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Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK

Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK
Described by co-curator Paul Gravett as “a landmark for comics in the UK”, The British Library‘s current exhibition – Comics Unmasked: Art and Anarchy in the UK – is the largest and most ambitious undertaking of its kind ever to be held in this country. Thanks in part to an ongoing explosion of comic-book movie adaptations, along with the DIY possibilities opened up by the internet, the popularity of the comic as a medium... 

Review – Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris

Review – Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris
The latest novel by best-selling fantasy author Charlaine Harris, Midnight Crossroad marks the beginning of a whole new series, as well as heralding a stylistic departure from her earlier work. Set in the small and sleepy-seeming Texan town of Midnight, the novel follows its fourteen inhabitants (fifteen if you count the cat), all social misfits who have travelled to this isolated area seeking privacy and refuge from the judgement of the wider world.... 

Fighting Discrimination Through Video Games

Fighting Discrimination Through Video Games
Video games have a rocky relationship with discrimination. For every JRPG that encourages making friends and working together with people very different to yourself, there is a first person shooter whose online community is full of people screaming racist, sexist or homophobic comments at each other. It’s a medium that has in its relatively short history shown the best and worst of the people who interact with it. While this doesn’t make... 

Need For Speed: The Run announced

Need For Speed: The Run announced
  Following the early release of the teaser trailer last week, EA have now officially announced the new NFS title, called “Need For Speed: The Run.” The latest  title in the franchise sees the series return to the underground street racing scene as you race from San Francisco to New York whilst on the wrong side of the law. The game is powered by DICE’s state-of-the-art Frostbite 2 engine which promises to be amazing as seen... 
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