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Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

The autumn season means it is time for the annual British Fantasy Society‘s convention and the BFS Awards. The second volume of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda‘s rather glorious Monstress (published by Image) won the Best Comic / Graphic Novel category on Sunday at Fantasycon. This follows another major science fiction and fantasy con, Worldcon,Continue reading Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

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Eric Powell’s “Goon” celebrates 20th Anniversary in 2019

Eric Powell‘s Goon hits the twentieth anniversary milestone next year, and the writer and artist turned publisher is planning to bring his most famous creation (previously published by Dark Horse) to his own Indy press Albatross Funnybooks, and undertake a signing tour in the US with limited editions and merchandise to celebrate the anniversary. “InContinue reading Eric Powell’s “Goon” celebrates 20th Anniversary in 2019

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BOOM! Studios announces new Buffy the Vampire Slayer projects

BOOM! Studios has announced it has acquired the comic book and graphic novel publishing license to Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Previously published by Dark Horse Comics for 20 years (their final title, the trade paperback for their “Season Twelve” series is released on 12th December), BOOM! will release new monthly comic book series, limitedContinue reading BOOM! Studios announces new Buffy the Vampire Slayer projects

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Netflix Primer: Luke Pearson’s “Hilda” – a quick guide to the graphic novels

If you’ve been listening to the Awesome Comics Podcast recently, you’ll know that I’ll be running the Nobrow table at Thought Bubble in Leeds over the weekend of 22nd – 23rd September 2018. We’ll be situated at Table 28 in the grand Victoria Hall. My first full outing for this company coincides with their firstContinue reading Netflix Primer: Luke Pearson’s “Hilda” – a quick guide to the graphic novels

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Kia Wordsmith from Accent UK

I recently got chatting to Ian Ashcroft and he and I are are venturing on a short story for an upcoming anthology. He asked to show me some art from his current project, entitled Kia Wordsmith. I immediately insisted that he send me some samples. The quality of what he and Dave West are workingContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Kia Wordsmith from Accent UK