been holding the final week of American comic books that were sent across the Atlantic before the shutdown in their Warrington offices Which mean that while US and Canadian stores got the launch of Hellions and the Road To Empyre, the British shores didn't Bleeding Cool reported that Diamond UK would[...]

Rick and Morty returns May 7 to UK's E4, courtesy of Adult Swim.

Rick and Morty Sets May Return to UK's E4; Harley Quinn Joining Them

Our destructive duo is set to return to the UK's E4 on Thursday, May 7, and when they do? They're bringing Warner Bros Animation's hit DC Universe comedy Harley Quinn with them Voiced by executive producer Kaley Cuoco (The Big Bang Theory), the series finds Harley striking out on her own and looking to start[...]

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The UK Comic Store That Got US Comics This Week – And FCBD Too

Rather than relying on Diamond UK for weekly orders, Richard Emms engages in a little grey market subdistribution from stores in the USA They are not the only store to do such, Forbidden Planet managed to get all the DC Walmart exclusive comic books in stores for example Geolocked licensed books such as Doctor Who,[...]

Gosh Comics Of London, Still Open, Waiving Delivery Charges

No US Comics In The UK For At Least A Month

Bleeding Cool had reported that, contradicting previous reports, the UK would not receive a delivery of US comic books this week, and likely would not for some time Gosh Comics tells us, Important news for our standing order customers We had hoped to be regularly sending out your orders throughout the lockdown period, but we have[...]


“The Witcher” Episode 8 Review: “Much More” is a Promise, But Does The Show Keep it?

"The Witcher" Season 2 Production Halted; First Major Made-In-UK TV Drama Shuttered Over Coronavirus Concerns [REPORT]

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, Netflix has halted production on the second season of Henry Cavill/Anya Chalotra/Freya Allan-starrer The Witcher for at least two weeks - making it the first major television drama production in the UK to be shuttered over the virus.[caption id="attachment_1140154" align="alignnone" width="2000"] The WitcherHenry Cavill[/caption]Deadline Hollywood reports exclusively that the[...]


"Batwoman": Channel 4's E4 Secures "Arrowverse" Series UK Broadcast Rights

All Rights Reserved.[/caption]But before a new "Arrowverse" can be born, we need to finish making a few "changes" to the multiverse we kinda-sorta still have - which is exactly what will happen when our heroes look to "Take Back the Worlds" as the mega crossover concludes with a double-header of Arrow and DC's Legends of[...]




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Spider-Man Vacations in the UK with a New Diamond Select Figure

That would make more sense if it was a UK exclusive but the fact that it’s available all over through select retailers is quite interesting I do understand that Spider-Man: Far from Home took place “far from home” but I’m not sure how the flag with this figure makes it stand out from the rest[...]


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"Rick and Morty": UK Gets Early Squanch – E4 Sets November 20th Premiere

Fans of Adult Swim's Rick and Morty have been counting down the months and days until Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland's animated mayhem returned to their screens once more (with five episode airing in 2019, beginning Sunday, November 10, at 11:30 p.m).[caption id="attachment_1116473" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Adult Swim[/caption]Well, that wait is now officially over with season[...]


Maisie Williams to Host UK "RuPaul’s Drag Race" for BBC

Maisie Williams to Host UK "RuPaul's Drag Race" for BBC

Ugh.[caption id="attachment_1035626" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Maisie WilliamsPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Turns out, Williams will be sashaying into guest judging duties for a UK adaptation of USA-favorite reality competition series, RuPaul's Drag Race!“What I love the most about drag is the story of the drag queen behind the facade[...]

Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo Being Investigated for Consumer Rights Violations

The Competition and Markets Authority of the United Kingdom has started an investigation into the business practices of Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, focusing mainly on their online gaming contracts. The CMA will examine whether the contract terms are fair, how easy it is to cancel a pre-order or obtain a refund, and how the auto-renewal […]

'Fear the Walking Dead' Season 5 Sets U.K. Premiere Date; U.S. East Coast Simulcast

Customers of British Telecom's BT TV will have exclusive viewing rights through the AMC UK channel beginning with the simulcast at 02:00 BST (2 a.m.) and then the show's regular timeslot at 21:00 BST (9 p.m.).[caption id="attachment_984575" align="alignnone" width="1014"] AMC[/caption]AMC is available free of charge in the U.K to BT customers on BT TV, and[...]