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The First Banned Coloring Book!

On February 14, 2017, Crites’ Coloring Book by Tom Crites became the first coloring book in the history of coloring books to be banned.

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Event Report

The Grand Guignol Is Dead and Living in London

Anyone with an interest in Grand Guignol, the theatre in Paris whose name is a byword for horror beyond horror, may care to know that its vicarious thrills are alive on the boards again thanks to some small dedicated theatre companies in London and indeed around the world.

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Music

The Anthology of Rap

The Anthology of Rap (2010; edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois). Review by Thomas McGrath.

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Reviews: Books

American Comics Go to Hell

The Comics Go to Hell: A Visual History of the Devil in Comics by Fredrik Strömberg. Review by David Kerekes

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News and Book Excerpts

The Al Goldstein Story

Why is this the most hated man in American? The Al Goldstein Story has it all…

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Music

Deathpile – G.R. (LP)

We didn’t know this when putting together Mark Goodall’s Gathering of the Tribe, but are pleased to report that Deathpile’s G.R.—also covered in Jennifer Wallis’ book Fight Your Own War—is now available on vinyl. Limited to 500 copies.

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News and Book Excerpts

Bye, Bye, Chelsea Hotel

Following the closure of the doors on the very famous Chelsea Hotel, Manhattan, Headpress asked some of its authors for their comments on the matter. Here are some thoughts from Simon Morrison, author of Discombobulated: Dispatches from the Wrong Side.

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Reviews: Film

Fan Film and Fan Edit

Some months ago I chanced upon a DVD called Superhero Fan Film Collection 2005 [pictured left]. Everything about it smacked of copyright genocide, from the ripped-off Alex Ross art on the front of the poorly printed sleeve, to the thumbnail images of iconic Marvel and DC characters spattered about the back.

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Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

Power Snatched artwork by L Jamal Walton

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