Kid Koala | FLOOR KIDS

STARBURST catches up with the talented Canadian DJ and scratch artist who also dabbles in graphic novels to find out about his latest project – scoring a video game! To his parents, he’s known as Eric San, but to millions of fans, he’s the astonishingly adept master of beats and turntables, Kid Koala. With six … Continued

Paul P J Johnson | DEATH TRUCK

We caught up with comic book creator Paul P J Johnson to find out more about his latest release Death Truck. STARBURST: Death Truck shows a lot for the B-movies of the ‘70s and ‘80s. What was it about them that you wanted to put in your comic? Paul P J Johnson: ‘70s and ‘80s … Continued

Sam Liu | SUICIDE SQUAD: HELL TO PAY

Over the past few decades, Warner Brothers and their animated DC output has regularly won plaudits and praise from fans and critics alike. One of the key figures of such work is Sam Liu, who’s previously directed a whole bunch of movies, such as Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, All-Star Superman, Batman: Year One, … Continued

JOHN KRASINSKI | A QUIET PLACE

John Krasinski is riding a wave of critical and imminent commercial success in light of the release of his latest directorial effort, the futuristic horror film A Quiet Place, which he co-wrote and co-stars with his wife, actor Emily Blunt. The latest release through Paramount and courtesy of Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes production company, it … Continued

John Russo | NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD

The Criterion Collection has released a brand-new 4K scan and restoration of George Romero’s classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD. Restored by the Museum of Modern Art and The Film Foundation, the zombie film that started it all is now available the way it was meant to be seen, along with a plethora of extras, … Continued

Jen Williams | THE BITTER TWINS

Jen Williams is a London-based author best known for her thrilling fantasy novels. Her first series, The Copper Cat Trilogy, was critically acclaimed and her new series, The Winnowing Flame, has continued to impress fantasy fans. The latest instalment is called The Bitter Twins. We caught up with her to find out more.  STARBURST: What’s … Continued

Fiona Sampson | IN SEARCH OF MARY SHELLEY

Fiona Sampson, MBE is an internationally renowned and award-winning British poet and writer. With twenty-nine books to her name, her work has been translated in to many languages. We caught up with her to talk about her book In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein. STARBURST: What’s the elevator pitch for In … Continued

Brian Froud | THE DARK CRYSTAL

The first time this writer saw The Dark Crystal in the cinema, I was probably too young to be there with my older brothers, given that the Skeksis are the stuff of utter nightmares. But it’s that dark side that draws so many fans like me to this film, it’s deep and strange and striking. … Continued

Tristan Risk | ALIENS ATE MY HOMEWORK

Here at STARBURST, one of our huge favourites is the delightful and fascinating Tristan Risk. Having caught up with this modern horror fave at several points over the past few years, we sat down to grab some time with Little Miss Risk to discuss her foray in to the world of more family-friendly content with … Continued

Mark Perry | BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL

Bananaman is a much-loved British comic-strip character who has been parodying super heroes since the ‘80s. The adventures of Eric, a schoolboy who transforms into a superhero by eating a banana, have been available in comic and cartoon form for years, but the unlikely hero is now coming to the stage. Bananaman the Musical is playing … Continued