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Canny Comics Goings on in Newcastle this Saturday!

This Saturday (18th March 2017) will see Newcastle City Library taken over by comics for Canny Comic Con, a free event which includes an appearance by 2000AD artist Nigel Dobbyn and Marvel artist Gary Erskine – and a host of independent comic creators. Running from 10.30am to 3.30pm, the event will offer a hall jam-packed with some of the most interesting comics creators ... Read More »

In Review: 2000AD Prog 2011

2000AD Prog 2011

Out: Wednesday 14th December 2016 Publisher: Rebellion This Christmas issue was previewed by John Freeman last week in his article here and the advert for the 40th Anniversary bash has been highlighted by John in the anniversary article. DANGER: SPOILERS MAY FOLLOW! The Review: I can’t believe it has been a year since I was feasting my eyes on the ... Read More »

Something For the Weekend: Christmas Dredd, but Hook Jaw Delayed! New Comics On Sale (w/c 12th December 2016)

2000AD Prog 2011

How can we not lead our regular British creator and publisher-skewed new comics line-up without a heads up, once again, for the 2000AD Christmas Special? Colin Noble has already sang the Prog’s praises, but you’d have to be totally thrill-sucked crazy not to want the mazing “Judge Dredd” tale, written by Rob Williams and drawn by Chris Weston, because it ... Read More »

Sparkle World’s “Goblin Princess” strip Brought To Book

The Goblin Princess - Book Art

A few years ago Jenny O’Connor, Editorial Director at Redan Publishing (whose titles include the best-selling Peppa Pig) started writing a strip story for the company’s popular Sparkle World called The Goblin Princess – and now the strip has become a book, illustrated by Kate Willis-Crowley, published by Faber. The Goblin Princess is set in a goblin world where things are ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: 2000AD Summer Special 2016 – Dredd, Ace Trucking, Robohunter and more! (No, not that Moore).

2000AD Summer Special 2016 - Cover

This Wednesday (20th July) see the release of the 2000AD Summer Special 2016 – and it’s a cracker! Do your duty and pick this up, along with 2000AD Prog 1990 and Judge Dredd Megazine 374. Crammed with thrill power , on sale in all good comic shops, newsagents and various digital platforms, this year’s special features “Judge Dredd: Night Zoom” by ... Read More »

In Review: The Moniaive Comic Festival 2016

Moniaive Comic Festival Sign

Most comic conventions measure their success by either footfall, social media reach or economic success. Well, I am here to report that the Moniaive Comic Festival takes a different route to measuring success. The aim of Sue Grant and her team seems to be how they can create the most relaxed comic festival in the world – and in that, ... Read More »

Cam Kennedy, John Wagner and more head to Moniaive

Moniaive Comic Festival Weekend 2016 SNIP

Here’s the details of this year’s Moniaive Comic Festival Weekend (11th – 12th June) – two days of all things related to comic books in Moniaive, a village in the Parish of Glencairn, in Dumfries and Galloway, South-West Scotland. Some of Britain’s top writers and artists in attendance, including 2000AD’s Alan Grant, John Wagner and Cam Kennedy; former 2000AD editor ... Read More »

Get Down With the Dogs! Latest Strontium Dog-inspired “Dogbreath” Out Now

Dogbreath 31- Cover

The latest issue of Dogbreath, the superb comic zine inspired by the Starlord/2000AD character Strontium Dog, is out now from FutureQuake Press, wrapped in a over photo by Steve Green, featuring Matthew Simpson as Johnny Alpha and Kevin Horsham as Wulf Sternhammer from the upcoming Fan Film Search & Destroy. Beneath the amazing photo cover by the Search & destroy team, the ... Read More »

Freaks, Heroes and Horrors, Good Grief! A Dastardly Digital Bundle of Comics Now On Sale

The Red Mask From Mars #1 - Cover

Following up on my plug earlier today for 100% Biodegradable Issue 11, there’s a fab “Freaks, Heroes and Horrors Bundle” on offer from four ace independent publishers on the digital platform Drivethrucomics – and it’s bigger than ever this time around. Offering 13 comics at one low price of $2.50/£1.70, Redshift Press brings horror to the mix with Dark Matter and Whispering Sands, while Raw ... Read More »

Malta Comic Con’s Massive Guest List Just Gets Bigger, adding Erskine, Langley and many more

Clint Langley

The star-studded guest list for this year’s Malta Comic Con has been accelerating so fast over the last couple of weeks we’re only now catching up with recent announcements. Although there’s some disappointing news that artist Jon Haward has had to pull out of this year’s event for personal reasons, there’s a huge range of comic creators from across Europe ... Read More »

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