Jason’s Birthday Adventure - art by Jack Potter SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Jason’s Birthday Adventure, aimed at improving reading skills

Unity Empower, a Scottish charity working with adults with learning disabilities have launched a crowdfunder for a new comic project – Jason’s Adventures. Unity Empower is looking to raise £3000 to be able to produce and publish Jason’s Adventures, a unique comic series developed and created by adults living with a learning disability, which willContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Jason’s Birthday Adventure, aimed at improving reading skills

Lizz Lunney provides a trout-provoking tale for 24 PANELS

24 PANELS Anthology creator line-up revealed, includes Alex de Campi, Paul Cornell, Lizz Lunney, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, and many others

US comics publisher Image Comics has announced more details of the forthcoming 24 PANELS Anthology, the charity comics project curated by Kieron Gillen (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PHONOGRAM) we highlighted earlier this year when a call for submissions went out. This charity anthology will benefit the survivors of the Grenfell fire and Kieron has been supportedContinue reading 24 PANELS Anthology creator line-up revealed, includes Alex de Campi, Paul Cornell, Lizz Lunney, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, and many others

Food for Thought - Cover by Alan Davis SNIP

Food for Thought: a classic British Charity Comic that now commands a high collector price

Back in the 1980s, before the dawn of the internet, the British comics community celebrated the form in print. It was a vibrant scene, encompassing not only zines about comics such as Arkensword, Fantasy Advertiser and Speakeasy but fiction-based titles too. Many creators like Phil Elliott, Paul Gravett, Warren Ellis, VIZ cartoonist Davey Jones andContinue reading Food for Thought: a classic British Charity Comic that now commands a high collector price

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Little Heroes Comics Charity Anthology #2

Little Heroes Comics is a UK based charity that sends comic making kits to children who find themselves in hospitals and healthcare institutes across the country.  Right now, they’re raising funds for their second anthology over on Kickstarter. Following up on the successful first issue around the theme of ‘Strength’, the team are looking to raiseContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Little Heroes Comics Charity Anthology #2

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24 Panels charity comics project in support of Grenfell Tower survivors gathers pace

Following the successful and highly regarded 24 Stories anthology the team behind that charity project have embarked on a parallel comic book project, 24 Panels, promoting themes of hope, community, positivity and unity in aid of PTSD related needs of Grenfell Tower survivors. Edited by comic book writer and former computer game and music journalist Kieron Gillen (Phonogram, The Wicked + Divine), they’re looking for comics forContinue reading 24 Panels charity comics project in support of Grenfell Tower survivors gathers pace