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Reviews: We Shall Fight Until We Win

September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

We Shall Fight Until We Win: a Century of Pioneering Political Women, Edited by Laura Jones, Heather McDaid & Sha Nazir, 404 Ink / BHP Comics Two small Indy Scottish publishers, BHP Comics (who are...

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Panel Borders

September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Alex Fitch to update us to where and who his roving microphone has lead him to for the latest Panel Borders show; as ever, for more details and to check out an...

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Previewing the 2000 AD Sci-Fi Special 2018

June 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

(Tula Lotay cover) Coming to a comic shop near you this Wedsnesday, June 20th, the 2000AD Sci-Fi Special! This will be the very first time in the history of 2000AD that the entire creative team,...

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The Inking Woman, Edited by Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate, Myriad Editions Comics and cartooning have often been labelled something of a boy’s club, both in terms of creators and most of the readership, and...

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Reviews: exotica and espionage in Mata Hari #1

February 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mata Hari #1, Emma Beeby, Ariela Kristantina, Pat Masioni, Berger Books / Dark Horse “A harlot? Yes, but a traitor, never!” Margaretha Geertruida Zell-MacLeod, better known to history as Mata Hari. Well before the new...

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Happy International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

For International Women’s Day – from the 1950s Eagle and the wonderful Dan Dare strip by Frank Hampson et al, Professor Jocelyn Peabody, the academic brains of the gang (way smarter than the boys!) but also...

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Alex’s audio round-up

February 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Time once more for Alex Fitch to update us to his latest show, which touches on the very timely issue of gender in the comics biz; as ever for more details and to browse a...

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Reviews: The Trouble With Women

January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Trouble With Women Hardcover, Jacky Fleming, Square Peg “In the Olden Days there were no women which is why you don’t come across them in history lessons at school. There were men and quite...

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Celebrating Women in Comics

January 13, 2016 | 6 Comments

Like many readers I was dismayed by the recent all-male long list for the Grand Prix announced by the prestigious Angouleme festival. Actually no, not dismayed, I was angry – here is one of the...

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Alex’s audio round up

June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Time once more for Alex Fitch to fill us in on his latest show; as ever check the Panel Borders site for more details as well as to check out a pile of archived podcasts...

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