The Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo is returning to the University of Sunderland City Space building on Saturday 3 June 2017. Running from 10am to 5pm it will feature its usual selection of talks, panels, workshops and a Publisher’s Hall of artists, writers, small pressers and dealers. Creators joining Bryan and Mary Talbot this year include John Wagner, John Higgins and ... Read More »
Just one week to go before 2000AD Prog 2000! (And oh, it is worth the wait… but don’t miss this week’s stonking Prog 1999 in all the excitement. Beating a path to the door of WHSmith stores for it on Wednesday, even though they’ll try to hide it! (Some of them, anyway…) But rather than highlight on a print delight this ... Read More »
Wonderlands – a creative expo that saw the eyes of the graphic novel world fall on Sunderland last year is returning for a second year in May, after gaining international recognition in 2015. Wonderlands – the UK Graphic Novel Expo, named as a nod to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland author, Lewis Carroll – is once again taking place in Sunderland on Saturday 28th May, after ... Read More »
Something For The Weekend: US Comics On Sale 11th November 2015 – Anthologies, Mysteries and Bible Superheroes!
Our list of British creator-skewed new releases just has to headline with the release of the fifth Thought Bubble Anthology with the Festival itself taking place this weekend in Leeds. All the profits from this latest collection, which features a stack of great talent, published by Image Comics go to Barnardos, and it’s on sale in all good comic shops. Highly recommended. 2000AD ... Read More »
2000AD have released the cover for this year’s Halloween-celebrating, horror-themed Winter Special for 2014 featuring a cover by Ben Templesmith. Horror-themed Winter Special contents are… “Judge Dredd: Sorebone” by T.C. Eglington and Riccardo Burchielli “Defoe: Frankensteiner” by Pat Mills and Leigh Gallagher “Terror Tales: Phantom Pains” by Eddie Robson and Jeff Anderson “Anderson, Psi-Division: Horror Comes to Velma Dinkley” by ... Read More »
With Transformers: Age of Extinction on sale from Titan Comics in UK newsagents, Ian Wheeler pays tribute to one of the most successful UK comics of the 1980s — Marvel UK’s Transformers… Whatever else you can say about the 1980s, it was a decade which produced some pretty memorable toys. Masters of the Universe, Action Force and Star Wars figures were all hugely ... Read More »
British comics artist Jeff Anderson, whose work on the critically acclaimed Lion Graphic Bible earned him and writer Mike Maddox a prestigious Angouleme award in 2000, is busy at work on a new project — a five-part graphic novel from Highland Books. Written by Steve Carroll and coloured by seasoned comic artist Richard Thomas, the first book of the Riddler’s Fayre series — The First ... Read More »