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The Forbidden Planet International · 3d ago

Angouleme 2018 – the Grand Prix

On Tuesday last, the organisers of the Angoulême Festival announced the three creators that are in the running for the Grand Prix, the lifetime achievement award with which the Festival want...
The Forbidden Planet International · 3d ago

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) # 147

It’s Friday, that means it’s time for Joe and Richard to take a little spin around whateve...
The Forbidden Planet International · 4d ago

Angouleme 2018 – the nominees

As explained in my previous post, every new edition of the Angoulême Festival comes with a...
The Forbidden Planet International · 4d ago

Reviews: Star Wars – the Art of the Last Jedi

The Art of Star Wars: the last Jedi, Phil Szostak, Abrams So, The Last Jedi, eh? Everyone has their opinion on the movie, whether they think it good or bad, or a disgraceful act of misandry ...
The Forbidden Planet International · 4d ago

Space Precinct Reloaded – signing in FP Belfast!

Gerry Anderson’s creations have entertained and delighted generations of kids, both his pioneering Supermarionation puppet shows and his live action sci-fi series, always with fabulous designs (that made oh such equally fabulous toys!). For many of u...
The Forbidden Planet International · 5d ago

Reviews: Sin du Jour returns with Gluttony Bay

Gluttony Bay: a Sin du Jour Affair, Matt Wallace, Tor Though bittersweet has often been the predominant flavour in Matt Wallace’s Sin du Jour novella series from Tor, the latest and penultimate installment, Gluttony Bay, is rather more bitter than sw...
The Forbidden Planet International · 6d ago

Time to celebrate – 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of the 1st UK Comic Convention

Of the many anniversaries this year, this one is something special. Back in 1968 the first...
The Forbidden Planet International · 6d ago

Reviews: “magically melodic” – Pixar’s Coco

Coco, Directed by Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina Starring Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal...
The Forbidden Planet International · 6d ago

The 2000 AD Preview: Prog 2064

Out on Wednesday, the new 2000 AD, exploding onto the shelves of your local comic shop… Yep, the Mac is back this week in Bad Company: Terrorists by Peter Milligan, Rufus Dayglo, and Dom Regan. And it’s a fine, fine bit of classic 2000AD beautifully ...
The Forbidden Planet International · 1W ago

Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #146

And yes, there it is, the time of week once more where Richard and Joe bung up some news a...