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Archive for October, 2009

By Mark Clapham on 24 October 2009 Comments Off

I have mixed feelings about Terry Gilliam. While I like a lot of his films, and love a couple of them, I can’t help feeling that he’s not quite the artistic martyr his fans make him out to be…

By Mags L Halliday on 21 October 2009 Comments Off

This ‘Emma’ isn’t clueless…

By Mark Clapham on 20 October 2009 Comments Off

If Britain has a great TV industry it is because of the BBC, not in spite of it.

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By Mark Clapham on 16 October 2009 Comments Off

Fun with Dick and Damian… oh, and Azrael too.

By Mark Clapham on 15 October 2009 Comments Off

“It’s the 90s, and it’s time for… horrible painted artwork!”

By Mark Clapham on 14 October 2009 Comments Off

Now that’s an uncomfortable title for a white bloke to type.

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By Mark Clapham on 13 October 2009 Comments Off

Just one more thing…

By Mark Clapham on 12 October 2009 Comments Off

From being pencilled by Bob Kane to being made into a game by Rocksteady: a birthday look at Batman both in the beginning and in 2009.

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By Mark Clapham on 09 October 2009 Comments Off

Someone much smarter than me (no heckling at the back) once pointed out the gap in knowledge that a lot of us have regarding the major events that occurred before our birth and through our early childhood, events we are too young to understand, and too re

By Mark Clapham on 08 October 2009 Comments Off

Animal magic.

By Mark Clapham on 07 October 2009 Comments Off

‘Lost’. In space.

By Mark Clapham on 06 October 2009 Comments Off

‘The Rainbow Orchid’ seemed, from the level of activity around the author’s table, to be one of the sleeper hits at this year’s British International Comics Show…