Requiem Vampire Knight

Pat Mills and Oliviér Ledroit’s “Requiem Vampire Knight” tops sales charts in France

Requiem: Resurrection by Pat Mills and Oliviér Ledroit is sitting in the Number One sales spot in the fantasy graphic novel chart on Amazon France – an amazing accomplishment, considering it was re-published over three years ago, and it’s apparently thanks to some inventive cross media support ALT 236 on YouTube. Describing himself as an explorerContinue reading Pat Mills and Oliviér Ledroit’s “Requiem Vampire Knight” tops sales charts in France

Frenemies: The Lost Planet by Monty Nero and Yishan Li

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Frenemies: The Lost Planet by Yishan Li and Monty Nero

Yishan Li and Monty Nero have created Frenemies, a sci-fi comic updating the best of classic films like Star Wars, 2001: A Space Odyssey, and Raiders of the Lost Ark with strong LGBTQ and straight characters from around the world. The Kickstarter for the project launches next week – it’s a lot of fun, andContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Frenemies: The Lost Planet by Yishan Li and Monty Nero

John McCrea - Spider-Man

John McCrea’s solo exhibition opens in Birmingham

Paul H. Birch reports on the opening of comic artist John McCrea’s solo exhibition at the Birmingham gallery Havill & Travis at Primitivo. Work from throughout John’s long and illustrious career is being showcased, including original cover art drawings framed with the actual published comics, limited edition screen-prints and limited edition giclee prints. Three new stunningContinue reading John McCrea’s solo exhibition opens in Birmingham

Art from the 2018 Manga Silver Award-winning story "Miseyieki" by and © Shangomola Edunjobi

Thirteenth Japan International MANGA Award competition closing date approaches

The call for entries is open to all over the world for the 13th Japan International Manga Award, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The  deadline is 14th June 2019. Previous British winners include Sean Michael Wilson, who won a Bronze in the 10th Awards in 2016, with Japanese artist Akiko Shimojima,Continue reading Thirteenth Japan International MANGA Award competition closing date approaches

Tintin and Snowy

As Tintin’s lunar adventures get set to be re-published we say Happy Birthday, Hergé!

Let’s celebrate the birthday of birth of Belgian author Hergé, born this day 22nd May 1907, the creator of The Adventures of Tintin, with a little tour of just some of his work – and news on a new collection of Tintin’s lunar adventures… July will see the release of a new hardcover collection, TintinContinue reading As Tintin’s lunar adventures get set to be re-published we say Happy Birthday, Hergé!