Tag: England

2000AD Gets All the Comics!

Rebellion has just acquired a catalog of comics with titles dating back 130 years. “It means the Oxford company now has biggest catalogue of English language comic book properties in the world. The deal includes Billy Bunter, Sexton Blake, Valiant, Look-In, and the 19th Century title Comic Cuts. […]

These Lonely, Haunted Places

Mentally unpacking Penda’s Fen, a 1974 entry in the BBC’s “Plays for Today” series of television movies tackling controversial subjects often in similarly controversial fashion, can seem at first a tad overwhelming. There is so much going on in this deceptively modest looking movie that one scarcely knows […]

Folk Horror for the Atomic Age

Folk horror is one of those nebulous sub-genres that seems, when one first sets out to define it, relatively simple. Yet the longer one dwells on it, the more one is exposed to it, the more complicated the definition becomes, until at last one simply throws up one’s […]