Books of the Year 2012

Yay! It’s December 2012, and despite the best attempts of the Mayans I’m still here. So again, that means it’s Top Whatever and unlike BBC’s Sport Personality of the Year 2012, which took 2½ hours to say “the Olympians won everything, the...

Books of the Year 2011

It’s December! That means it’s Top Whatever and wall-to-wall list shows on television, digital and print media. Not wanting to be left out and believing that my views are just as important as anyone on the Internet, here’s my best of the comics world...

British Library offers e-classics app

The British Library is making digital copies of more than 40,000 classic books available for the iPad. Texts appear in fully digitised form, complete with original page markings and drawings, as opposed to the plain formatting associated with other types of e-books....

New books on the iPad

Although there is debate on whether these latest items on the Apple Store are ebooks or apps they are definitely worth a look: The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore T.S.Elliot’s The Wasteland and this: Kadath: Guide to the Unknown City Kadath is not...

Round and Round and Round

With all that has happened in London in the last couple of weeks Will Eisner’s last work has gained a kind of relevance that he did not intend- it does after all deal with a specific theme- but sharpens into focus how humanity, for all its advances, still has an...

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