A snapshot of British Comics Fandom in 1970: Fantasy Advertiser #32

David Hathaway-Price continues his brilliant UK Classic Comic Zines project to digitise British comic fanzines across several decades, from their early beginnings in the 1960s and 70s as hand printed low print run titles to more sophisticated, slick looking publications in the 1980s and beyond – adding a ground-breaking Issue of Fantasy Advertiser his invaluable web site.Continue reading A snapshot of British Comics Fandom in 1970: Fantasy Advertiser #32

Simon Bisley illustrated this sensational Slaine illustration in mixed media on heavy illustration paper. This colourful example of Bisley's work features a highly detailed medieval battle scene. This large piece looks amazing in person.

Simon Bisley “Slaine” art offered (and much more) in latest Comic Link auction

The Spring Featured Auction at US auction house Comic Link starts closing next week – and along with rare US comics includes a wide range of original art, from creators that include British artists Simon Bisley, Alan Davis, Dave Gibbons, Bryan Hitch, Tula Lotay and Barry Windsor-Smith. Art by American artists – among them DarwynContinue reading Simon Bisley “Slaine” art offered (and much more) in latest Comic Link auction

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ComicScene 4 spotlights Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death”

ComicScene Issue 4 is out now in all good comic shops and available through many newsagents – and includes a free 16-page supplement featuring Simon Furman and Geoff Senior‘s new 10 part comic, To The Death. The supplement includes an interview with Simon and Geoff, exclusive art, a preview of the strip, now available inContinue reading ComicScene 4 spotlights Simon Furman and Geoff Senior’s “To the Death”

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Breaking the Mould: How the Get My Comics team are shaking up comic distribution in the UK

Independent comic creators can come up with the best stories in the world, but if they can’t get their finished publication – created through crowdfunding, self financed or published by an independent – in front of potential customers, then they’re in trouble. Adrian and Dave Clarke and team at GetMyComics, a service developed by ComicContinue reading Breaking the Mould: How the Get My Comics team are shaking up comic distribution in the UK

Archer Coe: the Thousand Natural Shocks

We Read Comics Podcast discusses Archer Coe

The fourth episode of the We Read Comics podcast was recorded this week and is now live on the Radio Summerhall website. As we mentioned in a previous post, this new podcast is a monthly series, roughly following a book group style format, where a different graphic novel is picked and discussed each month byContinue reading We Read Comics Podcast discusses Archer Coe