Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse swings five places up to Number One on the Official Film Chart detailing top UK home entertainment sales across Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital Download, after a tight battle with Mary Poppins Returns. Following its release on… Read More ›
Day: May 1, 2019
Offering a slightly different episode, on Episode 51 0f the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast finds Pete Taylor chatting to freelance designer, comics creator and author Brad Brooks about EC and MAD creator Harvey Kurtzman, the comic making process,… Read More ›
The Oxford Comics Network has announced a new series of events, starting on the 7th May with “Early Holocaust Narratives in Comics”. Philip Smith of the University of The Bahamas seeks to examine representations of the death camps, particularly in… Read More ›
Malty Heave #1 is a new indie comic from Phil Elliott and Robert Wells, launching at both Portsmouth Comic Con this coming weekend, and at Ace Comics in Colchester, where Phil will be signing for Free Comic Book Day. Published… Read More ›
Independent publisher Hibernia has teamed up with the Treasury of British Comics to publish Cosmic Comics, a terrific, eye-searing collection of legendary comic creator Kevin O’Neill’s formative work on such titles as 2000AD, Lion, Tornado and Starlord
Pirates in disguise on the cold seas, airmen trapped in a secret U-boat den, a dispatch runner behind enemy lines in World War One and a day of doom for one British naval lieutenant! It’s all going on in brand new issues of Commando from DC Thomson (Issues 5223 – 5226), out this Thursday and available through all good newsagents.
International Graphic Novel Conference to see launch of new Dementia-focused comic and Laydeez do Comics Manchester
Comics archivist and internationally-respected advocate of the form Paul Gravett is giving a Keynote Speech at the 2019 International Graphic Novel Conference at Manchester Metropolitan University in June. The Speech is just one of a number of pubic events that are part of a full day of public comic events that are part of the conference, including the launch of There’s No Bus Map for Dementia, a new mini-comic about dementia and a Your Life Stories as Comics workshop from members of Laydeez do Comics, as well as LDC’s first ever Manchester event.