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Marvel Comics #1000 Second Printing Will Have a Miracleman Cover

Marvel Comics #1000 Second Printing Will Have a Miracleman Cover

I know the power of a Miracleman cover. Mark Buckingham drawing him on the cover of Dirtbag #2, published by my own Twist & Shout Comics back in the early nineties, means it now sells on Amazon for plenty money. Especially after Mike Meyer and I pulped the remaining 2000 copies of the initial 3000 […]

The Batman/Medieval Spawn and Angela/X-Men Crossovers That Neil Gaiman Never Wrote

The Batman/Medieval Spawn and Angela/X-Men Crossovers That Neil Gaiman Never Wrote

Comic book journalist and historian Daniel Best is serialising certain chapters from his book The World Versus Todd McFarlane and I suddenly realise I need a copy. A detailed look at the legal battles Todd McFarlane has been involved with over the years, just these evtracts add much to recent direct market comic book history. […]

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“Good Omens” & “Fleabag”: Amazon Prime Video Would Welcome Series Returns

If anyone was expecting a quiet Saturday out of Amazon Prime Video, then they were sadly mistaken. During their turn at the Television Critics Association‘s (TCA) summer press event, the streamer made a number of big announcements. Sci-fi drama The Expanse was given a fifth season pick-up months ahead of its Season 4 debut, while […]

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Talking to Laurie Penny About the Switch From British Politics to Hollywood

Laurie Penny is best known – in the UK at least – as a political columnist and activist, writing for the Independent, the Guardian, Time Magazine, Buzzfeed, Vice, Salon, The Nation, Medium and was a contributing editor at the New Statesman. She is – or at least was – a familiar face on British political discussion TV and radio shows, and has written a number of […]


“The Sandman”: Netflix Confirms 11-Episode Series Order; Neil Gaiman Comments

One day later, and it’s official: Netflix has ordered an 11-episode series for The Sandman, based on Neil Gaiman‘s DC Comics-Vertigo comic book series Sandman and stemming from the Warner Bros. Television Group. The move comes more than three years after an effort to bring the work to the big screen via New Line fell […]

'Good Omens': Costume and Set Designers Discuss that Long Cold Open

“Good Omens” Crew Posts Touching Terry Pratchett Tribute

Sir Terence David John Pratchett (or Terry, if you read his books) was possessed of a singular intellect, with a passion for writing clever dialogue for clever characters. His Discworld books are particular favorites of mine, but nothing, and I mean nothing, comes close to Good Omens, his 1990 collaboration with another clever person, Neil […]

Jody Whittaker's Doctor Meets The Corsair in Titan's Doctor Who Comics

Jodie Whittaker’s 13th Doctor Meets The Corsair in Titan’s Doctor Who Comics

Last month Bleeding Cool mentioned that in August, the Doctor Who comics from Titan, written by Jody Houser, would feature ‘the Doctor’s Childhood Time Lord Hero’. Commentor Alex Greystar wrote ‘This is going to be the Corsair, right?’ It is, Alex, it is. From September’s solicitations… DOCTOR WHO 13TH #12 CVR A FISH (W) Jody […]

William Gibson’s Alien III: The Path from Screenplay to Audio Play

William Gibson’s “Alien III”: The Path from Screenplay to Audio Drama

William Gibson wrote his legendary screenplay for Alien III more than 30 years ago. Now you can experience it as an audio play, thanks to Audible. Gibson wrote the script back in 1987 at the height of his fame as the father of Cyberpunk and cultural influence. He made science fiction hip and cool for […]

Walking Round the Good Omens Pop Up On Greek Street, Soho

Walking Round the Good Omens Pop Up On Greek Street, Soho

Yesterday, I rocked up at the Good Omens Pop Up on Greek Street, Soho, London, recreating Aziraphale’s bookshop from Good Omens – the book and the TV show – and giving folk an immersive experience. This includes an escape room, a gallery of artwork created for the show and props from the show. I rocked […]

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It’s the End of the World as We Know it, and ‘Good Omens’ Feels Fantastic (REVIEW)

“The whole business with the fossilized dinosaur skeletons was a joke that paleantologists haven’t seen yet,” intones the voice of god, realized wryly by Frances McDormand, “This proves two things: Firstly, God does not play dice with the universe- I play an ineffable game of my own devising. For everyone else, it’s like playing poker […]