Another review of an ECAF purchase. Pushinka by Aimee Lockwood, based on the true story of the daughter of the Russian space dog Streaks who was given to the Kennedys in 1961. I'm not a massive history buff, and my knowledge of American history is a bit sketchy at best sometimes but this book really … Continue reading Edinburgh Comic Art Festival-Pushinka
My posting has gone to pot recently, partially because I'm currently working on the next book from Frisson Comics The Trade Which we are now funding via Kickstarter. Like with our last book Take Only Photographs, Leave Only Footprints, we're trying to create a unique horror experience for our readers, using inks and quills to get … Continue reading The Trade
I'm gonna try a new thing on this blog and try and keep up with it. Every Thursday I'm gonna try and review a comic I've bought on Kickstarter as well as do a spotlight on a Kickstarter I've backed recently or that looks cool! Obviously I might not always have a comic to review … Continue reading Kickstarter Thursdays
I have managed to go watch Crimson Peak 3 times now in the cinema, there was no point during any of the performances where I felt bored or agitated or wanted it to hurry up and finish. It is definitely my favourite film so far this year, the visuals are stunning and the story captivating. … Continue reading Crimson Peak
Ok, I originally had a much more expansive review written out which described the whole plot and every joke. I've just deleted that in favour of just explaining why you all should go watch The Boxtrolls. Usually I don't bother writing reviews, but I think this year has been lacking so far in quality animation … Continue reading Boxtrolls…A review!
Yesterday my partner and I took a trip to Manchester's Forbidden Planet. They have a massive selection of comic books downstairs and for the first time since I visited Japan I found copies of Myazaki's Nausicaa and the valley of the winds! The books come in a nice big box that keeps them together and … Continue reading Nausicaa – graphic novel