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The Weeks that Were

Another busy few weeks with some great events, a popular competition and some big announcements. 

Starting with the news:

After the jump, a recap of the reviews, features and events of the past two weeks.

The latest reviews:

On the Features front, we said farewell to Harry Potter, admired some aliens, ranted about Dungeons & Dragons,  watched the detectives, and, in her column, Bex surprised us all by confessing that maybe she's not a better person than David

Last week we also hosted an exclusive extract from Grant Morrison's Supergods and also gave away several copies of the book in our "#supergodlike" competition. It is amazing how many people would write themselves into comics, purely to get killed off in horrific ways. Our readers...

Finally, out the mythical "real" world, there were a number of great events.

Sophia McDougall was the guest of honor at this month's BSFA meeting (the meetings are open, free and fun - we'll be returning this August for Kim Lakin-Smith). Orbit Books threw a great summer signing (we met Tim Lebbon and Simon Morden) and Simon Spurrier launched A Serpent Uncoiled at Forbidden Planet. Like the BSFA events, the Forbidden Planet signings are free, open to everyone and a lot of fun.