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Pipedream Comics launches debut issue of The Pull List

The Pull List Issue 1 - Cover

Digital comics news site  Pipedream Comics have launched the first issue of The Pull List, a new quarterly magazine dedicated to the world of small press, indie and digital comics – and it’s fantastic, well worth the measly 99p cover price. Edited by Alex Thomas, the first issue is packed with exclusive news, reviews and interviews with some of comics’ biggest ... Read More »

Halloween Man Creative Team Takes on Donald Trump!

Halloween Man #1 - Cover Print

In March 1941, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby took a political stance against the rise of fascism in Europe with their famous creation, Captain America. Now in the 21st Century, say the creative team of the underground comic, Halloween Man, a US presidential candidate, “a man whom not long ago was seen as nothing more than a media farce”, has risen through the ... Read More »

Creating Comics: Dos and Don’ts Advice for Creators Printing Their Comics for the First Time

ComicPrintingUK Logo - SNIP

We’re delighted to repost this nifty advice about getting your comics printed, posted recently by the folk at ComicPrintingUK. This isn’t a sponsored post – I simply came across the feature, which covers both printing tips and offers other useful advice to new comic creators, and Rich Hardiman very kindly gave us permission to run the item here. I hope ... Read More »

New digital comics publisher, Pencil United, gets set to launch with war story “Northern Souls”

Newly-founded Swedish studio Pencil United is getting set to launch Northern Souls, its first comic designed to be read exclusively on touchscreens, which they say “embraces the possibilities of the digital medium for graphic storytelling unlike any other”. Opening in World War Two, the story centres on a man who has lost his memory, reluctantly joined by a German Red Cross ... Read More »

Striker dropped from The Sun’s print edition, goes online only

Striker Logo

The Sun has unexpectedly dropped the print version of its popular football comic, Striker, moving the strip online – much to the disappointment of its many fans – and the surprise of its creator, Pete Nash. “I was told on Wednesday that this Saturday’s episode of Striker will be the very last in the printed edition of The Sun,” Pete ... Read More »

SEQUENTIAL offers new, expanded digital edition of Posy Simmonds’ “True Love” in time for Valentine’s Day

True Love - Cover

There’s a special Valentine’s Day treat for fans of Posy Simmonds this weekend with the news that the previously-announced digital edition of her story True Love is being released on SEQUENTIAL, the iPad app for digital graphic novels. Announced last year, this is an exclusive, expanded edition of one of Posy’s early works, the acclaimed Guardian cartoonist and author of the Gemma Bovery and Tamara Drewe graphic novels, the latter made ... Read More »

Acclaimed Web Comic BREAKS Celebrates Second Anniversary, but still battles for readers

BREAKS by Emma Vieceli and Malin Ryden

Comic creators Malin Ryden and Emma Vieceli should be celebrating this week, after their much-praised web comic, BREAKS, reached its milestone second anniversary – but despite all their hard work promoting the comic, we’re sorry to report they’re still battling to gain readers. BREAKS is entirely independent comic, co-written by Emma with Swedish creator Malin Ryden. Launched in February 2014, it’s being released as ... Read More »

Top CBS comedy “2 Broke Girls” Meets Aces Weekly’s “Return of the Human”!

Return of the Human - Titles

Hit US tv show 2 Broke Girls brings the Aces Weekly-published ground-breaking SF strip Return of the Human by J.C. Vaughn and Mark Wheatley to a potential audience of millions on Wednesday 10th February. Set in Brooklyn, New York, 2 Broke Girls follows the story of waitresses – the  working-class Max (Kat Dennings), and Caroline (Beth Behrs) – the rich girl who’s hit rock bottom ... Read More »

SEQUENTIAL Offers free iPad Guide to Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics Exhibiton

Comics Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics SEQUENTIAL Guide

SEQUENTIAL, the iPad app for digital graphic novels, has partnered with London’ House of Illustration to provide a free digital guide for their new exhibition Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, as well as digital graphic novels displayed within the exhibition itself. As we’ve previously reported, Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics, which opened on Friday, is the UK’s largest ... Read More »

Never mind War And Peace – Here’s some All-Out Dalek War!

I received a hyperlink dispatch this morning from downthetubes reader John Derek Pitt, who had only recently come across the excellent digital CGI Daleks comic saga, The Second Empire created by Chris Smith, aka MechMaster. It’s been so long ago that I first came across what has mushroomed into a glorious  714-page not for profit fan-created strip that all trace ... Read More »

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