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ComicScene Summer Special Issue 5 SNIP ComicScene Summer Special Issue 5 out this week (6/17/2019) by John Freeman - Comic fans can now pre-order the new 80-page ComicScene Summer Special (Issue 5) in print or digital, on sale this Thursday, 20th June, in selected newsagents, or from GetMyComics. The magazine includes six comic strips, expanding that aspect of the magazine, and articles on Sweeney Toddler, Spider-Man, Batman, the upcoming Tammy & Jinty Special fromContinue reading ComicScene Summer Special Issue 5 out this week
Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019 - Junko Mizuno Banner Junko Mizuno interviewed in latest Comic Art Festival Podcast (6/16/2019) by John Freeman - Artist Junko Mizuno created the standout poster image for the 2019 Lakes International Comic Art Festival and the event’s official podcast has a chat with her as part of their latest episode. Junko was originally born in Tokyo and her self taught style is based mainly on 1970’s and 80’s Japanese pop culture. Podcast hostsContinue reading Junko Mizuno interviewed in latest Comic Art Festival Podcast
Recent issues of EPPO, including the latest issue with its Asterix cover Dutch comic magazine EPPO gets Asterix exclusive (6/16/2019) by John Freeman - Dutch comic magazine EPPO has landed an Asterix exclusive – a special preview of the upcoming album, Asterix and the Chieftain’s Daughter, in its latest issue, on sale now in Holland. The launch of a new Asterix book is usually shrouded in secrecy, so this is quite a coup for the popular comics magazine, nowContinue reading Dutch comic magazine EPPO gets Asterix exclusive
Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction (6/15/2019) by John Freeman - There's a host of British comic goodies on offer in the latest Phil-Comics eBay auction, including a terrific number of Holiday Specials from the 1970s, Beano, Dandy, TV21 comics, annuals - and rarities such as promotional flyers and moreContinue reading Holiday Specials galore, and more, in latest Phil-Comics eBay auction
David Leach at work on an instalment of Psycho Gran. Or maybe he just likes eating pencils. David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List (6/15/2019) by John Freeman - There’s only four months to go until his year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October… are you ready? Tickets bought? Accommodation booked? The Festival has just revealed a number of further guests: Darryl Cunningham, ahead of the release of his new book, Billionaires, published by Myriad Editions; and Titan Comics Senior Editor, cartoonist and ComeContinue reading David Leach, Darryl Cunningham, McGarrys, join Lakes Festival Guest List
Howard Cruse. Photo: Frederic Lorge Creating Comics: A Video Interview with artist Howard Cruse (6/14/2019) by John Freeman - Gay Love, the first European solo art show of the work of Howard Cruse, is currently running in Brussels at the Galerie Comic Art Factory until 6th July 2019 – and the gallery has released a thought=provoking video interview with the award-winning artist. In the interview, in English with French sub titles, Howard outlines theContinue reading Creating Comics: A Video Interview with artist Howard Cruse
Space Commander Kerry Covers Britain’s Forgotten Space Heroes: Space Commander Kerry (6/14/2019) by John Freeman - With Dan Dare enjoying huge success in Eagle, it’s no surprise that the British news stand was awash with space heroes in the 1950s. Some are better known than others. Swift Morgan, published by Boardman and visualised by Denis McLoughlin had already been running long before Frank Hampson’s hero debuted of course, as had GarthContinue reading Britain’s Forgotten Space Heroes: Space Commander Kerry
Urasawa Naoki Japan House London hosts Helen McCarthy’s free talk on Urasawa Naoki next week (6/14/2019) by John Freeman - Heading to London’s Japan House to see their This is Manga – the Art of Urasawa Naoki exhibition? Why not combine your visit with a free evening lecture on the artist by leading UK anime and manga writer Helen McCarthy next Wednesday?   Urasawa Naoki has been called one of the artists that have changedContinue reading Japan House London hosts Helen McCarthy’s free talk on Urasawa Naoki next week
Commando issues 5235 – 5258 Ramsey’s Raiders blast back into Commando! (6/14/2019) by John Freeman - Brand new Commando issues 5235 – 5258 are out now in all good newsagents and via various digital platforms from DC Thomson. From secret messages to Douglas Boston bombers, from Nazi rail guns to a booby-trapped Lee Enfield – these issues have it all... including a new Ramsey's Raiders story from Ferg Handley and Keith Page!Continue reading Ramsey’s Raiders blast back into Commando!
Cannon Busters - coming soon to Netflix Cannon Busters heads to Netflix, licensing campaign launched (6/14/2019) by John Freeman - Anime distribution company Manga Entertainment have appointed Reemsborko Ltd. as the worldwide agent for Cannon Busters, a new 12-part anime that will launch later this year exclusively as a Netflix global original seriesContinue reading Cannon Busters heads to Netflix, licensing campaign launched

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