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New academic comics study, Queer about Comics, released

A new publication Queer about Comics, has just been published by Duke University Press. Edited by Darieck Scott and Ramzi Fawaz, this special issue explores the intersection of queer theory and comics studies. The contributors provide new theories of how comics represent and reconceptualize queer sexuality, desire, intimacy, and eroticism, while also investigating how theContinue reading New academic comics study, Queer about Comics, released

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BOOM! Studios announces new Buffy the Vampire Slayer projects

BOOM! Studios has announced it has acquired the comic book and graphic novel publishing license to Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Previously published by Dark Horse Comics for 20 years (their final title, the trade paperback for their “Season Twelve” series is released on 12th December), BOOM! will release new monthly comic book series, limitedContinue reading BOOM! Studios announces new Buffy the Vampire Slayer projects

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Unbox Studios reveals authorised Marshal Law figure

Unbox Studios are to release a Marshal Law figure approved by Pat Mills and Kevin O’Neill in October. It’s been a long time in development, but it’s definitely worth the wait. Available globally, this is just one of many great comics-inspired figures from the company, who also produce a Judge Dredd and Judge Death figures.Continue reading Unbox Studios reveals authorised Marshal Law figure

Shaken, not stirred – Win an original James Bond painting!

Back I n 1962, the film Dr No introduced cinema-goers to the world of James Bond starring Sean Connery as the British spy with a licence to kill. The film adapted one of Ian Fleming’s popular spy novels and struck a chord with the public excited by the charisma of the character and the danger andContinue reading Shaken, not stirred – Win an original James Bond painting!

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Hunt Emerson, who has drawn cartoons and comic strips since the early 1970s and whose work is the focus of an exhibition in Kendal rightContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Hunt Emerson