About a decade ago I had a job in town. Right across the road from the library. That proximity is what made me really start using my library card – no excuses, it was easy. Easy to return books on time, easy to nip out for a quick break – great place to go during […]
jesus, FUCK! – Alan Bennett is 83. I better get watching – and reading – his books, his TV, his films, scripts… Shit! There’s too much for me. (I’ve read some, seen some – but there’s much to revisit, and so much to try, to find, to hunt, to line up). A name gets mentioned, […]
Growing up in the 60s I think I probably first discovered them through black and white reproductions in English weekly comics like Smash or Whizzer and Chips. They reprinted early Fantastic Four, Thor and Daredevil issues and I really took to them – particularly the Jack Kirby artwork with the strange anatomy and alien landscapes.