25 years of Ghostwatch: Remembering a TV classic

By Alex Wiggan If you’re of a certain age, and you remember a time when there was only four TV channels and everyone pretty much watched the same thing, you perhaps remember Ghostwatch – a one-off, never repeated, ‘live’ paranormal investigation show which aired on BBC One back in 1992. The programme – presented by Michael Parkinson, Sarah Greene, Mike … Continue reading

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The Honcho Round-up #63: 270 days of Halloween – Days 136 to 270

By Alex Wiggan Hi heroes! Happy Halloween! This edition of The Honcho Round-up follows on from The Honcho Round-up #31, so if you’ve not read the previous ‘270 days’ post then you may wish to stop reading, go back and catch up. Trust me, it puts everything I’m about to talk about into context. Still with me? OK, then welcome … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Talking Point #15: What’s your favourite scary movie?

By Alex Wiggan Happy Halloween, boils and ghouls! For today’s Tuesday Talking Point I’m keeping the topic really simple – I want to know, what’s your favourite scary movie? What’s the film that above all other films creeps you out no matter how many times you watch it? Maybe Friday the 13th frightens you into submission? Maybe Witchfinder General has … Continue reading

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Halloween ComicFest 2017 is happening right now

By Alex Wiggan Good morning! Have you been to your local comic book store yet? Well, if you haven’t you’d best get a move on – Halloween ComicFest 2017 is taking place right now! As mentioned a couple of days ago on the Honcho-SFX blog, Halloween ComicFest 2017 is a day in which comic book stores give out FREE comics! … Continue reading

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Halloween ComicFest – Free comics for Halloween

By Alex Wiggan This weekend Halloween ComicFest 2017 returns to comic book stores. The annual event – similar to Free Comic Book Day – gives readers the opportunity to bag a bunch of FREE comic books (yep, free comic books) as a little Halloween treat from the comics industry to you. Hurrah! The promotion – which takes place at participating … Continue reading

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Supervillains and the supernatural #10: Mephisto and the Devil

By Alex Wiggan Halloween is fast-approaching and to get into the spirit of the occasion, the Honcho-SFX blog is taking a look at supervillains and their connection to the supernatural. Each day, for the past nine days, a new supernatural supervillain has been thrust into the spotlight for your spooktastic delight. Today is the final day. Today: Mephisto and the … Continue reading

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Supervillains and the supernatural #9: Green Goblin and monsters

By Alex Wiggan Halloween is fast-approaching and to get into the spirit of the occasion, the Honcho-SFX blog is taking a look at supervillains and their connection to the supernatural. Each day, for ten days, a new supernatural supervillain will be thrust into the spotlight for your spooktastic delight. Today: Green Goblin and monsters So the focus of today’s entry … Continue reading

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Supervillains and the supernatural #8: Loki and misfortune

By Alex Wiggan Halloween is fast-approaching and to get into the spirit of the occasion, the Honcho-SFX blog is taking a look at supervillains and their connection to the supernatural. Each day, for ten days, a new supernatural supervillain will be thrust into the spotlight for your spooktastic delight. Today: Loki and misfortune Before Marvel Comics was known as Marvel … Continue reading

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Supervillains and the supernatural #6: Circe and the witch

By Alex Wiggan Halloween is fast-approaching and to get into the spirit of the occasion, the Honcho-SFX blog is taking a look at supervillains and their connection to the supernatural. Each day, for ten days, a new supernatural supervillain will be thrust into the spotlight for your spooktastic delight. Today: Circe and the witch Circe first appeared in Wonder Woman … Continue reading

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Supervillains and the supernatural #5: Deacon Frost and vampires

By Alex Wiggan Halloween is fast-approaching and to get into the spirit of the occasion, the Honcho-SFX blog is taking a look at supervillains and their connection to the supernatural. Each day, for ten days, a new supernatural supervillain will be thrust into the spotlight for your spooktastic delight. Today: Deacon Frost and vampires Vampires are mythological creatures that feed … Continue reading

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