Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

The next issue of indie hit and Kickstarter-funded Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman (#8), created by Tom Ward and Luke Parker (artist on the Halloween Eagle strip for Dark Horse appearing in Astro Hustle), lettered by Nic J. Shaw, is available to pre-order now!Continue reading Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

Etherington Brothers launch Kickstarter for new “How to THINK when you draw” collection

The Etherington Brothers Kickstarter for How to THINK when you draw tutorials Book Two (and a reprint of Book One, Lorenzo Etherington’s sketchbook trilogy and a reprint of The Art of Stranski) is now live. Many of these books are exclusively only available as part of this Kickstarter, and won’t be available anywhere else (online, in shops, Amazon etc) this year.Continue reading Etherington Brothers launch Kickstarter for new “How to THINK when you draw” collection

Crowdfunding Spotlight: UNSTOPPABLE

ArmageDoom Factory studio is in the final hours of raising funds for UNSTOPPABLE, an original action-packed “GreatSwordPunk” graphic novel set in a dark fantasy world, written by novelist Daniele Bonfanti, with art by 2000AD artist Stefano Cardosell, coloured by Aftershock colourist Patrizia Comino… and it looks flippin’ amazing.Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: UNSTOPPABLE

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 47

Now We Are Two: Lakes Festival Podcast celebrates anniversary with Killtopia creator Dave Cook

Episode 47 marks the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast‘s two year anniversary show. The ace team led by Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates have been on the air twice a month for two whole years – and what a time it’s been. This week, we’re more than happy to listen to them “waffle on”,Continue reading Now We Are Two: Lakes Festival Podcast celebrates anniversary with Killtopia creator Dave Cook

Venus Rises work in progress - art by James newell

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Venus Rises, a hard SF adventure comic

Jason G. Birdsall, the creator/writer of Venus Rises, an indie sci-fi comic book series, recently launched a crowdfunder for the second issue on Indiegogo – and the project, with art by James Newell, looks pretty amazing. In the near future, Earth was devastated by a chain of cataclysmic events leading to a pandemic collapse ofContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Venus Rises, a hard SF adventure comic