Glasgow's Hunterian is to host comics-themed Night at the Museum. Photo: Martin Shields /University of Glasgow PR)

Forget Black Friday – enjoy a comics-inspired night at the museum in Glasgow instead!

Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum is to host a free Comics Scotland event on Saturday 1st December 2018, with special guests including artist Frank Quitely. Night at the Museum: Comics Scotland is an exploration of Scotland’s illustrious history in the development of comics and the event will include an exhibition of the Glasgow Looking Glass, first published inContinue reading Forget Black Friday – enjoy a comics-inspired night at the museum in Glasgow instead!

The Story of Aten by John Freeman & Gian Marco Ibba

Untold Tales: Lancaster’s Musicians’ Co-Op the inspiration for a comic adventure

Following up on the good news – locally, at least – that Lancaster City Council has pledged to work with the city’s Musicians’ Co-op to help secure their long-term future, revoking its eviction notice from a building much-loved organisation had occupied for decades, I thought you might like to see what was published of a comicContinue reading Untold Tales: Lancaster’s Musicians’ Co-Op the inspiration for a comic adventure

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Art by Graeme McNee

More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

The latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast is again bursting with interviews from the annual Lakes International Comic Art Festival in Kendal held last month, conducted by co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates. Episode 40 includes  interviews with Canadian artist Guy Delisle, Benjamin Dickson, whose new graphic novel A New Jerusalem – a stunning taleContinue reading More Lakes Festival creator interviews focus for new Podcast

Yaz (Mandip Gill), Ryan (Tosin Cole), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Graham (Bradley Walsh), Grace (Sharon D Clarke) in Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell To Earth © BBC / BBC Studios - Photographer: Sophie Mutevelian

New Year, New Doctor Who Special – on New Year’s Day

The first Doctor Who special starring Jodie Whittaker as the Thirteenth Doctor will kick off 2019 in style with a New Year’s Day broadcast – a change from the traditional timeslot on Christmas Day. “We’re delighted the Doctor and her companions will be welcoming BBC One audiences into 2019 with this exciting new episode,” commented  theContinue reading New Year, New Doctor Who Special – on New Year’s Day

“Power Pack of Ken Reid” Frankie Stein prints offered as Christmas incentive to buyers

If you haven’t already bought the brilliant Power Pack of Ken Reid collections release earlier this year, then there’s a new incentive to tempt you – some cracking Frankie Stein prints! Published by Irmantas Povilaika, the man behind the Kazoop! blog, the two volume set is an official collection of cartoonist Ken Reid’s contributions to Odhams comics ofContinue reading “Power Pack of Ken Reid” Frankie Stein prints offered as Christmas incentive to buyers