Reading Guide to Marvel’s Star Wars Comics: The Main Series

The Star Wars film series has spawned comic books since its very beginning. In April 1977, Marvel Comics began its long-running series that ran until June 1986. Two other comics based on the Ewoks and Droids television series of the mid-1980s were also produced, ending in July 1987. But Marvel ultimately forfeited its publication license to Dark Horse Comics…
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RBdigital Comics

Calling all comic book fans! Christchurch City Libraries has a new eComic collection on RBdigital. RBdigital Comics is a collection of great comics including Marvel titles. You'll find Judge Dredd, Spiderman, Fantastic Four and X-Men. You just need to sign up for an account on RBdigital Comics, if you are an RBdigital Magazine user, you…
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The Beano Annual 2017

Did you read comics when you were young? I'm English and grew up on this one. If you enjoyed The Beano in your younger years, or are young now, you'll get a laugh out of this annual. Many of the classic characters are still there - such as Dennis the Menace (and his dog Gnasher)…
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Angel Catbird and Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood has written a Graphic Novel? Wait, what? Angel Catbird Who'd have thought the popular award-winning Canadian novelist, poet and short story writer would put out a comic book. I'm amazed. And Angel Catbird is amazing! Harking back to early comics of the 1940s, this entertaining story has all the elements of the genre. Surviving a near fatal collision with a car, his…
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It’s raining Raina

It seems apt to be writing about American cartoonist Raina Telgemeier's latest graphic novel Ghosts (released September 2016) after a night or two of 'dark and stormy' wild weather across the country. I lay in bed snuggled up with my children to keep warm, making up spooky stories to tell them as the wind lashed…
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Superheroes and villains

Have you recently been bitten by a radioactive spider? Do you like to wear colourful tights under cover of darkness? Can you leap earthquake-damaged buildings in a single bound? If you answered yes to any of the above (or even if you didn't), Central Library Peterborough needs your help! We've received word that the local supervillains are…
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Make a Fun Palaces comic

Get your Fun Palaces on right now with the Fun Palaces Comic Maker! You can drag and drop characters inspired by Emily Medley’s original Fun Palaces illustration into a comic-book story. Just move the images around, and add captions to tell your own Fun Palace adventure. Once it is looking slick,: “Preview” - you can…
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Every Doctor must have his day

Calling all time lords, cybermen, daleks, and time/space travelling companions! Central Library Peterborough is hosting a Doctor Who themed event on Saturday the 15th of August, free for all humans and other species to attend. Cosplay as your favourite character and be in to win prizes for best dressed! There'll also be colouring in, puzzles…
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