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Lakes Festival Creator Signings Announced

Lakes International Comic Art Festival logo

Here’s a list of special signings by comic creators at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival over the weekend (14th – 16th October 2016). If a creator isn’t listed here, they will only be signing for a limited time after their events, or at their stand in the Comics Clock Tower if they have one, or at their publisher’s ... Read More »

In Review: ‘Nightlights’ by Lorena Alvarez

Nightlights by Lorena Alvarez - Cover

Created by Lorena Alvarez Published by NoBrow Press. Full Colour. 54 Pages – Hardback. The Story: Every night, tiny lights appear out of the darkness in Sandy’s bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep, and in the morning she brings them back to life in her whimsical drawings. When a mysterious new girl ... Read More »

Comics and Short Stories Digital Hub Tapas Launches Writer Appeal

Tapas Writers Appeal

Tapas, a publishing platform home to serialised, snackable stories for mobile audiences that includes the Tapastic comics hub which features the work of some 17,000 creators, is looking for amazing original stories. Tapas recently began to serialise the work of Andy Weir, author of The Martian, on their platform. “We are a community who values well-crafted, engaging stories readers care ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend (w/c 26th September 2016): 2000AD Prog 2000 is here! Party Alert!

2000AD Prog 2000 Newsstand Cover by Cliff Robinson

It’s here! It’s fantastic! 2000AD, Europe’s longest running sci-fi action comic reaches its landmark 2,000th issue this week and some of the most prominent creators ever to grace its pages have returned for a 48-page celebration bonanza. Brian Bolland (Batman: The Killing Joke), Mick McMahon (The Last American), Dave Gibbons (Watchmen), and Kevin O’Neill (League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) are just some ... Read More »

Roy of the Rovers mulls England manager role!

Roy of the Rovers, England Manager

Roy ‘Roy of the Rovers’ Race, the Melchester Rovers legend and icon of English football, has today announced his intention to apply for the now vacant England manager job. A towering figure in the national game renowned for fair play and a rocket of a right foot, Race is set return to football nearly twenty years after his retirement. With ... Read More »

Exclusive First Look: “Search Destroy” Strontium Dog Fan Film Poster Revealed!

Search and Destroy - Strontium Dog Fan Film Poster SNIP

Search Destroy – a not-for-profit Strontium Dog Fan film inspired by 2000AD‘s mutant bounty hunter Johnny Alpha – will get its first public screening at Thought Bubble in November. We’re delighted to give you at this first look at the film’s poster, a homage to a private commission the team asked Strontium Dog co-creator Carlos Ezquerra to create for them. From the makers of Judge Minty, ... Read More »

Egmont gets set to launch a new Teletubbies magazine

The first issue of Egmont's new Teletubbies magazine, launching in October 2016

Egmont will launch a new Teletubbies magazine next month, building on the popularity of the rebooted pre-school programme, which airs on BBC’s CBeebies channel at 7.00am daily. Teletubbies first hit screens in 1997, and the show follows the four colourful main characters – Tinky-Winky, Dipsy, Laa Laa and Po – in a playful environment which is designed to help young children ... Read More »

Dark Horse announces new “Angel” series, launches in January 2017

Angel Season 11 - Promotional Art

Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s first love will receive a solo series and a “re-vamped” creative team in the twelve issue series Angel Season 11 from Dark Horse Comics. Corinna Bechko (Lara Croft, Star Wars: Legacy II) writes Season 11 while Geraldo Borges (Deadpool, Ghost) draws the series, and Michelle Madsen (Buffy Season 9, Angel & Faith Season 10) colours the issues. Scott ... Read More »

Malta Comic Con 2016 December dates announced

Malta Comic Con Logo

As autumn begins to bite and scientists involved in analysing upper atmosphere activity start comparing its current status with last year’s and suggest we could be in for a grim and cold winter, what better time to have news of this year’s Malta Comic Con arrive in my inbox? Organised by Wicked Comics this annual event – now in its eighth ... Read More »

Comics Crowdfunding Spotlight: Nottingham Comic Con Anthology: Forest Tales

Forest Tales 2016

Nottingham Comic Con has launched a modest Kickstarter to fund its first tie-in anthology – a collection of short stories from some of the best comic book creators in the British small press and leading professionals. The Nottingham Comic Con Anthology, titled Forest Tales, will be an all ages, limited edition A5 print comic running to at least 52 pages ... Read More »

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