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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 »

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 »

Artist Dave Crane announces new Electricomic anthology project, appeals for strips

Art by Dave Crane

Comic artist and illustrator Dave Crane is one of the guests at this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (14th – 16th), with an exhibition, a workshop for grown-ups and Family Zone activities. The official Electricomics team will be there too, and Dave tells us he’ll collecting a few of his unpublished strips into a small anthology delivered exclusively ... Read More »

The Beano launches major revamp, physical and digital, new TV show in the works?

The Beano Logo 2016

DC Thomson has just launched its revamp of The Beano, across all aspects of the title including the comic – still sold in all good newsagents- and digital world. Here’s the details in full from Beano Studios… however, there’s no information as yet on the new strip line up for this week’s Beano, or its creators… still top secret, it appears. ... Read More »

Zombies, SF action adventure and more in latest 100% Biodegradable

Biodegradable Issue 14 - Cover

The latest issue of the digital anthology comic 100% Biodegradable (Issue 14) is on sale now, wrapped in an awesome cover by Brett Burbridge. Here’s the full rundown, and yes, I’ll admit to some bias for this marvellous title, given editor Dave Hailwood‘s support for my “WarWorldz” project, which includes the strip “Death Duty” I’m co-writing with him drawn by ... Read More »

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