Wed, 16 July 2014 Unland 2 out
Today issue 2 of Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland is out from Dark Horse Comics. You can buy it online, or in any good comic book shop.
This comic is part of a five-issue Sir Edward Grey: Witchfinder story, which I have co-written with Kim Newman, with art by Tyler Crook, coloured by Dave Stewart, covers by Julian Totino [...]
Thu, 19 June 2014 Tyler’s Sir Edward Grey
The reviews for issue 1 of Witchfinder: The Mysteries of Unland, have been rolling in and so far the team has been delighted with the response from the critics and the fans.
I’ll put up a blog post listing them all soon, rather than detailing every single review as it comes in. Although, I will note [...]
Wed, 23 April 2014 The Green Book – issue 3
Today I received my contributor’s copies of The Green Book: Writings on Irish Gothic, Supernatural and Fantastic Literature, issue 3.
The Green Book is a handsome anthology of essays and reviews published regularly by The Swan River Press, edited by Brian J. Showers.
Issue 3 is devoted to examining the work of Ireland pre-eminent 19th century supernatural [...]
Mon, 13 January 2014 best of 2013 – games
This is the final section I put together for the ‘Best of 2013‘ post for the Forbidden Planet International blog, which never appeared due to length.
I play various video games, but not as much as my husband Martin, who has offered a selection of titles he’s enjoyed this year, which are mostly PC-based and/or Indie. [...]
Thu, 09 January 2014 best of 2013 – TV
Here’s my unedited selection of picks of the top TV from my ‘Best of 2013‘ post on the Forbidden Planet International blog. This is the category I found the hardest to cut down – television is producing some of the best dramas currently.
Developed by Bryan Fuller
I came to this sceptical as I didn’t think new [...]
Wed, 08 January 2014 Best of 2013 – films
Here’s my unedited selection of films from my ‘Best of 2013‘ post on the Forbidden Planet International blog. Of course, this is just what I enjoyed, and your mileage might vary…
Directed by E.L. Katz, and written by Trent Haaga & David Chirchirillo
This dark film with streaks of black comedy is an astonishing debut from [...]
Thu, 21 November 2013 Off again…
I haven’t even had time to write up about my time at World Fantasy Convention in Brighton (it was big, busy, and fun!), and I’m off again to Leeds this weekend for the Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival.
Stephen Downey, the artist on Jennifer Wilde, the comic I write for Atomic Diner, will have a table [...]
Wed, 12 June 2013 Jennifer Wilde 3 review
I had a nice start to the day when I discovered that David Ferguson reviewed the third issue of Jennifer Wilde on Irish Comic News.
It takes a lot of work to bring any creative project into existence, but when you write comics it’s a particularly collaborative experience that requires dedication, co-operation, and passion. It’s a [...]
Thu, 18 April 2013 Twisted Fairy Tales reviews
I haven’t mentioned my collection Twisted Fairy Tales in some time, which is available to buy on Amazon, and many book stores in the USA.
The reviews so far have been mostly positive, and I’m hearing that it’s been selling well, especially in Barnes & Noble in the USA.
This gladdens my heart of course!
One reviewer on [...]
Thu, 01 November 2012 Hallowe’en Sessions in London
The Hallowe’en Sessions has been on for three nights now and the reaction from audiences and the reviews have been gratifying. The entire run has sold out, so no more tickets are available. We’re hugely appreciative of the tremendous support we have received.
Sean Hogan – our director, and one of the writers – put in [...]