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New Comics added to SEQUENTIAL app, including “Meanwhile”, “Love and Rockets”

Some great graphic novels have recently been added to the SEQUENTIAL digital comic app, including the brilliant Love and Rockets by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez and the recently-revamped Meanwhile… anthology published by Soaring Penguin. The new additions reads like a bucket list of some of the best comics published in the past 30 years. They certainly back up the stated aim of the ... Read More »

Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” anthology will return next year with more new Strangehaven

London-basex Soaring Penguin Press has announced a revamp for its acclaimed (but, sadly, low selling) anthology, Meanwhile…, which features all-new “Strangehaven” by Gary Spencer Millidge and David Hine and Mark Stafford’s terrific “The Bad, Bad Place“. “Essentially, sales were less than what were required to make the previous format financially viable,” notes Gary in a post about the revamp. The anthology ... Read More »

British Comic Shop Releases (6th May 2015) – Bring Back the Secret Wars “Secret Artist”!

Secret Wars #1 - 2015

  Here’s our guide to new comics and graphic on sale in British comic shops today (6th May 2015), complementing our monthly list of new British graphic novels and comic collections (May 2015 list here). The headline event on the US comics side is of course the launch of Marvel’s new Secret Wars, of course – and, as yet, we ... Read More »

British Comic Shop Releases (8th April 2015) – 2000AD’s “Spring Salvo” continues, aliens in BeanoTown?

Rogue Trooper Classics Trade Paperback

  Here’s our list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops today (Wednesday 8th April 2015), complementing our monthly list of British graphic novel releases (April 2015 release list here). The ’Spring Salvo’ surges forward in 2000AD Prog 1925 with “Judge Dredd: Enceladus: New Life”, “Slaine: Brutania Chronicles [BookII] : Primordial” and “Strontium Dog: The Stix ... Read More »

British Comic Shop Releases (11th March 2015) – Dark Judges and the Final Incal

2000AD Prog 1921

  Here’s our (slightly belated) weekly list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops (Wednesday 11th March 2015). It complements our monthly lost of new graphic novel releases which you can find here for March 2015. There’s some great book releases in comic shops this month (some already on sale through regular book shops), including a terrific new Modesty ... Read More »

Meanwhile… Back with a Bang, features more from David Hine, Mark Stafford, new Krent Able strip

Meanwhile Issue 2 - Cover

  Comics periodicals. They start out great with the first issue, bringing out the big guns to get everybody’s attention, but then run out of steam and splutter out because they just got too ambitious for their own good. Take Soaring Penguin‘s Meanwhile…, for instance. It started out so promisingly, but now it’s the second issue and – wait, hold on a minute ... Read More »

Creators @ Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2014: Part 2

This is the continuation of our round-up of some of the creators who were appearing at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal over the weekend of 17-19 October 2014. The first part is here and this final part will cover, in no particular order, some of the creators appearing in the Comics Clock Tower (above). One of my ... Read More »

In Review – Meanwhile Issue One

Meanwhile... Issue One Cover by Gary Spencer Millidge

Published by Soaring Penguin Press This anthology series has made a return. It’s had a little bit of a rebranding and the first issue offers us some impressive creators and strips. Overall, this first issue offers a mixed bag of stories but with a £4.95 cover price, it’s good value for a 56-page book. I thought I would have a look at each of the ... Read More »

Strangehaven returns in new Meanwhile… anthology from Soaring Penguin Press

Meanwhile... Issue One Cover by Gary Spencer Millidge

  This weekend sees the launch of Meanwhile…, a superb-looking new bi-monthly British comics anthology from Soaring Penguin Press. On sale at this weekend’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival, the new magazine features the long-awaited, eagerly-anticipated return of Gary Spencer Millidge’s cult classic series, Strangehaven – and along with the other strips in this impressive first issue it looks positively ... Read More »

David Hine, Mark Stafford join Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” project

Soaring Penguin Press has announced that Mark Stafford (Cherubs, The Lovecraft Anthology) and David Hine (Storm Dogs, The Darkness, Marvel Noir) will be teaming up again, post The Man Who Laughs, their critically acclaimed adaptation of the Victor Hugo novel. Their new, original story, The Bad Bad Place, will be serialised in Meanwhile…,  British publisher Soaring Penguin Press’s bi-monthly anthology ... Read More »

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