Comics

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s transgender superman

2 June 2018 9:00 am

Comics aren’t what they used to be. In 1976 I was 11 — the perfect target audience for probably the…

Films aren’t better because they bomb – whatever the BBC’s poll says

27 August 2016 9:00 am

The BBC has published a list of the 100 best films of the 21st century, compiled after consulting academics, cinema…

On a British newspaper, Tintin would have been fired years ago

21 November 2015 9:00 am

Reading Tintin when I was a child, in Britain in the 1970s, I always assumed Georges Remi’s creation was just…

'Lord Horror: Reverbstorm', by David Britton and John Coulthart - review

9 March 2013 9:00 am

As the son of the last British artist to be successfully prosecuted for displaying obscene paintings, I have some empathy…

Bookends

6 August 2011 12:00 am

The Super Age