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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 »

SF adventure “Skow Dogs” and Alan Burrows “Switchblade”debut in all-new 100% Biodegradable,

100% Biodegradable Issue 15 - Switchblade SNIP

Hot on the heels of the SF adventure “Death Duty” by myself, Dave Hailwood and Brett Burbridge in recent issues of digital anthology 100% Biodegradable comes another new story from the “WarWorldz” shared universe project – “Skowdogs“. In the WarWorldz universe, the once mighty Terran Empire is in decline and under attack, holding onto power with often ruthless force. Most of Earth’s population has ... Read More »

New Issue of “The Pull List” probes future of digital comics with Aces Weekly’s David Lloyd

The Pull List #4 - Cover

The latest issue of Pipedream Comics‘ indie digital comics fanzine The Pull List is set to be released today, Thursday 1st December 2016. “This issue, we look at the Future of Digital Comics with Aces Weekly’s David Lloyd, Expanded Comics’ Diego Escalada tells us about Dark Pulsar,” editor Alex Thomas tells us of Issue Four, “and we catch up Eisner ... Read More »

Something for the Weekend – all-new Aces Weekly! This Week’s New Comics in the UK (w/c 21st October 2016)

Here’s this week’s round up of new comics in British newsagents and comic shops skewed, as ever to highlighting British creators and publishers. Lurking behind a cover by Rob Davis (his incredible new graphic novel The Can Opener’s Daughter is out soon, sneak peek here) is a veritable feast of talent from cover to cover of 2000AD Prog 2008. “Hunted”, “Counterfeit ... Read More »

In Review: A Corner of Some Foreign Field (a free web comic)

"The Corner of Some Foreign Field" - S3

Written by Martin Hayes Art by Alfie Gallagher Colours by Chris O’Halloran Letters by Bram Meehan This short, eight page strip, available to read online for free, is ideally suited to those long cold, and slightly spooky, winters nights. It’s partly inspired by the true story of the murder in February of 1945 of one Charles Walton, a crime that ... Read More »

Psycho Gran is back, putting the old skool into vigilante justice!

Psycho Gran #2 - Cover

Titan Comics have just released the second issue of David Leach‘s hilarious comic, Psycho Gran, on digital platforms. (For some reason, they don’t yet want to get physical with her – I can’t think why!) Psycho Gran #2 features the continuing mis-adventures of Psycho Gran (or Psycho Besta, as she’s known in Norway) – the 5ft high, mauve-haired, bespectacled, psychotic ... Read More »

Create your own Commando comics!

Musomic - Commando Comic Promotion Image

Musomic –  a free comic building app for iPad – is continuing to expand its assets to create new comics, including imagery from DC Thomson’s Commando comic. Launched in 2014, the Musomic app enables users to adapt and combine artwork, captions and sounds into new comics, offering budding comic creators the opportunity to create and publish comics worldwide. The Plymouth-based company ... Read More »

ICv2 delves into Digital Comic Subscriptions, asking if they’re gong “Netflix”

Tapastic Home Page - 2014

For a while in the late Aughts, the Apple iTunes Store model was the predominant way to buy digital content: individual items from an enormous catalog, priced to buy one at a time. Then along came Netflix, with unlimited access to a more curated selection for a monthly price that adds up to a fraction of what the content would ... Read More »

To The Death: Simon Furman And Geoff Senior talk world building and roads not taken on Death’s Head

To The Death by Simon Furman and Geoff Senior

This week sees the full launch of British comic creators Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s creator owned story To The Death as a full digital package of 18 weekly web episodes, so how could we not catch up with them both and find out more about it?  Simon Furman is a writer for comic books and TV animation, his name inextricably ... Read More »

Creating Comics: Steve Gregson and Matthew Simmons Go Galaxia!

Bastard Galaxia - Page 1

Lancaster-based Steve Gregson and Matthew Simmons are two 1980s kids who grew older, but didn’t grow up. With a shared love of cartoons, comics and action figures the two decided to put their heads together to write a story about their youth, but without it actually being a story about themselves. Their webcomic, Bastard Galaxia, which we highlighted here on ... Read More »

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