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Nine Worlds 2015 – Author Guide!

Attending NINE WORLDS? Looking to Twitter for the latest? Or just looking to discover some great authors and books off the back of it? Read on for our picks and you can click here for the full line up or the links below to check out our profile of the author (Capitalised links) or our […]

The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane by Philippe Druillet: Preview!

Titan Comics are doing a fantastic job returning classic comic works to print – and we’ve got here a look at the interiors of The 6 Voyages of Lone Sloane by “Heavy Metal alumnus” Philippe Druillet! Check out the endorsements and hype about this volume, then browse down to view selections of the art inside!

Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 10th-16th August!

For our full months event recommendations see our London Events page and Regular Events page also – if we’re missing something (your own event or someone else’s) let us know. Enjoy!

September 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* September seems to mark endings and beginnings. Publishing from Corgi Children’s is the final Discworld novel by the great and much missed Terry Pratchett; but then there’s a new talent touted for greatness by Pratchett’s friend and co-conspirator (Good Omens) Neil Gaiman. Two trilogies end and there’s some noteworthy series beginning. In fact, given […]

August 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* The two months following August are where publishers traditionally bring out their big guns ready for a certain festive season; that said August is a pretty heavyweight month as far as we’re concerned, with some cracking mass market paperbacks, not to mention trades and hardbacks of particular note. And our top picks aren’t the […]

Titan Graphic Novels – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s a (slightly edited) look at the Graphic Novels Titan Comics have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication, but here’s the bigger picture. *** Check out our publisher profile of Titan Comics here, and you can […]

Titan Books – Publishing Jul-Dec 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Titan Books have coming for you over the period July to December 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile *** *** See […]

July 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

* Having just worked through the next 6 months of fantastical output we’re finding it as hard as ever to restrain our top picks; just so much great stuff! But there really is something about July this year where we’ve straightforwardly had to say ‘whatever – all this must go in’… And these aren’t even […]

Event Profile: S.W.A.L.C. Microarts Festival

www.smspenc.wix.com/swalc On Facebook On Twitter: @swalc1 On YouTube ‘Writers, Artists, Film Makers, Live Music, Independent Films, An Award Winning Pub, Beer, Fine Wines & Sausage Rolls. What’s not to love?’   See also our profile with links on to writer and organiser of S.W.A.L.C. Si Spurrier here.

URBAN FANTASY (and choice associated fictions) publishing Jan-Jun 15!

The Urban Fantasy sub-genre is a personal favourite of mine, not to mention very apt for this here site and having great general / mainstream appeal and potential. I’d always planned, along with our Steampunk page, to put up a seasons listing here. And, having just last night had the pleasure and fortune of interviewing the […]

Marvel Comics – Publishing Jan-Jun 15!

Here’s a look at the Graphic Novels Marvel have coming for you over the period January to June 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together shortly by month of publication.

Alternative Stuff to do this Week in London – 2nd-8th February!

For our full months event recommendations see our London Events Page – if we’re missing something (your own event or someone else’s) let us know. Enjoy!

Past London Events 2015

Just so we can reflect back and celebrate the awesome stuff around London that happened earlier in the year – might be a few useful links in there as well…

How on Earth do you select a Top Pick for February 15?

It’s a real A-List zone in February – hard to get down to something approaching a concise shortlist of recommended titles, and selecting a Book of the Month is more or less impossible. When there’s hard edged output from the pens of both Joe Abercrombie and Low Town author Daniel Polanski, the latter with a […]

February 2015 Carabas New Book Recommends

(Condensed intro – read in full HERE) It’s a real A-List zone in February – hard to get down to something approaching a concise shortlist of recommended titles, and selecting a Book of the Month is more or less impossible…

Tor Books – Publishing Jan-Jun 15!

Here’s an (edited) look at what Tor Books have coming for you over the period January to June 2015! We’ll be bringing you our particular recommends of all publishers together by month of publication. Note: Publication dates are liable to change and some jackets are still to come… *** Publisher Page – link / profile […]