Monthly Archives: September 2014

My Neighbour the Totoro’s

I think I’ve had my fill of Totoro now. The law of diminishing returns and all that.

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The Winter of [Soldier] Discontent

Finally got my Captain America The Winter Soldier Blue-Ray and it was as entertaining as I now take for granted. The whole thing about the three Hellicarriers being linked was a bit of a MacGuffin as were a number of … Continue reading

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The Ruth Grendell Mysteries

Picked up the first issue of Grendel vs The Shadow today. It’s a “Prestige Format” comic. Sort of. I do miss my Prestige Format miniseries. I only hope my hopes are not too high, and I can fully enjoy the … Continue reading

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She Was More Like A Beauty Queen

Splendid print created for The Lakes International Comics Art Festival. From A Movie Scene Edit: I have mine pre-ordered. Now I just need to get to Kendal…

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Aye Zombie

I thought I would try drawing a zombie using a photo from the Walking Dead for reference. I shouldn’t have bothered.

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Songs I like CXLIV: She’s Not Me

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Shat Bus

From a screen capture, here’s a rendition of the Cat-Bus-Cat thing.

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Hellbreather re-read

Back when Dave McKean drew his covers, rather than scrap-booking them like a housewife high on glue… Seeing as they’ve made a telly series out of it, and that I’ve not read it for many, many years; I’m going to … Continue reading

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Tyranisformer Rex

Mild mannered newspaper reporter Ford Kent.             Super killing deathmachine robot thing man. Don’t look now dude, but your bonnet crack is showing.

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This must be good news…

Even Time are reporting on it. While not strictly the return to monthly comics for Mr Moore, as some would report. It is six issues published monthly (and maybe it will?) from him. I suppose it is a bit unexpected, … Continue reading

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The Silver Slurper [again]

You might think me tired of ruining perfectly good drawings by Moebius, but I’m not. There’s still another I would like to do. Mr Pink

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Songs I like CXLIII: In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

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Songs I like CXLII: We Walk

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Justice League Who

Kevin Maguire does the Doctor. All of them. Except maybe Peter Crapaldi at the front there. I do like his rendition of Worzel Gummidge though. Perfect for “Carry On Doctor”. Ooh Matron!

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Songs I like CXLI: The Weight

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Songs I like CXL: And Through the Wire

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God is Moore

Grandeur and Monstrosity is a good solid “Tom Strong” grade story. It all seems quite plausible, even though Glycon sounds like something that would affect diabetics. Hypoglyconic

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Violated by Alan Moore

I shouldn’t mock Violator. I actually really liked it. Still do.

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Grading update

As everything above a 5 will likely remain unused, I have adjusted the scale accordingly. I have also hilariously added comic grading notation. MT    V For Vendetta/Watchmen/Halo Jones/The Killing Joke/Swamp Thing NM+  League of Extraordinary Gentlemen NM     Miracleman VF+   … Continue reading

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Alan Moore Grading Guide

I have devised a grading system for reading Alan Moore comics: 10. V For Vendetta 9.   Watchmen 8.   Halo Jones 7.   The Killing Joke 6.   Swamp Thing 5.   League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 4.   Miracleman 3.   Tom Strong 2.   Skizz 1.   … Continue reading

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Moore is Dead

New 10 page Alan Moore story. It can’t be as bad as Voodoo… I might even read the other stories in the comic.

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Happy Borthday…

…To not Joe.

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