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In Review: Football Earth – The Wild Side by Steve English

Football Earth - The Wild Side - Zebras

By Steve English Hardcover: 160 pages Publisher: Summersdale Out: Now The Book: In 2009 scientists discovered dolphins playing football with jellyfish off the coast of Wales. Some believe they have been playing this game for hundreds, if not thousands of years. And it’s not only dolphins that are football fans, but the entire animal kingdom! The Wild Side showcases the ... Read More »

New Spaceship Away features Dave Gibbons interview, highlights new audio adventures alongside new strips

Spaceship Away 40 - Cover

The latest issues of the Dan Dare-inspired magazine Spaceship Away – Issue 40 – has just been released, the glossy A4 magazine featuring not one but two all-new “classic” Dan Dare comic strips from Tim Booth. Along with the final episode of “Mercury Revenant” (which has a Christmas themed ending true to the original Eagle) and “Parsecular Tales“, this issue ... Read More »

“Football Earth” star joins Roy Race in bid for England Manager role

Football Earth: Pet Guardiola

Following the announcement that comic hero Roy “Roy of the Rovers” Race has put his name forward to be considered for the next England manager, today Pet Guardiola has thrown his hat into the ring. Pet is one of the top managers of the natural game among the likes of Mark Ewes, Jurgen Clip Clop and Roberto House Martinez. This ... Read More »

Award-winning cartoonist Steve English “Football Earth” calendar released

  If you’ve been in any branch of WH Smiths or a local supermarket of late it can’t have escaped your attention that retailers have launched their first forays in the 2014 Christmas Offensive – and that includes offerings of calendars and diaries. But you don’t want to be buying the latest Meerkats Calendar of some other mass-produced offering featuring ... Read More »

Tartan Bucket Prize Winning Strip In The New Beano

About this time last year the Dundee University Humanities Department, in conjunction with DC Thomson, launched the Tartan Bucket Prize competition to create, write and illustrate a new Beano and Dandy style children’s humour comic strip. At the conclusion of the Dundee Comics Day at Dundee University in October last year, Steve English was announced as the winner of the ... Read More »

Cartoonist Steve English wins first ‘Tartan Bucket’ prize

Steve English with his‘Tartan Bucket’ Steve English has just been awarded the first Tartan Bucket Prize (named in honour of famous Scottish comics character Oor Wullie) organised by Dundee University in conjunction with D C Thomson. The aim of the competition was to design a cartoon character and story that would be suitable for the likes of weekly print comics ... Read More »

Mad Science Theme for Caption 2010

Independent comic creators festival Caption has been confirmed for Saturday 31st July and Sunday 1st August at the East Oxford Community Centre, Oxford. The theme is Mad Science and all ideas based around the theme welcome, so get those pencils going… The event will be running the Caption comics table as usual, so if you have comics to sell just ... Read More »

Saints Be Praised! It’s the Dead Sea Comic…

Straight from the caves of Qumran, missed by Bedouan and archaeologists alike, comes the Dead Sea Comic filled with fun, facts and figures from Bible times, from the downright bizarre to the truly incredible. Did you know that Abraham married his sister, or that it took Noah 120 years to build the ark!? Well you do now — and it’s ... Read More »

I went to the Birmingham International Comic Show and all I got was…

Crikey Magazine Issue 2

— a fab day out seeing some great comics people, the chance to talk about ROK Comics, announce the winner of the $10,000 ROK Comics humour competition as judged by Beano editor Alan Digby and pick up some terrific indie comics, a copy of the new British comics magazine, Crikey, and get lost in Birmingham’s three-tier shopping complex, the Pallisades, ... Read More »

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