Beano readers have predicted the winners of this year's Brit Awards and Nigel Parkinson has turned them into comic characters. Image courtesy Beano Studios

Little Minxing! BRIT Awards nominees “Beano-fied” by artist Nigel Parkinson

Kids have revealed their predictions for the winners of the BRIT Awards 2019 in new research by Beano.com – and Dennis artist Nigel Parkinson has Beano-fied some of the music stars, including George Ezra, Ariana Grande and Little Mix! A poll on Beano.com of 1,500 children revealed that George Ezra, Anne-Marie and Little Mix areContinue reading Little Minxing! BRIT Awards nominees “Beano-fied” by artist Nigel Parkinson

Urban Legends - Montage

Marvel Superheroes go hip-hop for new collector’s edition record titles

Marvel is to working with Universal Music Enterprises to debut exclusive album covers for select hip-hop collector’s edition titles that will begin to be released in December. Urban Legends, the urban catalog platform of Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), and Marvel Comics are collaborating to bring together the mighty, epic worlds of comics and hip-hop withContinue reading Marvel Superheroes go hip-hop for new collector’s edition record titles

Loose Talk - Dan Dare Single (Front)

When Dan Dare went Pop: Loose Talk’s first single from 1982

Back in the 1980s, pop-rock group Loose Talk produced a song based on Eagle‘s Dan Dare (in his 1982 re-launch incarnation, not the 1950s original). But there’s a tip of the hat to another SF saga too, in the promotional video… The single was promoted in a July 1982 edition of Eagle, which had 1000Continue reading When Dan Dare went Pop: Loose Talk’s first single from 1982

Comic Creators work beyond Comics: David Roach, Chris Weston team up for Rebecca Closure EP cover

Just out is a new EP by the immensely talented Rebecca Closure with a cover drawn by David Roach, coloured by Chris Weston, the album package designed by David’s daughter Emily. The cover heroine is Rebecca herself (in typical stage gear of leather lederhosen and heels), fighting off the tentacled horde with the power ofContinue reading Comic Creators work beyond Comics: David Roach, Chris Weston team up for Rebecca Closure EP cover

George Hardie - TDK Cassettes

Call for Papers: Graphic Brighton 2018, mashing music with comics!

Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed, these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, toContinue reading Call for Papers: Graphic Brighton 2018, mashing music with comics!