Judge Dredd

The Conversation: Why it Matters when the Media invoke Judge Dredd

The character of Judge Dredd was designed to be satirical, depicting the ultimate draconian cop. Supplied, CC BY-ND Justin Matthews, Auckland University of Technology According to a recent study, the sixth leading cause of death for young men in the United States is the warranted and unwarranted use of police force. With the US presidentContinue reading The Conversation: Why it Matters when the Media invoke Judge Dredd

Opinion: When “Revenue Share” in our comics industry becomes Creator Exploitation

I am becoming increasingly concerned by the rising number of independent publishers professing to support our comic industry, on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond, whose worthy ambition to promote comics is being marred by an apparent blind spot when it comes the reompense of creators.Continue reading Opinion: When “Revenue Share” in our comics industry becomes Creator Exploitation

Comics shelves at WHSmith St Annes - Photo: Mark Hetherington

High street comics retailer WHSmith ranked bottom of annual Which? poll

WHSmith has finished bottom of the Which? annual UK high street shops survey rankings of more than 100 shops for the ninth year in a row, while specialist retailers come out on top. The annual survey of more than 7700 Which? members looked at the bricks and mortar shops offering the best in-store experiences, amidContinue reading High street comics retailer WHSmith ranked bottom of annual Which? poll

Pat Mills SNIP

Pat Mills issues statement on 2000AD-related royalties

2000AD creator Pat Mills official blog, part of Millsverse, might be an acquired taste for some with its mix of marketing and memoir, but I really do enjoy the industry details. (I think “The Sparky People” strip in my childhood copies of Sparky is what started me on the road to a life in publishing,Continue reading Pat Mills issues statement on 2000AD-related royalties

The Treasury of British Comics Presents Funny Pages FCBD 2019 SNIP

Funny Pages Free Comic Book Day comic heads to eBay … for a tenner

Even before Free Comic Book Day 2019 is over, copies of Rebellion’s Treasury of British Comics free Funny Pages sampler of British humour comics is now being offered on eBay for a staggering £9.95Continue reading Funny Pages Free Comic Book Day comic heads to eBay … for a tenner