Monthly Archives: November 2007

It’s Funny Panel Friday


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Comic book bloggers

Ned Beauman at The Guardian has blogged about bloggers; specifically about comic book bloggers. He mentions a few of the best bloggers around, like Dave’s Long Box and Journalista, and has hit on the glaring truth that sites like Newsarama … Continue reading

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The most dismal town centre in Scotland?

This is the view I have from my living room window, but some jumped-up, publicity-seeking types have managed to get themselves a few headlines after declaring that I live in the most dismal town centre in Scotland. There certainly are … Continue reading

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It’s Funny Panel Friday

Johnny Storm, the Human Torch, may have married a Skrull, but that’s easily forgiven. Inadvertently getting hitched to an extra-terrestrial shape-shifter, that could happen to anyone. But what is he talking about here?

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Now that it’s raining more than ever

Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head And just like the guy whose feet are too big for his bed Nothin’ seems to fit Those raindrops are fallin’ on my head, they keep fallin’

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Exposure to Tartan Kryptonite?

A long-lost Kryptonian hero goes crazy in the latest issue of All-Star Superman, sticking a Glasgow kiss on the Man of Steel, kneeing him in the nether regions and hitting him with some sparkling Scottish patter. Which is, I suppose, … Continue reading

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Gone, in a blaze of dead unluckyness

It’s a peculiarly Scottish story that, for the most part, our national football team never gets well and truly thumped. Pipped at the post. Fallen at the last hurdle. Only a bawhair away. That’s what being a Scotland fan is … Continue reading

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It’s Funny Panel Friday

Check that guy on the left tickling the Caped Crusader’s chin in Batman #38!

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Doctor Who fan fiction: A Place where There Isn’t Any Trouble

Back before I ever spoke to a woman, or indeed social skills of any kind, I’m slightly embarassed to say I was a die hard member of the Strathclyde Doctor Who Society. Bear in mind this was the early 1990s, … Continue reading

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Comic artists doing movie posters

This week I found myself being drawn, for different reasons, to two movie posters which have been created by comic book artists. By my reckoning, one of them serves the best interests of the film while the other is an … Continue reading

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