Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Bryan and Mary Talbot

Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Bryan and Mary Talbot

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2019 is with award-winning comic creators and Festival patrons Bryan and Mary Talbot, whose latest graphic novel, RAIN, a project supported by the Arts Council,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus: An Interview with Bryan and Mary Talbot

"The Victor Files"

DC Thomson teases new “The Victor Files” project

DC Thomson Media is clearly ramping up its “Heritage Brands” output, teasing and impending announcement for “The Victor Files” – a reference to one of the Dundee-based company’s most popular weekly boys adventure comic titles, published between 1961 and 1992. Launched in January 1961 and running for an impressive 1657 issues until it ceased publicationContinue reading DC Thomson teases new “The Victor Files” project

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Hemlock Books latest Fantastic Fifties magazine spotlights Hammer Horror

Quite by chance, the result of a chat with author and ComicSceneUK writer Martin Dallard, I came across The Fantastic Fifties magazine published by Hemlock Books, which has been going for a while now. A magazine for lovers of retro cinema, The Fantastic Fifties is exclusively devoted to what the publishers describe as one ofContinue reading Hemlock Books latest Fantastic Fifties magazine spotlights Hammer Horror

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Living With Cancer – Our Stories

It’s a shocking statistic, but half of us will be diagnosed with a cancer of some sort during our lifetimes. In response, the CHIP Collective have designed Living With Cancer: Our Stories – a comic to explain to us all what it’s like to get a diagnosis, and what effects that has on those around us – and, hopefully, encourage discussionContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Living With Cancer – Our Stories

Design Museum delights: Stanley Kubrick oddities, and the promise of your very own Mars mission

London’s Design Museum is currently hosting Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition, which includes some comic-related visuals inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey. running until 17th September. But the space age entertainment doesn’t stop there, because hot on the heels of this major exhibition, you’ll get the chance to travel to Mars without leaving London – in a multi-sensory adventure for all agesContinue reading Design Museum delights: Stanley Kubrick oddities, and the promise of your very own Mars mission