Quarterly Catch-up – Autumn 2014

I usually post these quarterly updates at the equinoxes and the solstices but the way things are at the moment the end of the summer must have zipped past me when I was busy sorting washing, or doing the dishes, or something. The 29th of September is Michaelmas – one of the old “quarter days” […]

Continue reading →

Fortean Times 319 featuring John’s piece on Glasgow’s Sighthill Stone Circle

Haunted murder houses, Glasgow stone circle, Scottish Paranormal Festival, flying wizard, cat-faced woman, bowmen of Mars and lots more! www.forteantimes.com www.facebook.com/ForteanTimes It’s always a pleasure to write for Fortean Times – the magazine that published my very first professional article back in the ye ancient mists of time. This month I’ve written about an urban […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part nine in 2000 AD 1899

The final episode of Black Shuck is out today in Prog 1899.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by Simon Bowland. BLACK SHUCK // PART NINEScandinavia, 813 AD. A Viking raid on the settlement of Dunwich in East Anglia led to the warriorknown as BLACK […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part eight in 2000 AD prog 1898

The penultimate episode of Black Shuck is out today in Prog 1898.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by Simon Bowland. BLACK SHUCK // PART EIGHTScandinavia, 813 AD. A Viking raid on the settlement of Dunwich in East Anglia led to the warriorknown as BLACK […]

Continue reading →

SteamPunk Salmagundi FREE until Saturday

My collected writings for SteamPunk Magazine 2007 – 2013 – SteamPunk Salmagundi is now FREE for Kindle (and Kindle app) until Saturday September the 13th. Amazon.co.uk link Amazon.com link You can read reviews of the book on the SFX Blog and the Twisted Tomes Blog. You can also still buy a genuine paper, page turning, […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part seven in 2000AD prog 1897

Black Shuck part seven is out today in Prog 1897.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by Simon Bowland. BLACK SHUCK // PART SEVENScandinavia, 813 AD. A Viking raid on the settlement of Dunwich in East Anglia led to the warriorknown as BLACK SHUCK being […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part six in 2000 AD prog 1896

Black Shuck part six is out today in Prog 1896.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by Simon Bowland. And check out the amazing Shuck themed cover by none-other than Glenn Fabry! BLACK SHUCK // PART SIXScandinavia, 813 AD. A Viking raid on the settlement […]

Continue reading →

Buy stuff: Dynamite Digital, Legends of Red Sonja, and Cthulhu Lives

Dynamite Entertainment have launched their own DRM free digital store. They’re offering 10 Dynamite #1’s at .10 cents each to help celebrate their 10th Anniversary and our very own Trial of Sherlock Holmes #1 is one of them. On top of all that they’ll be donating 10% of all sales made in the first month […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part five in 2000AD prog 1895

Two days late posting this one due to all kinds of things including but not restricted to sleep deprivation, ancient PCs, shite bandwidth, and willful children. Massive apologies. Black Shuck part five is out today in Prog 1895.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part four in 2000AD prog 1894

Black Shuck part four is out today in Prog 1894.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by Simon Bowland. BLACK SHUCK // PART FOURScandinavia, 813 AD. A Viking raid on the settlement of Dunwich in East Anglia led to the warriorknown as BLACK SHUCK being […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part 3 in 2000 AD Prog 1893

Black Shuck part two is out today in Prog 1893.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by Simon Bowland. BLACK SHUCK // PART THREEScandinavia, 813 AD. A Viking raid on the settlement of Dunwich in East Anglia led to the warriorknown as BLACK SHUCK being […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck part 2 in 2000 AD Prog 1892

Black Shuck part two is out today in Prog 1892.  Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by Simon Bowland. BLACK SHUCK // PART TWOScandinavia, 813 AD. A Viking raid on the settlement of Dunwich in East Anglia led to the warrior known as  BLACK SHUCK being […]

Continue reading →

Black Shuck begins today in 2000 AD #1891

2000 AD 1891 cover by Alex Ronald The wait is finally over. Black Shuck is here! Written by us, with pencils and inks by Steve Yeowell, colours by Chris Blythe, and letters by our old chum Simon Bowland. NEW THRILL! BLACK SHUCK // PART ONE Scandinavia, 813 AD. Viking raiding parties continue to besiege the coasts of […]

Continue reading →

Consecration of the Host – new Daily Grail article

Back in March Science Writer and blogger Ed Yong gave a TED talk on the subject of parasites and the fascinating ways in which they can sometimes “subvert and override the wills of their hosts” (a full video of the talk posted here on DG). In his talk Yong spoke about how rodents infected with […]

Continue reading →

Stalking Sherlock Holmes. We just won’t leave him alone.

Somebody on Facebook pointed out this list of links between Liverpool and Sherlock Holmes. One of those links was our series for Dynamite ‘Sherlock Holmes – The Liverpool Demon’, which has been out for a while and which we are still immensely proud of, but actually it turns out I’ve been remiss and not kept […]

Continue reading →