❉ Andrew Nette’s excellent monograph of Norman Jewison’s film is “one of the best examples of critical writing I’ve ever had the privilege of enjoying”.
❉ A visually arresting lost adaptation of the cult TV series by Marvel legends Kirby and Kane.
❉ A sonic biography of both the band and the man. Honestly, you won’t spend a better 60 quid this year.
❉ The eagerly anticipated Blu-ray release of Doctor Who’s Season 12 was publicised with a screening of ‘Genesis of the Daleks’ at the BFI Southbank.
❉ The Section’s finest killer – together with Lonely, Hunter, Meres and Liz – is resoundingly back. Big Finish have played a blinder.
❉ We report back from the first two-day event dedicated to Dunfermline’s finest late 1970s New Wave export.
❉ Rat Scabies, formerly of The Damned, surprises and delights with his first, ambitiously diverse solo album.
❉ Shout it from the rooftops –art punks the Skids have at last released a fifth album. 36 years on, they’re still angry as hell.
❉ Peter Capaldi takes a subdued bow as the Doctor in a piece of genuine television history.
❉ Roll up, roll up for the annual parade of newly recovered archive TV treats.