Al Davison and Yen Quach partner on “Future Echoes”, launching Liminal Comics

When a former editor from DC/Vertigo reaches out to you out of the blue and tells you she wants to do something with you “like comics, or something awesome,” it is an easy yes. Alisa Kwitney – who worked on Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, and went on to become a full editor at Vertigo –Continue reading Al Davison and Yen Quach partner on “Future Echoes”, launching Liminal Comics

Shadows in the Sun - 1965 Cover SNIP

Forgotten Books in Review: Shadows in the Sun by Chad Oliver

By Chad Oliver SF Novel First Published: 1954 | Find it on amazon.co.uk The Book: Anthropologist Paul Ellery discovers that the small Texas town of Jefferson Springs is actually an imitation of small-town America created by the aliens who now offer him a chance to explore the universe… The Review: I’m currently buying the occasionalContinue reading Forgotten Books in Review: Shadows in the Sun by Chad Oliver

In Review: Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave! 2000AD & Judge Dredd: The Secret History

Written by Pat Mills Out: Now (Kindle) The Book: Pat Mills is the creator of 2000AD and one of the comic’s top writers. He was also the creator of British weekly comics such as Action and co-creator of Battle and Misty, and is co-creator of characters such as Marshal Law, Requiem Vampire Knight, the strip “Charley’s War” (described asContinue reading In Review: Be Pure! Be Vigilant! Behave! 2000AD & Judge Dredd: The Secret History

The opening panel from John's strip for Enid Blyton Adventures Issue One

Give Me Five: John Ridgway recalls his time drawing Enid Blyton’s famous teen adventurers

Artist John Ridgway is an artist well know for his distinctive work on Doctor Who, Hellblazer and the recently-collected Summer Magic for 2000AD, but one of his earlier jobs in comics was an artist on Enid Blyton’s Adventure Magazine, which we featured here earlier this week, and he kindly dropped us a line about his time on the title and howContinue reading Give Me Five: John Ridgway recalls his time drawing Enid Blyton’s famous teen adventurers

Jack Kirby and Glenn Fleming, 1988

Crowdfunding Spotlight – British Jack Kirby Documentary Project Launches

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 oneContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight – British Jack Kirby Documentary Project Launches