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A series of posts, articles, interviews and reviews by noted journalist and author Mark Searby. A number of these posts may feature on his own site but many may not -he is an international man of mystery, that Mark Searby.

The Mark Searby Review: EM-Con Nottingham 2019 (Sat 4th-Sun 5th May, Nottingham Motorpoint Arena)

The city of Nottingham continues to be voted one of the happiest places to live in the UK - it is unsurprising really when...

The Mark Searby Interview: Michael Mota, Sopranos Con / Mob Movie Con co-founder

THE SOPRANOS is constantly voted one of the greatest TV shows of all time - its six-season run on HBO between 1999-2007 arguably changed...

MCM LONDON COMIC CON: ‘CLERKS 25th Anniversary Panel’ Highlights (Friday 24th May 2019)

Nobody can dispute the impact the film CLERKS had on indie filmmaking, and filmmaking in general, when it was released in 1994 (the UK...

The Mark Searby Interview: In Conversation with Kenny Keil (author, STAY AT HOME SCARFACE)

The first time I met Kenny Keil was while wander the exhibit hall at San Diego Comic-Con, back in July 2017. He was there...

THE SANDMAN: director Dirk Maggs talks challenge of adapting Neil Gaiman to Audible original...

THE SANDMAN, Neil Gaiman’s seminal comic book series published by DC/Vertigo from 1993, inarguably pushed comic books and their writings to new heights. Lauded...

mcmLDN18: Gerry Anderson’s FIRESTORM panel (MCM Comic Con London, Saturday 27th October)

Whether you were a fan of it or not, everybody knows the work of Gerry Anderson – THUNDERBIRDS, CAPTAIN SCARLET, FIREBALL XL5. These and...

The Mark Searby Review: MCM LONDON COMIC CON (ExCel Centre, 25th-27th October 2019)

'Energy' – a word that can't really be levelled at the past twelve months of MCM London events, with recent shows demonstrating a lack...

The Mark Searby Review: MCM COMIC CON LONDON (May 2019)

Last month, I was lucky enough to be able to attend one of ReedPOP/MCM's flagship events, MCM LONDON COMIC CON, held at the...

MCM Comic Con London (October 2018): The Mark Searby Review

Mark Searby took himself down to the mammoth ExCel Centre in London on the Saturday of MCM London Comic Con - and found that the drawing chill of the season invaded the event itself, also...

Mark Searby Exclaims: ‘The (Con) Job At The Con’

Last year, I attended the other-wise excellent and engaging MCM Comic Con, held at the enormous ExCel Centre in London, and I experienced something that caused me to stop and...