This year’s line-up for MACC-POW!, a one day celebration of comics and comic art, in the heart of Macclesfield, Cheshire in June, has just been announced. Observer comics prize winner Tor Freeman, Jacob Phillips and Lew Stringer return, joined this year by Comics Laureate Hannah Berry, New Zealand cartoonist Roger Langridge and Rachael Smith.Continue reading MACC-POW! announces first guests for June
The University of East Anglia, near Norwich, will launch a Master of Arts program in Comics Studies in September 2020 – the first in the world. “Comics have never been more popular, and never more important,” an announcement reads. “Our MA degree in Comics Studies will enable you to discover the varied history, culture andContinue reading University of East Anglia announces Master’s in Comic Art for 2020
The opportunity to purchase Jock‘s original art to the popular Batman Who Laughs Issue 2 (and remaining pages of #1) is on offer over at comic art web site Splash Page Comic Art – which also offers art by a number of British comic creators, including Charlie Adlard and Dave Gibbons. Released in January, afterContinue reading Batman Who Laughs #2 original art by Jock for sale
Liverpool’s Blackwell’s Bookshop and Liverpool Lions Club will host a special night in April to help promote the new Heroes! Magazine published in aid of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital next month. If you haven’t bought a copy of Heroes! yet, it’s a smashing picture story magazine featuring illustrated story work by a host of great comicContinue reading A Comic Heroes! night out announced – in Liverpool in support of Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
The next issue of indie hit and Kickstarter-funded Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman (#8), created by Tom Ward and Luke Parker (artist on the Halloween Eagle strip for Dark Horse appearing in Astro Hustle), lettered by Nic J. Shaw, is available to pre-order now!Continue reading Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!