Chris Ryall, - President, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer at IDW Publishing

Chris Ryall returns to IDW as President, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer

IDW Publishing has announced that its former Chief Creative Officer and Editor-In-Chief, Chris Ryall, is returning to the company as President, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer, just as the US publisher gears up for its twentieth anniversary celebrations next year Ryall, formerly part of the editorial division at The Walking Dead publisher Skybound Entertainment, will beContinue reading Chris Ryall returns to IDW as President, Publisher and Chief Creative Officer

New DCT Heritage Editor Gordon Tait (centre) with former Commando editors George Low and Calum Laird at Dundee University's DCCS, April 2018 (c) Jeremy Briggs

DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands Editor Gordon Tait Talks Buckets, War and Reprints

As the new Heritage Brands Editor at DC Thomson, replacing Kirsten Murray who inaugurated the role, Gordon Tait brings a great depth of knowledge and experience to the position that includes editorship of 104 issues of Commando a year plus the weekly “Broons” and “Oor Wullie” pages in the Sunday Post newspaper and the alternating biannualContinue reading DC Thomson’s Heritage Brands Editor Gordon Tait Talks Buckets, War and Reprints

Artist David Sutherland and friends. Image © DC Thomson

Master in Comics: An Interview with Beano artist David Sutherland

The University of Dundee’s Phillip Vaughn chats to Beano artist David Sutherland in his latest Masters in Comics podcast. David, who often signs his work simply as “DS”, has been drawing “The Bash Street Kids” in The Beano since 1962. In addition to “Bash Street”, he was also the regular artist for “Biffo the Bear”Continue reading Master in Comics: An Interview with Beano artist David Sutherland

In Review: Doctor Who – The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos

WARNING – SPOILERS AHEAD Reviewed by Tim Robins First UK Broadcast: Sunday 9th December 2018 Writer: Chris Chibnall Director: Jamie Childs Guest Starring: Phyllis Logan (Andinio), Mark Addy (Paltraki), Percelle Ascott (Delph), Jan Lee (Umsang), Samuel Oatley (Tim Shaw) On the planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos, a battlefield, a conflict-scarred survivor, and a deadly reckoningContinue reading In Review: Doctor Who – The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos

Citi Manga Exhibition - British Museum 2019 SNIP

British Museum announces major Manga exhibition, tie-in MANGA book

The British Museum is to host a major exhibition dedicated to the history of Manga in the New Year, opening in May, along with a tie-in book titled, simply, MANGA. The exhibition, which will run until August,  will explore the phenomenon of manga and will be “the largest exhibition of the art for ever toContinue reading British Museum announces major Manga exhibition, tie-in MANGA book