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Brand-new Charlotte Corday Adventure by Dan Dare artist Keith Page Launches

Launching soon will be an all-new Charlotte Corday adventure titled Blasted Trubshaw and the Time Before This, a follow up to the recently re-published Witchcraft Street series. Creator Keith Page has teased his fans with some notes about the story, in which ancient aliens clash with 1950s rocket scientists! “With the followup to Witchcraft Street I wanted to do something recognisably different whilst ... Read More »

SF adventure “Geysers of Titan”, drawn by Doctor Who Adventures’ Russ Leach, continues in Aces Weekly

"Geysers of Titan", a strip drawn by Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninem, lettered by Sam Roads

The latest volume of David Lloyd‘s Aces Weekly is available now and Volume 27 continues to be one of the most rip-roaring yet. For me, for example, it’s inevitable I’d be drawn to “Geysers of Titan“, an SF strip set on Titan, drawn by Doctor Who Adventures artist Russ Leach, written by Petri Hanninen, lettered by Sam Roads. As if downthetubes readers ... Read More »

New 100% Biodegradable revives “Rourke of the Radlands”, co-created by Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp

Biodegradable Issue 16 Cover - SNIP

The latest issue of the ace British digital anthology 100% Biodegradable (Issue 16) is on sale now and of course I’m delighted to report it includes a very special re-presentation of “Rourke of the Radlands – The Wand” – a tale of hard drinking, hot tempered sword and sorcery I co-created with Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp back in the 1990s. ... Read More »

New Comics added to SEQUENTIAL app, including “Meanwhile”, “Love and Rockets”

Some great graphic novels have recently been added to the SEQUENTIAL digital comic app, including the brilliant Love and Rockets by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez and the recently-revamped Meanwhile… anthology published by Soaring Penguin. The new additions reads like a bucket list of some of the best comics published in the past 30 years. They certainly back up the stated aim of the ... Read More »

Aces Weekly artist Mal Earl to host Digital Art event in Cumbria

Art by Mal Earl

Top artist and Aces Weekly artist Mal Earl is making a special appearance in his home county of Cumbria later this week, to talk about digital art and his many projects, ad a guest of the Egremont-based Florence Art Group. Over the last five years Mal has written and illustrated almost 100 pages of comic strip story for David Lloyd’s online anthology ... Read More »

Pick a Card, Any Card, it’s an Ace! (Aces Weekly, that is!)

Aces Weekly Incentive Card 5

Aces Weekly, the on-line comic magazine, founded in 2012 by David Lloyd and Bambos Georgiou, has announced the release of a set of collectable “trading cards”, which give purchasers access to volumes of the award winning publication. Each of the ten cards features an image from a specific volume on one side and a unique code on the other, which ... Read More »

Aces Weekly Volume 15 Now on ComiXology

The digital anthology Aces Weekly Volume 15 is now available on ComiXology. Aces Weekly is an exclusively digital comic art magazine featuring some of the world’s finest creators of comic art. Comic artist and publisher David Lloyd has gathered professionals from around the globe to bring you this revolutionary publishing project. For all needing reading on the road – and with a ... Read More »

“Rourke of the Radlands” returns via 100% Biodegradable shapes up

100% Biodegradable 16 - Cover SNIP

Back in the early 1990s, myself and now Wonder Woman artist Liam Sharp co-created “Rourke of the Radlands“, who has only, to date, appeared in Marvel UK’s STRIP anthology (Issue Four). As I previously mentioned here, the response to the strip was positive and editor Dan Abnett got Liam and I working on a mini-series idea, one that went through ... Read More »

The original “Something Wicked” creeps into the digital world, features early work by Al Ewing and more

Something Wicked Issue One - Cover

Back in in 2007 (or maybe earlier, my zombie brain isn’t quite working properly today), British independent comics publisher FutureQuake Press launchd Something Wicked, a horror anthology that included work from the likes of Cullen Bunn, Al Ewing, PJ Holden, Michael Carroll, Cavan Scott and Keith Burns. Whatever happened to them, eh? Oh, wait… Long out of print, the good news is ... Read More »

Secrets of Ireland’s first-ever comics fanzine, featuring art by young Paul Neary, revealed

The cover of Journey Planet #31 features art for Heroes Unlimited - the Merry Marvel Fanzine #2 by a young Paul Neary

  In December 1966, 50 years ago now, a 15-year-old Irish teenager called Tony Roche did a remarkable thing. He published the first issue of a comics fanzine called The Merry Marvel Fanzine. What was remarkable about this was that this was the first comics ‘zine on this side of the Atlantic. They had already existed in the US, but it ... Read More »

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