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Sneak Peek: 100% Biodegradable #13 on sale now, features work by 2000AD’s Kek-W and more

Biodegradable Issue 13 - Cover

The latest issue of digital action adventure and SF anthology 100% Biodegradable – Issue 13 – is on sale now, and features some great strips from a 2000AD droid and many other great comic creators. (I’m not counting myself as one of those “greats”, but I’m in the mix, too). Here’s a peek at some of the pages. Inside: a war ... Read More »

Europe Comics heads to San Diego Comic-Con, with top creators in tow

Top European creators Mathieu Reynés, Gabriel Hernández Walta and Roger will be appearing at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con

Europe Comics has announced it will be making its official San Diego Comic-Con debut with its very own booth (#1220), panels, live drawing events and signing sessions. Europe Comics began as an idea of Franco-Belgian comics agent Mediatoon Licensing. Three years (and a lot of work) later, it evolved into a 13-partner pan-European alliance, supported by the European Commission and held ... Read More »

VATMOSS Tax Problems will continue for indie comic creators, in or out of the EU

Death Duty art by Bill Storie, inked by Brett Burbridge

Anyone remember the VATMOSS debacle which is still costing small business time and money – including comic creators selling digital editions? The debacle that put some small electronic publishers out of business? We reported on it here last year – along with concerns that the rules would be extended to physical goods, which, thankfully, has been delayed… for now. Well, ... Read More »

When Tiny Skulls Attack! Kek-W’s and Lukasz Kowalczuk’s new strip for 100% Biodegradable

A page from Tiny Skull Attack by Kek-W and Lukasz Kowalczuk for 100% Biodegradable

Here’s a sneak preview of “Tiny Skull Attack” – a brand new strip by 2000AD‘s Kek-W and Aces Weekly‘s Lukasz Kowalczuk – coming to Issue 13 of the digital anthology 100% Biodegradable (due out this month). The quarterly sci-fi digital comic anthology is available from Comicsy, Comixology and DriveThru. The first print 100% Biodegradable Collection is also still available from DriveThru, ... Read More »

Print Still Matters for Kids, says publisher Egmont

Reading 'Whoopee!', 1977 © Acme Museum Services

Studies commissioned by Egmont Publishing suggest that reading printed titles creates a greater bond between parents and kids – and printed titles still carry more weight than eBooks and digital reading. The findings – the result of a commissioned study carried out by FamilyKids and Youth and the University of Sussex’s Children and Technology Lab – echo recently announced research conducted by BookTrust in association ... Read More »

ComiXology Unlimited, Digital Comics Subscription Service, Launched in US

ComiXology Unlimited Launch Image

ComiXology, the digital comics platform that Amazon acquired in 2014, has announced the launch of ComiXology Unlimited, a Netflix/Amazon Prime-styled service offering access to thousands of titles from nearly a dozen comics publishers on a monthly subscription. Currently only available in the US, the new subscription service includes comics from Image, Dark Horse, IDW Publishing, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite Entertainment, Kodansha Comics, Oni Press, Valiant ... Read More »

Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

A Tale of Two Scottish Cities -SNIP

Jurys had a hotel in Edinburgh and one in Glasgow… but now they have two in each city and to celebrate the recent launch of their new accommodation, they created this comic strip all about both great cities… it’s Shakespeare with a Scotch Twist! Follow Dr. Livingstone and his new friend in Tesla’s Top Secret Time Machine! – the work of Andy Fanton, whose credits also ... Read More »

Absence Creator Martin Stiff releases free new supernatural sci-fi comic for FBCD

Building 27 by Martin Stiff

British comic creator and designer Martin Stiff – best known for The Absence, published by Titan Comics  – has gone digital for Free Comic Book Day by releasing a free, new 29-page web-comic. “It’s a story completely unrelated to The Absence (although I have put a plug for the book at the end of the comic!),” Martin who recently illustrated a new ... Read More »

New Wolfblood Motion Comic Continues CBBC saga

Wolfblood - Hunter's Moon

Fans of CBBC’s Wolfblood will be pleased to hear that a second motion comic based on the series is on the way, written by Rik Hoskin and illustrated by Tom Waterhouse. Set after the dramatic events of the show’s fourth season, Hunter’s Moon – a new three-part story – finds Jana and Matei head out to the wild with a warning for ... Read More »

Comics Unlimited probes the world of Modesty Blaise, interviews artist Romero

Comics Unlimited Issue 4

The latest issue of Comics Unlimited – a monthly online, 80-page, full colour magazine about comics, comic art and comic creators from all over the world – is on sale now and features some great interviews, including one with Modesty Blaise artist Romero. Issue 4 of Comics Unlimited also includes interviews with American Flagg! creator Howard Chaykin and former Marvel ... Read More »

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