Books News

Strange Daze! This week’s 2000AD, Billy’s Boots returns – and a 2020 book schedule reminder

On sale now in all good newsagents and comic shops is 2000AD Prog 2165, with a “Proteus Vex”, from D’Israeli that continues inside, written by Michael Carroll with art by Henry Flint. Plus, in all good bookshops from today –… Read More ›

Lancaster LitFest offers Illustration Workshops with Petr Horácek and Nadine Kaadan this March

The Lancaster LitFest – one of the longest-running literature festivals in the country – is offering two Illustration Workshops as part of a full-on Illustration Day during its 2020 Festival. Authors and illustrators Petr Horácek and Nadine Kaadan will head up separate… Read More ›

Dream Big with Puffin Books in 2020, as publisher turns 80, partners with MCM Comic Con

2020 marks 80 years since Allen Lane founded Puffin, the biggest children’s publisher in the world, and to celebrate this big birthday, Puffin has announced a huge roster of activity that will champion the power of reading, take stories to… Read More ›

Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Unseen Art of Hollywood Storyboards by Trevor Goring and Joyce Kaskey Goring

US publisher Hermes Press has launched a Kickstarter to fund The Unseen Art of Hollywood Storyboards, what looks like a fascinating and wonderfully illustrated book detailing the history of film storyboards, by comics and storyboard artist Trevor Goring – whose credits include 2000AD and more – and his partner, the late Joyce Kaskey Goring

Danger Mouse, Forest 404 writers honoured in 2020 Writers’ Guild Awards

Writers behind some of last year’s most critically acclaimed works have been honoured at the 2020 Writers’ Guild Awards ceremony, including Danny Brocklehurst, Shola Amoo, Season Butler, Gillian Juckes and Jimmy McGovern. Awards also went to the writers of the Danger Mouse animated series, the… Read More ›

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