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IDW relaunches digital comics offering in partnership with Madefire

IDW Publishing, a pioneer in digital comics, has launched its next-generation of comic apps for Apple iOS. These new apps were produced in partnership with the premier iOS app developer, Madefire, the company established by a group of creatives that includes top British comics artist Liam Sharp.  The new apps feature the entire IDW line of over 3,500 comics and ... Read More »

SEQUENTIAL releases Free Freak Brothers Guide

SEQUENTIAL Freak Brothers Guide

  SEQUENTIAL, the digital graphic novel app for iPad, is celebrating the 75th birthday of Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers creator Gilbert Shelton with a free digital guide. For those of you unaware (a doubtful idea!) The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers is a series of satirical counterculture comics that have been published in 15 languages and racked up worldwide sales of over 40 million ... Read More »

Webcomic Spotlight: Vanguard by Dan Butcher

Vanguard Comic - Banner

  Written by Dan Butcher & Gary Cohen Drawn and created by Dan Butcher View it at:     The Story: Vanguard is the story of a team of genetically enhanced meta-humans employed by the British government to protect the nation’s interests, at home and abroad.  It is set in the not too distant future, where the world is ... Read More »

Panel Borders: TorsoBear, Cogs & Claws

Torsobear: Yarns From Toyburg Cover

  Continuing a month of shows about creators whose work sits in the middle ground between ‘mainstream’ and independent comics on Britain’s only over the air regular show about comics, Alex Fitch talks to creator Brett Uren about his graphic novel series TorsoBear, a noir-inspired anthology featuring a bear and a wooden policeman investigating crimes in Toyburg. As our regular readers know, Brett recently ... Read More »

2000AD artist Gary Crutchley joins 100% Biodegradable line-up

A preview page from "A Hope In Hell" by Paul H. Birch and Gary Crutchley (with inks by Mats Engesten, colours by Yal Zamor, and letters by John Robbins).

  Comic creators Paul H. Birch and 2000AD‘s Gary Crutchley join the line up of the quarterly digital anthology 100% Biodegradable next issue, the title edited by Dave Hailwood and John Kirkham that also features the ongoing WarWorldz Universe story “Death Duty” written by Dave and downthetubes John Freeman, drawn by Brett Burbridge. “A Hope In Hell” by Paul and Gary ... Read More »

SEQUENTIAL’s free Toronto Comic Art Festival anthology still available 

Toronto Comic Art Festival 2015 Digital Anthology Promotion

    The official Toronto Comic Art Festival  2015 Digital Comics Anthology is completely FREE to download, and exclusive to SEQUENTIAL… but it’s only available until Monday 11th May 2015! Offering over 50 pages of free, brand new comics from Hunt Emerson, Barbara Stok, Joe Decie, Kristyna Baczynski, Simon Moreton, and more, hurry and grab it now via the SEQUENTIAL ... Read More »

2000AD goes DRM-free for digital comic fans

2000AD Prog 1927

  You can now read 2000AD – in DRM-free digital – wherever you are! 2000AD is giving its readers DRM-free copies of graphic novels and comics, even if they buy them through the legendary comic’s iOS and Android apps. All digital purchases (both past and present) made from any 2000AD platform – webshop, iOS app, and Android app – are now available to download as ... Read More »

British Comic Shop Releases (22nd April 2015) – Time for some Lovelace and Babbage!

Lovelace & Babbage (Pantheon edition)

  Here’s our list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops (from Wednesday 22nd April 2015), complementing our monthly list of British graphic novel releases (April 2015 release list here). Top pick this week has to be The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace & Babbage by Sydney Padua, published by Pantheon in the US and Penguin in the UK, a highly-anticipated ... Read More »

Webcomic Review – World of Grey

World of Grey - Sample Art

    Written by Bobby Lucenti Art by Brian Vander Webcomic available for free at The Story: Waking in a world far advanced than the one he remembers and bound with a highly advanced exoskin of unknown origins and seemingly unlimited potential, Jonathan Grey learns that fifty two years of his life has been lived…by someone else.  In his quest ... Read More »

Is Anyone Reading Digital Comics? London Book Fair aims to find out…


  In the UK, the impact of digital migration on the graphic novel market has been less pronounced than in other areas of the book industry. This is often attributed to graphic novel readers’ attachment to print: nothing, you’ll hear them say, can replicate the look and feel of ink on paper, nothing can simulate the turn of the printed ... Read More »

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