Category Archives: David Fickling Comic

Read reviews of THE ADVENTURES OF JOHN BLAKE: Mystery of the Ghost Ship
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Last month, Pullman released his first graphic novel, illustrated by Fred Fordham. We’ve collated a few reviews so you can see what some people have thought about Pullman taking on this new medium. Reviews New York Times The Guardian ComicMix … Continue reading



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John Blake film script being written
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Philip Pullman is hard at work adapting his comic The Adventures of John Blake into a film script. The comic, illustrated by John Aggs, was only half-published when the comic anthology it appeared in, the David Fickling Comic (The DFC), … Continue reading



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David Fickling hopes to relaunch DFC
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This is Oxfordshire reports that David Fickling is hoping to relaunch children’s comic The DFC, which launched in March 2008 and reached issue 43 before it was forced to close earlier this year. Fickling said, “I have been contacted by … Continue reading



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DFC falls victim to economic crisis
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Fans of Philip Pullman’s “Adventures of John Blake” (illustrated by John Aggs) will be sad to discover that David Fickling Books will no longer be publishing the DFC weekly comic strip due to financial difficulties. “Everyone connected with the comic … Continue reading



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Pullman chosen for an honorary degree by University of Oxford
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This is Oxfordshire reports that Philip Pullman has been chosen for an honorary degree by his Alma Mater, the University of Oxford. “Two years ago,” he said, “I was given the Freedom of the City, so now I have been … Continue reading



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