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Cosmic!

August 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

On the racks today and just how fabulously cosmic does this look: Joe Casey and Tom Scioli’s Godland Celestial Edition Volume 2 from Image....

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We have a lovely treat for you today as Garen Ewing becomes the latest comics creator to give us a ‘director’s commentary’, talking us through the creation process for some of the pages of the...

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Gene Yang on breaking into comics

July 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Gene Luen Yang discusses how to break into comics as part of a keynote speech at a one day conference for Hennepin Country Library and the Loft Literary Centre: Gene Luen Yang: Keynote – Breaking...

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Fab special offer on the Playwright

July 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

You may have noticed that our branches have their own Facebook groups; it’s a handy way to follow news from your local FPI, hear what’s just come in, what the staff are enjoying reading this...

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Berlin and That exhibition pics

July 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

Artwork from Oli East’s recent Berlin and That was exhibited earlier this month in the J A Sinclair Gallery in Edinburgh; Andrew Gannon has the pics from the showing on his Facebook page. (artwork from...

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Night Salad

July 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

(the very lovely cover to Louis: Night Salad, coming in the autumn; (c) Metaphrog) One of the graphic novels I am particularly looking forward to this autumn is the new book from Glasgow-based Metaphrog, Louis:...

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Blackest Night, rainbow of colours

July 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

For some reason (maybe simply the pretty colours exciting my inner child) I really like the cover for Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps, which is hitting shelves today. Nice, simple, colourful, effective. And it...

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Bastille Day

July 14, 2010 | 6 Comments

Since today is the 14th of July (le quatorze Juillet), which marks the FĂȘte Nationale – more commonly known as Bastille Day in the Anglophone world – we thought that was a perfect excuse (not...

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Harvey Awards shortlist

July 12, 2010 | 1 Comments

Yes, it’s that time (already? where is the year going?), the shortlist for the prestigious Harvey Awards has been announced and by the four colour gods of print David Mazzucchelli’s Asterios Polyp has done exceptionally...

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Graphic Novel Companion Hour

July 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Robin Valenza has uploaded the Graphic Novel Companion Hour, a very cool wee animated video which introduces readers to some excellent graphic novels in a very accessible (and amusing) manner, touching on Charles Burns’ Black...

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