Category Archives: Posts about Me

R.I.P. Carlos Ezquerra (1947 – 2018)

Sad to say, Carlos Ezquerra, the legendary Spanish comic-book artist who co-created futuristic/fascistic lawman Judge Dredd, bounty-hunting mutant Johnny Alpha, and badass vampire “bitch”* Durham Red (among many other characters), has passed into the infinite, at the age of 70. … Continue reading

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BFCC ’17

Ah, yes… another year, another Bournemouth Film & Comic Con. Hurrah! Sadly the “comics” element seems to be pretty nominal at this point, as there wasn’t a single comic-book-related guest this time around, and only one-and-a-half stalls selling back issues … Continue reading

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Season’s Goatings!

Black Phillip and I would like to wish you all a delicious Solstice/Hannukah/Xmas, and a buttery New Year! On a more serious note, the next couple of years are clearly going to be quite rough for anyone with a functioning … Continue reading

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Excellient!

Yesterday morning I travelled up to the mighty metropolis of Bournemouth, for a combined Film & Comic Convention held at the BIC! As an aspiring comic book writer, I was trying to view it as a serious vocational research and networking opportunity, and … Continue reading

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RIP: Sir Terence Pratchett, OBE (1948 – 2015)

A sad day for Fantasy and Comedy fans… last night it was reported that the author Terry Pratchett had died, at the age of 66. That’s far too young, of course, but he wrote enough brilliant books for several lifetimes, … Continue reading

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New Year, New Title, Same Old Shi–

Hello and Happy New Year to y’all (or “Happy Half-Year” to my fellow Geminis!) As regular visitors may have noticed, I’ve changed the title of this blog*, as well as the banner image. It’s something I’ve been thinking about for … Continue reading

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Short Answer: No

After logging out of Hotmail, I was faced with the question in the graphic you see to the left: “Is society sexist against men?” My initial, knee-jerk reaction was to snort with sceptical contempt… but then I slapped my wrist, … Continue reading

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