First thoughts There are often conflicting feelings when a much-loved TV show like Penny Dreadful carries its stories into the comic medium. On one hand, there is excitement over continuing the stories of our favourite characters! On the other, there is the worry that the stories won’t live up to the plans the show had […]
With convention season opening this month, MCM Birmingham Comic Con returns to the Birmingham NEC on 23-24 March for a weekend filled with all things geeky. The biggest comic con in the Midlands, MCM Birmingham comes filled with content for the discerning geek, from exclusive products to an array of special guests, including: Asa Butterfield, […]
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 […]
Hallows Fell, created by Thom Burgess and illustrated by Izzy Stanic, depicts a story that combines modern life and old time superstition in a seamless blend. Old stories of hags that yearn for some fresh blood are common in most places, tales to keep the children inside after dark, yet in this instance, they turn […]
To coincide with the release of the latest in Relic’s Dawn of War RTS series on the PC (Imaginatively titled Dawn of War III), Titan have launched a new comic, following 2 Blood Raven Sergeants searching for their Chapter Master, Gabriel Angelos. All about them, their brother Space Marines and their Imperial allies fight the […]
For eight years, the annual Sci-Fi & Fantasy Weekender has delivered a packed weekend of entertainment, guests, films and partying (reviewed here). Now they are turning metropolitan and bringing their sci-fi festival to Sheffield, the City of Steel, for Sci-Fi Weekender in the City. All the fun, fandom, and vibrant experience of the legendary Weekender […]
One of the highlights of the MCM Birmingham Comic Con is always the diverse costumes worn by the talented cosplayers that attend. The sheer breadth of costumes range from faithful recreations of those worn on screen to imaginative re-envisioning of iconic characters.
Last weekend, Peter Ray Allison ventured to Birmingham for two days of sci-fi geekery and cosplay for the iconic MCM Birmingham Comic Con.
A few years back Improper Books published the first part of the Porcelain saga: Porcelain – A Gothic Fairytale. The story continued in Bone China and (not soon enough) the third part will be released. Porcelain: Ivory Tower won’t hit the shelves until the summer of 2017, however a free preview became available for fans […]
Good news for the fans of web comic Breaks by Emma Vieceli and Malin Rydén. The first volume is going to be published by Soaring Penguin Press in the latter part of 2017. The popular comic, that has been running as a weekly segment from 2014 to 2016 tells the coming of age story of […]