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Comic Highlights: Danger Mouse

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Introduction The Comic Creators Project at the Cartoon Museum in London has original artwork from the Danger Mouse comic strip that appeared in Look-In magazine in 1982. The artwork was done by Arthur James Ranson (b. 1939) and the script was... This blog post offers additional information on the history of publication of this comic and on one of the greatest cartoon characters ever created in the UK: Danger Mouse. The creation of Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove for their production company Cosgrove Hall Films, Danger Mouse debuted on ITV on 28th September 1982 and it lasted until 19th March 1992 with a three year break between 1987 and 1991. In the UK, Channel...

[via Comic Creators Project UK]

Haunting Question: What’s your favorite holiday-themed sf/fantasy/horror

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From Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol to the recently released horror movie Krampus , the holiday season has long been a fertile source of material for creators of the fantastic. Of course, many of us have favorite holiday-themed sf, fantasy and horror we turn to this time of year. I decided to put the question to other authors and fans to see what books, stories, comics, movies and TV episodes bring them holiday cheer. Patrice Sarath: Patrice Sarath is an author and editor living in Austin, Texas. Her novels include the fantasy series, Books of the Gordath ( Gordath Wood , Red Gold Bridge and The Crow God’s Girl ) and the romance The Unexpected Miss Bennet.

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[03/16/16, via Kidscreen]
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[03/15/16, via Daily Mail]
England captain Dylan Hartley still in the frame for 'Le Crunch' as Eddie Jones' men gear up for Grand Slam pursuit in Paris It is difficult to see where another voluntary change might occur, although Jones may not be averse to shaking up settled combinations, with one eye on forward planning. [...]

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Gartner’s Karamouzis: Automation Indeed is a Game-Changer But Don’t Expect Offshoring to Disappear Winner is in the eye of the beholder. If it is pure total revenue then they ... And the reason for that is that locations like the US and the UK have not necessarily overcome the skills gap. The problem is that a large number of companies in the US say ... [...]

[03/15/16, via The Guardian]
Kung Fu Panda 3 chops Allegiant down to size at UK box office The film may be benefiting from a local boost in the UK, but the numbers suggest ... Charlie Kaufman’s stop-frame animation Anomalisa is now positioned as a plucky alternative. Curzon Artificial Eye pushed the film out into 80 cinemas, delivering a ... [...]

[03/14/16, via The Independent]
Short breaks in France: From Nantes and Menton to Honfleur, Bordeaux, and Le Perche For a bird’s eye view of the city, head to the top of the city’s tallest ... and galleries deliver something for culture vultures too ( Getting there: Fly direct to Bordeaux with British Airways, easyjet, Ryanair or Flybe ... [...]

Eye Level Optical Helping Enhance Color for the Color Blind

Eye Level Optical is proudly offering two new custom made brands that are specific to the unique facial shape and visual needs of each person: Roger Bacon 3D printed frames, Tom Davies bespoke custom measure and Enchroma collections. “Enchroma glasses are a marriage of color vision science and optical technology,” said Eileen Barry, co-owner of Eye Level Optical with Angela Gosling, who combined have over fifty years of eyewear and optics experience. “It is the only specialty eyewear that...

Sony A7R III

What is the Sony A7R III?The Sony Alpha 7R III is Sony’s latest high-resolution, full-frame mirrorless camera. It offers impressive all-round specifications, with a 42.4MP sensor, 10fps continuous shooting, a hybrid AF system that employs 399 phase-detection points covering approximately 68% of the frame, and 4K video recording. It costs £3200 body-only.Related: Best DSLR camerasIt’s now four years since Sony unveiled the world’s first full-frame mirrorless cameras, in the shape of the...

Merck & Co. (MRK) bricht um 30% ein

Merck & Co zieht Arthrosemedikament Vioxx zurück - neue StudienNEW YORK (dpa-AFX) - Der US-Pharmakonzern Merck & Co.   hat sein Arthrosemedikament Vioxx weltweit vom Markt genommen. Das Unternehmen verwies am Donnerstag auf Ergebnisse von Studien, wonach durch das Medikament das relative Risiko für Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen ansteige. Noch im zweiten Quartal hatte der Konzern weltweit 653 Millionen Dollar umgesetzt, im vergangenen Jahr waren es 2.5 Milliarden Dollar.Das...