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New ComicPopUp Brighton revives indie comic creators cooperative ideas to sell comics

ComicPopUp Brighton - Landscape

ComicPopUp Brighton is a new event happening on Saturday 13th May 2017, a one-day small-press/art comics shop that’s part of the Brighton Artists Open House Festival. Selling comics to comics readers and a whole new audience in a family-friendly pizza pub, with all sales money going to the creators, its a great idea where creators don’t even need to book ... Read More »

Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Two)

The O Men - Martin Eden

When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, I had nowhere to go. I came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics.  This is the second part of my celebration of those small press titles You can read Part One here and Part Three ... Read More »

Latest Comix Reader On Sale Now

Comix Reader 6 Cover by Richard Cowdry

  The latest issue of Comix Reader (Issue 6) is on sale now in comic shops and other outlets, featuring a cover by Richard Cowdry and strips by a huge assortment of artists and writers, including Lord Hurk, Ralph Kidson, Paul O’Connell, Bernadette Bentley and many more. The Comix Reader, which made the 2015 Selection for best Alternative Comic at the Festival de la Bande ... Read More »

Remembering Leonard Nimoy: The Day Spock Died

The Day Spock Died by Paul O'Connell

  Fans of Star Trek and Leonard Nimoy‘s other work – photography, music and film – are in mourning across the globe with news of his death yesterday. WIRED Magazine has an affectionate round up of just some of the thousands of tributes here, and his passing has promoted many an artwork tribute. Beam me up. #RIPLeonardNimoy pic.twitter.com/A9Uekc9hu8 — Khaled ... Read More »

Electric Sheep Magazine’s comic Jubilee

Excerpt from Blue is the Warmest Colour review by Sally-Anne Hickman

Previously a print periodical from Wallflower Press (Summer 2008 – Winter 2009), Electric Sheep is a cult and world cinema review magazine that has existed before and since as a website, carrying on many of the features of the print version. These include a different theme per issue, interviews, features and one review a month of a DVD / Blu-Ray ... Read More »

Your Days Are Numbered Issue 6 interviews Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon and INJ Culbard

Your Days are Numbered Issue 6

The latest issue of Your Days Are Numbered – a free London-based independent graphic fiction magazine documenting the world around creators, comics and pop-culture – will be available from key comic ships in the metropolis from tomorrow (Saturday 13th July). Published four times a year, each issue is a digest of what’s happening in and around the contemporary graphic and ... Read More »

Radio interviews with postmodern webcomic creators, including Paul O’Connell

Panel Borders: Collage and reappropriation Continuing a month of shows looking at webcomics, Panel Borders examines the work of a quartet of creators whose online strips and cartoons reinvent retro images and iconic characters from film and TV to beguiling effect. In a pair of short interviews recorded at Thought Bubble, Leeds 2012, Alex Fitch talks to American creators Scott ... Read More »

Happy Birthday, 2000AD! From artist and fan Paul O’Connell

Name: Paul O’Connell Blog or web site: www.soundofdrowning.com Currently working on: Artwork for Future of the Left and stories for The Sound of Drowning Issue 15. First memory of 2000AD? I read 2000AD every week from the very first issue when I was seven up until I was about 18. I very clearly remember running around my grandad’s driveway when I ... Read More »

Private Eye cartoonist Wilbur Dawbarn joins New British Comics line up

The latest issue of New British Comics, edited by Karol Wisniewski, co-creator of the upcoming Harbor Moon graphic novel published by Arcana, will soon go on sale, featuring the work of creators such as Dan White, Paul O’Connell and Lawrence Elwick, who provides the stunning cover featuring “Charlie Parker – Handyman”. Also in the line up are strips by Warwick ... Read More »

Panel Borders chats with Dickon Harris in an Anarchist Restaurant

Comic creator Paul O’Connell drops us a line to say an interview he did with ‘zine creator and regular Panel Borders interviewer Dickon Harris will feature on London’s Resonance FM tomorrow night. “The interview took place at the end of this year’s London Zine Symposium,” says Paul, “and while you might be able to surmise from the interview that I ... Read More »

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