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Dave’s Cultamania: Marvel Movies – the B-Movie years

by Dave Foyon 25/05/2016
Dave’s Cultamania: Marvel Movies – the B-Movie years With the current Marvel cinematic saga entering its self-proclaimed ‘Phase Three’ with the recent release of the fantastic Captain America: Civil War, and now subsequent movies planned right up until 2019 – it’s fair to say that Marvel Studios is currently on the crest of a wave; […]

Porcelain: Bone China goes international

by Deepdarkredon 09/02/2016
Bone China, the sequel to Porcelain: A Gothic Fairytale has hit print last year, to rave reviews. one of which you can read right here. The independent publishing studio that focuses on tales that bear a touch of the fantastic and otherworldly has released the following: Improper Books are delighted to announce the upcoming international […]

Improper Books titles go digital!

by Deepdarkredon 18/10/2015
According to a recent press release by Improper Books, their titles: Porcelain – A gothic fairytale, Night Post, Butterfly Gate and the newly added to the roster Mulp, are to be available digitally on Sequential, a comic and graphic novel app, available for iPad. Sequential works with publishers including Knockabout, Fantagraphics, Dark Horse, Top Shelf, […]

Improper Books strikes again!

by Deepdarkredon 23/09/2015
For those of you who don’t know this yet, Improper Books, to quote its creators, ”is a comic and book publishing studio focusing on creator-owned stories that have a touch of the fairy tale, the fantastical, or the otherworldly.” With titles such as Porcelain – A Gothic Fairytale and Butterfly Gate, they have gained, slowly, but […]

Mengelmoes – Consistently Good

by Deepdarkredon 04/03/2015
A while back (over a year, to be exact) I got to read the first issue of Willem Samuel’s Mengelmoes; a comic that follows his life and (mis)adventures at various stages, in a realistic and familiar manner. We’ve all been there at least once, whether it was arguments with our family and friends or pining over […]

Geek Pride Lets its Inner Monster out at Demoncon9

by Farleighkinson 16/02/2015
It all started 4 and a half years ago in a coffee shop in Maidstone, Kent. Graham Beadle, a local comic shop owner and a group of artist friends decided to get together and hold a sketch day for a few people. 100 people came through the doors of the coffee shop that day, they […]

The Avengers: Bringing Online Gaming into the Mainstream

by Andrew Corbanon 13/11/2014
While it is no secret that the Marvel comic strip has inspired some of the finest movies and console games of the last decade, the upcoming Avengers film may yet surpass all that has gone before it. With trailers now being released online and the film itself due to hit the cinemas in May 2015, […]

Bone China to be released in early 2015!

by Deepdarkredon 07/11/2014
Improper Books are delighted to announce PORCELAIN: BONE CHINA by Benjamin Read & Chris Wildgoose. The second volume of their creator-owned Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale trilogy, Bone China is set for release in Spring 2015. A free, full colour preview of the first 12 pages of Bone China will be available at THOUGHT BUBBLE […]

Infographic: Visual Guide to all the Superhero Movies up Until 2020

by Becca Harperon 18/10/2014
With a smorgasbord of superhero movies being announced in the last couple of weeks it’s all getting a little dizzying, so many titles coming in the short space of just 5 years, it’s easy to lose track. Handily for us geeks, the folks over at Comics Alliance have put all this information in the form […]

Porcelaine – Gamine to be released today

by Deepdarkredon 17/09/2014
About two years back Porcelain: A Gothic Fairytale hit the shelves in the UK, creating quite a stir. It was new, it was fresh and most definitely it was entertaining. As someone who has read it, I can wholeheartedly recommend it (I take no responsibility for the impatience you’ll feel when you’re done and you […]