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When Frank Cho Got to Hold Jonathan Ross’s Frank Frazetta Original Art

Frank Cho is in London this week, with friends, for a variety of Sherlock Homes-related events. He’s just signed a bunch of his work at Forbidden Planet, but he’s finding all sorts of distractions. Such as palling with Britain’s Head Geek, broadcaster, comedian and host Jonathan Ross, and his eye-watering gallery of original comic book […]



Love Actually Sequel Airs Tonight On BBC 1 For Red Nose Day (VIDEOS)

Tonight, BBC 1 shows a new ten minute sequel to the Love Actually movie for Comic Relief’s charity telethon, Red Nose Day, called Red Nose Day Actually with Hugh Grant, Liam Nielson, Colin Firth, Kiera Knightley, Bill Nighy, Andrew Lincoln, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Martine McCutcheon, Rowan Atkinson and more. They will also be joined […]

Fanboy Rampage: When Is A Comic Not A Comic

It’s one of the oldest comic arguments going. And today on Twitter it was between Tony S Daniel, Greg Capullo, Kurt Busiek, Jonathan Ross and others. Here is a smattering of what went down. Feel free to follow individual timelines for nuance, comprehension and context. Consider these a few headlines… @ivygirl851 @ExcelsiorAward @CharlesSoule but I […]

The Big Auction At Orbital Comics Last Night Cost Me Dear…

Last night, I went to a comic book art auction at Orbital Comics, to raise money for the Lakes Festival, held every year in Kendal. It was hosted by Jonathan Ross and leader of the Liberal Democrats and Kendal MP, Tim Farron. I was a university acquaintance of Farron, so it was nice to see […]


London Super Comic Con 2015 – From New York To Vegas

As ever, rival London ExCel show MCM Expo covered the local DLR stations in ads for their shows… though the London Super Comic Con felt secure with their ads on Syfy TV instead…. here’s a look at the show, with cosplay to follow.   I wanted to give special praise to the Press Room at the […]


Look What The Hugo’s Could Have Won! Jonathan Ross At The Eisners

Remember when Jonathan Ross was castigated after accepting the invitation from Neil Gaiman to host this year’s Hugo Awards? It was quite a thing and made it onto the front pages of newspapers. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhcrirYTOM4[/youtube] Well, on Friday he was the final presenter of the Eisner Awards. You can see the full recipients here, but you […]


Another Day, Another Hugo Controversy

You may remember how, when the UK’s biggest chatshow host Jonathan Ross was asked and agreed to host the Hugo Awards for free, certain people were up in arms. Charges of sexism, of bullying, of being outside of the fan community were laid. None of which seemed to actually stack up when they were challenged, […]

Jonathan Ross And Ian Churchill Hit Banbury (Video, Pics And Report)

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTn4MwYOU3o[/youtube] I had a very pleasant afternoon visiting Banbury in Oxfordshire yesterday. My parents have retired here, but that’s not why I was up here with the family. Not totally.No, it was because Jonathan Ross and Ian Churchill were signing the first two issues of their Image comic book, Revenge. It was an unlikely place, […]

Things To Do In Banbury Today If You Like Jonathan Ross

Today, Jonathan Ross and Ian Churchill are signing copies of their comic book Revenge today, at Comic Connections, a small comic shop in the sleepy town of Banbury, Oxfordshire, the town my parents retired to. So right now I am whizzing up the M40 from London to Banbury, ostensibly to visit my folks but really […]


Jonathan Ross And Ian Churchill Talk Revenge At Diamond Retailer Day, London (VIDEO)

Straight from yesterday’s Diamond Retailer Day in London, the day before today’s London Super Comic Con…  Jonathan Ross and Ian Churchill talk about their new comic book Revenge, as well as what they’ll be doing next. Jonathan has a number of projects to work on and Ian is doing more Marineman… Let’s see them entertain the […]

The Hugos, Jonathan Ross, His Family And Neil Gaiman

Bleeding Cool ran a summary of the twitterstorm that kicked off in the light of Jonathan Ross being announced at the host of this year’s Hugo Awards at LonCon, WorldCon in London, with our own particular take. It got linked to from a few places. In the aftermath of Jonathan Ross withdrawing, a few events […]

When Jonathan Ross Was Presenting The Hugo Awards. Until He Wasn’t.

Jonathan Ross, is one of the UK’s best known broadcasters, comedians and presenters, hosting a late night chat show and with a sideline in severe geekdom. And he’s done quite a lot to make that a little more mainstream in his time on the stage of celebrity. Recently, he’s begun writing comics books from the […]