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Crowdfunding Spotlight – British Jack Kirby Documentary Project Launches

Jack Kirby and Glenn Fleming, 1988

2017 marks the centennial of US comic book artist and writer Jack Kirby‘s birth – and British comics archivist Glenn Fleming has just launched a Kickstarter to back the release of a documentary about this key creator, based on interviews he conducted some years ago. The planned film features unique, unseen footage; a journey by one British fan to find Jack ... Read More »

Lancaster Comics Day 2017: Full Line Up Announced (it will be more than a Roy of the Rovers moment!)

This year’s Lancaster Comics Day will be bringing some “Roy of the Rovers” moments to Lancaster in June, when special comic guests artist David Sque and writer and editor Barrie Tomlinson recall their time working on Britain’s best-loved and most iconic comic football hero. Both creators have rarely appeared at comics events, so the Friends of Lancaster Library have achieved ... Read More »

Malta Comic Con 2016 Guest Line Up – PJ Holden, Sean Azzopardi and Tim Perkins join the throng!

PJ Holden

Organisers Wicked Comics have announced a slew of guests for the eighth Malta Comic Con, taking place Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th December at the south end of the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre (MFCC) in Ta’ Qali. I was privileged to be at MCC last year and it’s a great event, not just for the friendly atmosphere but the ... Read More »

2017 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Date Announced, Sergio Aragonés First Guest

LICAF 2016 - Comics Clock Tower

The dates for next year’s annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival have been announced after its 2016 event proved a massive success once again at the weekend, attracting both comic creators and fans from around the globe. Visitor numbers were up again, with ticket sales higher than last year for the many ticketed events. The Festival’s exhibitions – most still currently ... Read More »

Malta Comic Con 2016 December dates announced

Malta Comic Con Logo

As autumn begins to bite and scientists involved in analysing upper atmosphere activity start comparing its current status with last year’s and suggest we could be in for a grim and cold winter, what better time to have news of this year’s Malta Comic Con arrive in my inbox? Organised by Wicked Comics this annual event – now in its eighth ... Read More »

In Review: Malta Comic Con 2015

Malta Comic Con 2015 - Group Image

Despite some organisers concerns over a change of venue, Malta Comic Con 2015 proved a roaring success for organisers, with numbers up 30 per cent on last year from around 1400 to over 1800 attendees. Based on what I saw as a guest, the event, enjoying its seventh year, delivered the goods in terms of providing a platform for both Maltese comic ... Read More »

New comic launches at Malta Comic Con include Dinoswords and S.T.E.AM. – Island Under Siege

The Dinoswords by Tim Perkins

Next month’s Malta Comic Con will see a number of independent comic launches, including guest Tim Perkins Retro-Collection of The Dinoswords – collecting the 12 issues previously printed in the UK, 1990’s anthology comic, Triffik, stories by Tim and James Hill telling a fun-filled series of stories with as big a set of Villains as the Heroes themselves. This new “Primordial Edition” ... Read More »

Malta Comic Con Announces More Guests, including Brits Boo Cook, Mike Krome and Tim Perkins

As the excitement leading to the 7th edition of the Malta Comic Con continues to build, organisers Wicked Comics have announced internationally renowned creators Tim Perkins (Worlds End: The Riders on the Storm), Boo Cook (Elephantmen) and Mike Krome (Shahrazad) as well as the acclaimed independent creator Heba Rena Yassin (Kokoro) for this year’s line-up. They’ll be joining the previously-announced Jon Haward (Tales of ... Read More »

Proposed New US Copyright Act threatens creator rights worldwide

A sample of Brad Holland's work. © Brad Holland

  (Updated 21st July, added comment by artist Tim Perkins): Proposed changes to US copyright law, effectively re-inventing the failed “Orphan Works” act put forward seven years ago, have come under attack from a huge number of artists and writers, including Rolling Stone and New Yorker artist Brad Holland, one of the founders of the Illustrators’ Partnership of America. The deadline ... Read More »

Creators @ Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo 2015

To tie-in with the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, the University of Sunderland held a free comics event entitled Wonderlands on Saturday 30 May 2015. Based in the university’s £12m sport and social facility CitySpace, a bright, spacious building, Wonderlands ran two separate streams of talks and workshops alongside a ‘Publisher’s ... Read More »

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