Monthly Archives: December 2007
I’ve been reading Stephen Lawhead‘s Scarlet (Amazon), the second of the King Raven series. This is his retelling of the Robin Hood mythos and its very interesting. Will Scarlet has been captured and is awaiting execution. Meanwhile his life story … Continue reading
Philip Reeve’s Starcross (Amazon) is perhaps one of the more nuts books I’ve read this year â€“ the British Empire is under attack from fiendish top hats. In Larklight (Amazon) we were introduced to the Mumby’s when they saved the … Continue reading
Uncle Montague’s Tales of Terror (Amazon) is a collection of short stories interlinked by the eponymous Uncle. Its not afraid to traverse genres and styles in a way that adult horror does not. Tones, styles and voices change but the … Continue reading
Driving to work in these frosty mornings has been a thoughtful process. The icing thin white layer is a reminder of the idea of renewal at this time of year, set amidst the shortening days (now thankfully lengthening again). In … Continue reading
Those excellent folk over at Dark Horse has posted the first few pages of the new Abe Sapien (from the must-read Hellboy) on MySpace. Here is the trailer for Hellboy II: The Golden Army as well.
Peter Jackson, according to the Guardian, will be the executive producer for the Hobbit films, which is probably the only sensible solution after the wars of words. The director, I gather, has not been named yet.