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Dredd Needs Help, Citizen!

July 2, 2014 | By | Reply More
Dredd Needs Help, Citizen!

In May, 2000 AD appealed to its readers to help solve a mystery – and they replied in spades! The legendary British comic book asked fans to track down key episodes from the Judge Dredd comic strip that ran for around 2,980 episodes from 1981-1998 in the national Daily Star newspaper. Thanks to their detective […]

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The Art Of How To Train Your Dragon 2 by Linda Sunshine (book review).

June 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Art Of How To Train Your Dragon 2 by Linda Sunshine (book review).

‘Animation is an art form that begins and ends with the imagination.’ – Linda Sunshine author of ‘The Art Of How To Train Your Dragon 2’. With a forward by Gerard Butler, this glossy, behind the scenes peek at the art of ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2’ comes in at a healthy 160 pages […]

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The Art Of Ian Miller by Ian Miller and Tom Whyte (book review).

June 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Ian Miller by Ian Miller and Tom Whyte (book review).

Artist Ian Miller’s work is mostly in fantasy than SF but a lot of the time, artists in our genre do what they are paid to do. Miller has got paid to do work based off Tolkien, Lovecraft and Melvyn Peake. He also created the backgrounds for Ralph Baksi’s ‘Wizards’ animation film. When you look […]

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Feldstein: The Mad Life And Fantastic Art Of Al Feldstein! by Grant Geissman (book review).

June 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Feldstein: The Mad Life And Fantastic Art Of Al Feldstein! by Grant Geissman (book review).

Al Feldstein is a comicbook legend, even if he might be before most of us were born here. A main contributor and editor to EC Comics, creating the Crypt-Keeper along the way, and when they were forced to fold, later editing ‘Mad’ magazine. However, as the work in this book, ‘Feldstein: The Mad Life And […]

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Reading The Rabbit: Explorations In Warner Bros. Animation edited by Kevin S. Sandler (book review).

May 29, 2014 | By | Reply More
Reading The Rabbit: Explorations In Warner Bros. Animation edited by Kevin S. Sandler (book review).

Y’know, doc, the animation folk at Disney get more books written about them than us folk at Warner’s. Either way, the books are mostly written with permission than an unbias examination. Not here, doc. I tell ya for starters, editor Kevin Sandler from his introduction also points out that both companies created a lot of […]

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The Art Of John Harris: Beyond The Horizon (book review).

May 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Art Of John Harris: Beyond The Horizon (book review).

I first put a name to the paintings of SF artist John Harris with his book, ‘Mass: The Art Of John Harris’, which is now over a decade ago since I reviewed it. With ‘The Art Of John Harris: Beyond This Horizon’, there is now an opportunity to see what he has painted since then […]

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The Art Of Titanfall by Andy McVittie (book review).

April 27, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Titanfall by Andy McVittie (book review).

‘Titanfall’ is a first person shooter on-line game for XBOX One and Windows PCs. It was highly anticipated because it was the debut game from some of the creators of ‘The Call Of Duty’ series of games. Reviews of the game have been mixed and, in one instance, a review of the reviews has been […]

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The Art Of Thief by Paul Davies (book review).

March 23, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Art Of Thief by Paul Davies (book review).

‘The Art Of Thief’ is a graphical celebration of the Square Enix video game and published by Square Enix, available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, PS4 and Windows PC formats. From the first look at the cover it is clear that there is a spectacular treat inside. The cover is a misty grey background […]

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Modern Masters Volume Twenty-Nine: Cliff Chiang by Chris Arrant and Eric Nolen-Wathington (book review).

February 27, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Modern Masters Volume Twenty-Nine: Cliff Chiang by Chris Arrant and Eric Nolen-Wathington (book review).

Cliff Chiang isn’t an artist I’ve come across before. Mostly, I suspect, because I haven’t really picked up on recent Vertigo titles, the ‘Elsewhere’ graphic novels or his recent tenure on the ‘New 52’ ‘Wonder Woman’. Even so, I’m still a sucker to see how people advance in their careers in the comicbook world. With […]

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Steampunk Style edited by Steampunk Oriental Laboratory (book review).

February 25, 2014 | By | Reply More
Steampunk Style edited by Steampunk Oriental Laboratory (book review).

Now ‘Steampunk Style’ is a really unusual book. Its sub-title is ‘The Complete Illustrated Guide For Contraptors, Gizmologists And Primocogglers Everywhere’. Although I get the bit about makers of contraptions and gizmos, I don’t really know what a ‘primo’ is. The people who created the material are listed at the back of the book and […]

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