Mary Poppins Returns…

by Deepdarkredon 12/03/2018
In a world full of adaptations, remakes, sequels and revivals, I have to admit that the return of Mary Poppins is the one thing I am actually looking forward too. Last week’s Oscars saw the release of the first teaser trailer of the heavily anticipated (at least by me) return of the best nanny a […]

DON’T PANIC! A celebration of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/03/2018
Forty years ago today, an earth shattering piece of radio was broadcast for the first time. This revelatory piece of radio was The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.

Porcelaine 3 – Mère

by Deepdarkredon 25/02/2018
Good news to all Francophones and Francophiles! The third issue of Porcelain, one of Improper Books’ best known works is now available in French via Éditions Delcourt. Available since the 21st of February, the third installment of this compelling story will most definite cause the same uproar as the previous two installments. Improper Books, which through […]

Kickstarter spotlight Eternal Kings

by Andy Haighon 10/02/2018
Rolanda Issa’s Eternal Kings does something which strikes me as such a ‘why has nobody done this already?’ thing it kind boggles my mind. Eternal Kings to explain it in a simple way takes Chess, which almost everybody has played at some point, and combines it with a card game like for example Magic The […]

MCM Birmingham Comic Con is back for 2018!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 08/02/2018
Opening the convention season of 2018, MCM Birmingham Comic Con will bring an action-packed weekend of pop culture to the NEC, when it returns to the West Midlands on 17-18 March. Featuring everything from comics, movies, games and sci-fi to cosplay, anime and steampunk. Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead and Guardians of the Galaxy) has […]

SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors!

by Peter Ray Allisonon 07/02/2018
Following the rip-roaring launch of Sci-Fi in the City last year (reviewed here), its second coming will arrive at Sheffield’s O2 Academy on the first weekend of October 2018 (Earth Time), with a special pre-party on Friday 5th. This year it is reborn as SFW in the City II: Sci-Fi Fantasy Warriors! The headlining guests […]

Sneaky Zebra Announce Latest Short Plans

by TinkerTonkson 17/01/2018
UK based filmmakers Sneaky Zebra last week launched a new Indiegogo campaign to fund their latest short film: Echoes of Darkness. The Star Wars themed fan film, penned by Sneaky’s very own Gary Scullion, aims to explore the new landscape of the universe created between ‘Return of the Jedi’ and ‘The Force Awakens’. Instead of […]

Po-Zu launch Star Wars inspired footwear

by Peter Ray Allisonon 24/11/2017
Finding geek-wear for the ethically-minded has always been tricky at best.  Often, geek clothing was manufactured to meet the exacting demands of fans , with little to no thought as to the environmental sustainability, use of animal products or fair deals for workers in the supply chain. Until now… Ethical clothing company Po-Zu have been […]

Comic Con Arabia Invites First American Guests

by Erinon 10/11/2017
We’ve got some exciting news regarding Comic Con Arabia today. This will be the first Saudi convention featuring guests from America.  Riki Lecotey (known in the cosplay community as Riddle) will become the first American female cosplayer to be welcomed in Saudi Arabia. She will be joined by Carlos Blanchard (Rage Custom Creations, and widely […]

Fan film Never Hike Alone rejuvenates Friday The 13th

by Andy Haighon 17/10/2017
Friday The 13th is one of the biggest franchises in horror film history. Jason Vorhees, the hockey mask wearing killer, has long been absorbed into the pop culture landscape but in terms of film the franchise has been pretty dead since a failed attempt to reboot it in 2009. Then a further attempt to revive […]