Teaser Trailer for Batman: The Exorcism of Bruce Wayne

I am immensely proud to reveal the teaser for my forthcoming feature “Batman: The Exorcism of Bruce Wayne”. As a not-for-profit fan-film, we will be looking to raise funds via Kickstarter to cover the cost of making the movie. Triskelion has already put together a fantastic crew and a cast that features some familiar faces […]

The Duchess speaks – “It’s important to keep shouting about comics and comic creators!” Iz McAuliffe talks Cardiff Independent Comics Expo (CICE) – Pipedream Comics

This July the comic creators of Wales will all be congregating in the Masonic Hall in Cardiff for the annual Cardiff Independent Comic Expo (CICE). Alongside fantastic guests such as 2000 AD […] Source: “It’s important to keep shouting about comics and comic creators!” Iz McAuliffe talks Cardiff Independent Comics Expo (CICE) – Pipedream Comics

Review for Shadows and Teeth Volume 2 at DLS Reviews

http://www.dlsreviews.com/shadows-and-teeth-vol-2.php Man, don’t you just love it when an author’s imagination is able to conjure up something utterly unique from the most unlikely of places.  That’s exactly what author Chris Lynch has done.  Using Aleksey Tolstoy’s classic fairy-tale ‘The Giant Turnip’ as his inspiration, Lynch has taken the story further, wondering off the pathway of […]

Cardiff International Comic Expo, July 8th 2017

Cardiff International Comic Expo is back in Cardiff’s Masonic Hall on July 8th. With “comic” conventions increasingly dominated by movies, TV, and (weirdly) wrestling, it’s refreshing to have a convention that truly celebrates the comics medium and is prepared to put it center stage. There’s a fantastic guest list, even with me there to drag […]

Strange Connections – My Tenuous Link to Game of Thrones

Science says I am no more than seven steps from Kevin Bacon. Science also says I am probably no more than ten feet from a rat whenever I’m in London. Life, like writing, is full of strange connections. Writing is a predominantly solitary pursuit. Many writers, myself included, clearly feel this isolation. The hashtag, #amwriting, far […]

Did Microsoft have the WannaCry fix for Windows XP in February?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/05/16/microsoft_stockpiling_flaws_too/ Microsoft have laid the blame for the WannaCry cyber attack on the NSA who they accused of “hoarding” software vulnerabilities and code to exploit them. Information now coming out as Microsoft’s patch for the problem is analysed appears to show that Microsoft had the fix ready in February. If this is true then it […]

Updated: Microsoft shouldn’t complain about ransomware – it’s been holding the NHS to ransom for years.

Microsoft responded quickly to the WannaCry global cyber attack, releasing a patch for the defunct Windows XP operating system. Since then it’s focussed its attention to launching scathing attacks against governmental agencies, such as the NSA, who have been “stockpiling” software vulnerabilities for their own purposes. There is a strong whiff of hypocrisy about this. […]