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The Odd Job

The weirdest job I ever had: ‘I get messages from the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Spirit tells me that you’ll make a perfect Editorial and Research Manager’

Métal Hurlant: the French comic that changed the world

Some comics are defined as ‘classics’, while others are regarded as innovative titles years ahead of their time. Then there’s Métal Hurlant, possibly the most influential comic ever published...

Welcome Back, Twin Peaks

Some thoughts on Twin Peaks...

The Comics Universe of Alejandro Jodorowsky

Cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky moonlights as the author of the most crazed, uncompromising, visually stunning comics you're ever likely to read...

Krazy Kat: It Started with a Brick

It was the original Itchy and Scratchy Show, a comic saga of love, bricks and misunderstanding that featured the strangest romantic triangle ever...

The Grandfather Clock

April 24th is my youngest daughter's birthday. It would have been my Dad's, too. Here's something I wrote about the two of them.

The Mythical Beasts of Birmingham

Painstakingly-researched analysis of Birmingham-based mythological beasts (also includes Yampires, West Brombies and Werewolverhamptons)

Alejandro Jodorowsky Interview

Here's an interview I did with cult filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky about his acclaimed comics work.