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Journey to the Surface of the Earth – with Fraser Geesin! (11/20/2019) by John Freeman - Brighton-based comedian and cartoonist Fraser Geesin has just released a new anthology, Journey to the Surface of the EarthContinue reading Journey to the Surface of the Earth – with Fraser Geesin!
Awesome Comics Podcast looks back at Thought Bubble (11/19/2019) by John Freeman - This week the Awesome Comics Podcast gang - Dan Butcher, Tony Esmond and Vince Hunt - talk about their Thought Bubble Festival 2019 experience and have a raft of interviews to showcase their adventure over the weekendContinue reading Awesome Comics Podcast looks back at Thought Bubble
Boise and Binanuahan - Brian Woodford and Roger Perry Snapshot in Time: Brian Woodford and The Launch of Boys’ World, Part One (11/19/2019) by Roger Perry - A Short Introduction: Before his unexpected passing in 2016, author Roger Perry – a longtime contributor to this site and veteran of the British comics industry – sent downthetubes a number of articles which we planned to run, working back and forth to fine tune them in the run up to publication. At the sameContinue reading Snapshot in Time: Brian Woodford and The Launch of Boys’ World, Part One
Rare Tintin art on more offered in this week’s Christie’s Paris auction (11/19/2019) by John Freeman - An auction of art at Christie's Paris on Wednesday 20th November offers over 300 European pieces, including work by Hergé, Jacques Martin, Hugo Pratt, Moebius, Jacques Tardi and many more.Continue reading Rare Tintin art on more offered in this week’s Christie’s Paris auction
Call for Contributions: Comics and Art History (11/18/2019) by John Freeman - A Call for Contributions for a collected volume on Comics and Art History was recently announced by editors Ian Horton and Maggie Gray, who are currently in discussions with a major academic publisher about this projectContinue reading Call for Contributions: Comics and Art History
Eco Kids Planet’s ‘Britain’s Amazing Islands’ issue out now (11/18/2019) by John Freeman - The seaweed-eating sheep of North Ronaldsay! The car crash-causing wallabies of the Isle of Man! Just two topics writer JD Savage has covered for Eco Kids Planet's 'Britain's Amazing Islands' issue.Continue reading Eco Kids Planet’s ‘Britain’s Amazing Islands’ issue out now
Vice Press - Jurassic Park poster by Paul Mann New Jurassic Park-inspired posters and more now on sale from Vice Press (11/18/2019) by John Freeman - Vice Press have followed up the news of the release of limited edition Shaun of the Dead, Silent Running, Thundercats and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles posters with some more terrific, limited edition, film-inspired releases. On offer now from Vice Press is are a Jaws poster by George Bletsis; a fantastic Jurassic Park poster in twoContinue reading New Jurassic Park-inspired posters and more now on sale from Vice Press
New 2000 AD, Judge Dredd Megazine out this week (11/18/2019) by John Freeman - Nick Percival provides the cover for 2000 AD Prog 2158 on sale this Wednesday, an issue of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic offering a scintillating smorgasbord if strip action...Continue reading New 2000 AD, Judge Dredd Megazine out this week
Draw Spider-Man for Maisy, and support the work of Read for Good (11/17/2019) by John Freeman - Spurred by the story of four-year-old Spider-Man and Elsa fan and avid book reader Maisy on BBC Children in Need, who is being treated for cancer, comics artist Neil Roche is asking comic artists to donate drawings of the Marvel superhero to charity Read for Good, to cheer young patients' dayContinue reading Draw Spider-Man for Maisy, and support the work of Read for Good
The cover of Rain by Mary and Bryan Talbot, which will get its launch at this year's Festival, published by Jonathan Cape. Set against the backdrop of disastrous floods in the North of England, Rain dramatically chronicles the developing relationship between two young women, one of whom is a committed environmental campaigner. Their wild Brontë moorland is being criminally mismanaged, crops are being systematically poisoned and birds and animals are being slaughtered In Review: Rain by Mary and Bryan Talbot (11/16/2019) by John Freeman - By Mary and Bryan Talbot Published by Jonathan Cape Set against the backdrop of the disastrous 2015 floods in northern England, it seems more than timely to re-read Rain this weekend, after the recent floods that have impacted on so many in Yorkshire. Sadly, for me and many others, those floods emphasise all the moreContinue reading In Review: Rain by Mary and Bryan Talbot

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