British specialist publisher Book Palace is to publish an update to its hugely-successful Modesty Blaise Companion later this year, with additional pages, as a limited edition. The first edition of their Companion published in 2005 sold out very quickly and now sells at high premiums on the secondary market. Fans have been clamouring for aContinue reading Book Palace announces updated, limited edition Modesty Blaise Companion
Comics culture site Broken Frontier has published its 2018 Small Press Yearbook, an anthology celebration of the work of European indie talent including BF’s annual ‘Six Small Press Creators to Watch’. This year’s book, which features a cover by recently announced 2018 Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition winner Jenny Robins, includes work from rising starsContinue reading Broken Frontier releases 2018 Small Press Yearbook
The new issue of Match of the Day magazine (cover dated 5th – 11th June 2017) is out today and features the first part of the new Roy of the Rovers comic strip we trailed last month. The Match of the Day magazine strip, written by Rebellion’s Rob Power and Keith Richardson and drawn by Lisa Henke, is a self-contained story following MelchesterContinue reading Roy of the Rovers in Match of the Day magazine, today!
SelfMadeHero recently marked the 200th anniversary of Karl Marx’s birth with a graphic novel adaptation of The Communist Manifesto, created by Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson – and the book has gone down a storm. Published in 1848, at a time of political upheaval in Europe, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ Manifesto for the Communist PartyContinue reading A Class Act: Martin Rowson’s graphic take on The Communist Manifesto
Online discussion about where a piece of art by the talented British comic artist Ron Embleton (TV Century 21, Look and Learn, Ranger, World of Wonder) might have been published prompted Bear Alley Books publisher Steve Holland to remind me about his excellent reference work, compiled with David Slinn – Ranger The National Boys’ Magazine. The huntContinue reading Essential British Comics Reference: Bear Alley Books’ “Ranger The National Boys’ Magazine”