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MCM Comic-Con – London 2013

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London MCM Comic-Con at the Excel Centre is Europe’s largest comics and gaming convention and there was no way J For Jetpack were going to miss it! WE LOVE COMIC-CON Being the fools we are, we forgot to pre-book tickets … Continue reading

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Camorr by Fredrik Dahl Tyskerud

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We’re big fans of Scott Lynch here at J For Jetpack, not least for the fantastical city of Camorr that he conjures up in The Lies of Locke Lamora. Here’s an illustration of Camorr by Norwegian illustrator Fredrik Dahl Tyskerud, … Continue reading

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Through the Retroglass: Chakan (1992)

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Chuck Norris has nothing on Chakan. We’re talking about a guy who was such a badass that he challenged Death himself to a duel and won. His prize was eternal life, which Death granted him because he’s nice like that. … Continue reading

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Genre Landmarks: Knightrider Street

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If you grew up in the 1980s, there’s a fair chance this picture will mean something to you: Knight Rider was one of the shows that established the Hoff’s popularity, long before he became infamous for drunkenly mashing burgers into … Continue reading

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Necessary Evil by Ian Tregillis – Book Review

Necessary Evil

Before we start, you need to know that this review is of the third book in a triptych of books, a series which is quite possibly the most consistently brilliant that I have read in years. For that reason, while … Continue reading

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Arthur C. Clarke Award Ceremony 2013

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So we might be feeling slightly fuzzy this morning (there may have been wine involved…) but one thing is certain – the Jetpack crew had a fantastic time last night at the Arthur C. Clarke award, which was attended by … Continue reading

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