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Wham! Smash! and Pow! The Complete Ken Reid

There's fantastic crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo platform to raise funds to print the complete official collection of the work of the British comics legend Ken Reid in Wham!, Smash! and Pow! comics published by Odhams Press Ltd. in the ‘60s...

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Be Vigilant!

The Vigilant, the new one-shot collection from Rebellion, has a really great cover and this looks like an impressive revival of stories that were loved by the readers. But I think it’s regrettable if the original creators of these characters, or their...

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New Charley’s War collection: Bravo, Rebellion!

Rebellion have done an absolutely brilliant job on the new Charley's War series. This really is the definitive edition. Everyone concerned must have put a helluva lot of work into it; so my sincere thanks to all those concerned. I know many (maybe all?)...

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Bolland’s Slaine

Just got my Hachette volumes of The Horned God. Very impressed with the accompanying poster by Brian Bolland showing Dredd, Strontium Dog and Slaine. Brian's depiction of Slaine is absolutely spot-on. Slaine's character is summed up perfectly in it - not...

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Review: Accident Man the movie

My wife, Lisa, and I sat down last night to watch Accident Man . We were both a little nervous because, all too often, movie adaptions of comic books get them so wrong. But, within seconds, we were relaxing and laughing out loud at this truly excellent take on the...

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Change of credit on Goodnight, John-boy

    You will see in future ads for Goodnight, John-Boy that e-book and paperback editions now bear just my name, although the material inside is copyright by Kevin and myself. This was an amicable change, based on the fact that I’ve written the novelization and...

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The Spanker

Remember this SPANKER annual, featuring the CANING COMMANDO? Maybe some of you still have an old copy kicking around in your attic? Or you may have picked one up at a car boot sale? SERIAL KILLER brought you more adventures of the intrepid CANING COMMANDO, helped by...

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IT’S A MIRACLE, BUT WE MADE IT!

February 11th sees the 2000AD convention and a celebration of the comic’s 40th birthday. It’s also the official launch for my text novel Serial Killer, with a signing at Gosh! bookshop the day before. Serial Killer is the first book in the Read Em and Weep series, a...

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Accident Man – The Movie

I'm very pleased to announce that Accident Man, co-created with Tony Skinner, is now in production as a feature film. Scott Adkins, the martial artist and action star (you may have seen him in Marvel's Doctor Strange, as Lucian), will play the eponymous Mike Fallon,...

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FORGOTTEN MASTERPIECE ‘IT HAPPENED HERE’

It Happened Here is one of my all-time favourite films, and I was delighted to join the the Music For Films podcast to talk about it. As Tim Concannon from Music for Films says, it's 'eerily prescient, given Farrage is now mobilising to march his army of malcontents...

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