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Alan Davis at NICE 2012

My Embarrassingly Late Notes About The Northants International Comics Expo


The first Northants International Comics Expo (I think the ‘International’ is stretching it, but I guess they wanted the groovy acronym; a bit like the Dublin International Comics Expo wanted ‘D.I.C.E.’) was held in Wicksteed Park, Kettering, on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 September. I attended on the Saturday because that was the day with the greatest reason to be there…

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From A Library – House Of M: Uncanny X-Men


Uncanny X-Men #462–465 and Secrets of House of M by Chris Claremont, Alan Davis and Chris Bachalo My comic book reading is inherently linked to the writing of Chris Claremont – my development in the world of mainstream superhero comic books is The Uncanny X-Men, The New Mutants, Excalibur, Classic X-Men; basically Claremont’s output at the height of his powers.…

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ClanDestine Week: The Second Half


Welcome back for ClanDestine Week, where we’ll look at the second half of the Alan Davis run on the first series of ClanDestine. Issue 5 – ‘Genie-ology’ The origin issue. Adam tells Rory and Pandora the story of how he became immortal and sired children with unnatural abilities in the family graveyard (we see tombstones for Sherlock [Holmes, perhaps?], Garth…

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ClanDestine Week: Prologue


ClanDestine: A Prologue, in which I explain why I’m writing about The ClanDestine I’m not one of those comic book bloggers who have a ‘thing’ in addition to their blogging about comic books, such as Neilalien and his love of Dr Strange, Mike Sterling and his love of Swamp Thing, or even Dorian and his love of Wildcat. (Or Chris…

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