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“Creating Myths, Acting Them Out with Toys” – An interview with Brandon Barker

  Attention conservation notice: this guy makes crazy fun toys and comics. I talked to him about bespoke action figures, comics and the pros and cons of nostalgia. (2564 words) Brandon Barker is the man behind Warlords of Wor, a

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Poemix: Poem of Self Hatred

Words by me. Pictures by the stupendous Peter Savieri.  

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Poemix: Solo Flight

Words by me. Pictures by the amazing Shags.

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Millireview: Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely – Pax Americana

I’ll let Mr Morrison be after this, I promise, but I just wanted to get a few things off my chest. This comic is so heavy with¬† references to 1986’s seminal game-changing Watchmen that it’s hard to see anything else

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Poemix: I Must Destroy the Space Whale

Pictures by the remarkable Neale Blanden, words by me. First published in Torpedo #6.

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Zeptoreview: Carla Speed McNeil – Finder Library vol. 2

Carla Speed McNeil describes her work as “indigenous science fiction”, which I take to mean both “science fiction that looks at the place of indigeneity within a high-tech society” and “science fiction that considers people’s working and living relationship to

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This Week I Are Mostly Been Reading…

The Wicked + The Divine #3 by Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie This was The Wicked + The Divine’s make-or-break issue as far as I’m concerned. I’ve been reading Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie’s latest collaboration since issue #1 came

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