Cockaigne Weekly 9th January 2015

WS - Article digest...

Happy New Year all! Here’s a round up of some of the fantastic articles that have been put out there on all the good stuff since last we posted last year… We’re normally covering Friday to Thursday of a given week but this covers a few weeks worth to midnight last night.
Check them out and know there’s plenty of other stuff to enjoy on the great sites in question; these are just our picks of the last week or so – Enjoy!

TV

Super Zero: Badass Journey Into Zombie Awesomeness – Best of the Web – “The short film below shows what could be the genesis of an awesome new Zombie TV show or stand alone movie. WAIT! Before you prejudge this as jumping on the zombie bandwagon…” – Stranger Views

Supernatural Returns on E4 – Geek Syndicate

TV REVIEW: Agent Carter Pilot & Ep.2 Time and Tide (8th Jan) – Geek Syndicate

 

BOOKS

CA - Smilers Fair Adventures with the Wife in Space – book review. “Neil Perryman loves Doctor Who. He also loves his wife, Sue. He brought these two loves together by having Sue watch every episode of the classic series of Doctor Who and then posting her comments on an online blog (Adventures with the Wife in Space).  This book it is not simply reprinted posts from the blog…” – Stranger Views
Completing Dahl: Roald Dahl’s Guide To Railway Safety  – Pornokitsch
Friday Five: 5 Favourite Books Of 2014  – Pornokitsch

 

MUSIC

CA - Gogol-Bordello Gogol Bordello // Live Review – London in Stereo
Bombay Bicycle Club // Live Review – London in Stereo
The Drink – Company // Album Review – London in Stereo
Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper // Album Review – London in Stereo
Noveller – Fantastic Planet // Album Review – London in Stereo
Gig Review: Gary Numan + Gang of Four (@ Hammersmith Apollo – 28/11/2014) – Carabas
Gig Review: Anna Calvi and the Heritage Orchestra and Choir @ St John’s Church, Hackney 13/12/2014 – Carabas
Sleater-Kinney – No Cities To Love // Album Review – London in Stereo

 

SHORT FICTION

Mark on the Toilet – by Jeff Elkins – Stranger Views

Fiction: “Chrysalis” By Becky Chambers – Pornokitsch

Fiction: “The Interview” By H. Sivia – Pornokitsch

 

COMICS

 

Si Spencer Bodies #1 COMIC REVIEW: Lobster Johnson – Get the Lobster! – GEEK SYNDICATE
2014 In Comics – Pornokitsch
State of the Small Press Nation – Avery Hill Publishing’s Ricky Miller on the Challenges of Improving the Infrastructure of UK Comics – Broken Frontier
BF Awards 2014 – Best Limited Series: Bodies – Broken Frontier
BF Awards 2014 – Breakout Talent: Tula Lotay – Broken Frontier
BF Awards 2014 – Best Artist, Mainstream: Declan Shalvey – Broken Frontier
 CA - Vivacity Full Broken Frontier awards on their site…
Vivacity – Jessica Martin Brings a Cinematic Flair to the Comics Page with this Beautifully Rendered Spotlight on the Life of Vivien Leigh – Broken Frontier
Celebrating 2014: Ten UK Small Press Comics You Need to Own! – Broken Frontier
Yo, Joe! The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Has a New Home: IDW Acquires Top Shelf Productions – Broken Frontier
Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell’s ‘Zenith – Phase Two’ Goes Meta on ‘Watchmen’Broken Frontier
CA - Declan Shalvey

 

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