Draw Spider-Man for Maisy, and support the work of Read for Good

Spurred by the story of four-year-old Spider-Man and Elsa fan and avid book reader Maisy on BBC Children in Need, who is being treated for cancer, comics artist Neil Roche is asking comic artists to donate drawings of the Marvel superhero to charity Read for Good, to cheer young patients’ dayContinue reading Draw Spider-Man for Maisy, and support the work of Read for Good

The cover of Rain by Mary and Bryan Talbot, which will get its launch at this year's Festival, published by Jonathan Cape. Set against the backdrop of disastrous floods in the North of England, Rain dramatically chronicles the developing relationship between two young women, one of whom is a committed environmental campaigner. Their wild Brontë moorland is being criminally mismanaged, crops are being systematically poisoned and birds and animals are being slaughtered

In Review: Rain by Mary and Bryan Talbot

By Mary and Bryan Talbot Published by Jonathan Cape Set against the backdrop of the disastrous 2015 floods in northern England, it seems more than timely to re-read Rain this weekend, after the recent floods that have impacted on so many in Yorkshire. Sadly, for me and many others, those floods emphasise all the moreContinue reading In Review: Rain by Mary and Bryan Talbot

ComicScene Issue 10 - SNIP

New ComicScene out next week, offers free pull out comic

On sale Thursday 21st November, ComicScene Issue 10 features seven new comic strips behind a Judge Dredd cover by John Charles, including four strips in a free 24 page pull out Corker! comic. The idea is comic fans can pull out the comic and share with friends, sons, daughters, nieces, nephews, grandchildren or leave atContinue reading New ComicScene out next week, offers free pull out comic

Once Upon a Time in France - Montage

In Review: Once Upon a Time in France

An international bestseller with over one million copies sold, the French series Once Upon a Time in France, collected here in one omnibus edition, has won the BDGest’Art Best Scenario Award, BDGest’Arts Album of the Year, and Angouleme International Comics Festival Best Series Award, among many others… and I’m not surprised, because it’s a truly astonishing piece of work, on many levelsContinue reading In Review: Once Upon a Time in France