This Tintin-style poster to promote the 14th Lyon BD Festival is by “Sad Chewie” artist Luke McGarry is great fun – how many characters slipped into the image can you recognise? (Oh, and before any wag asks given this week’s… Read More ›
Month: March 2019
Death’s Head is back! Marvel has announced a new limited series, written by Tini Howard with art by Kei Zama coloured by Felipe Sobreir, edited by Sarah Brunstad – and with regular covers by Nick Roche, launching in July. Here’s… Read More ›
The British Library is collaborating with university partners to award PhD funding for four new doctoral research projects, starting in October 2019, two on digital comics. As we previously reported, the projects will be co-supervised by the British Library, offering… Read More ›
Tammy and Jinty were two of Britain’s best-loved girls’ comics in the 1970s and ’80s – ground-breaking female-led comics that covered everything from science fiction and fantasy to romance and domestic drama. This June, hot on the heels of the… Read More ›
Two years in the making, The Lion Kids Comic Bible, was published last week by Lion Children’s Books, a collaborative project from Ed Chatelier (original concept), Mychailo Kazybrid (script and pencils), Bambos Georgiou (inks), Jeff Anderson (colourist) and Jesus Barony… Read More ›
Image via EBay Short-lived, like many of its brethren and certainly overlooked, Blast! had some worthwhile strip content and is certainly worth a revisit. Luke Williams delves into its pages… By the late 1980s, following the triple header of Watchmen,… Read More ›
At Comics Salopia this June, join host Leonard Sultana as he interviews the guest who has travelled further than any other to join the event in Shrewsbury.
He was Britain’s first genuine picture-strip SF hero, his adventures launched in far-off 1948, visualised by the legendary Denis McLoughlin. Now, Andrew Darlington explores the full, complex, and fascinating history of Swift Morgan… ‘FAST ACTION IN THE WORLDS OF THE… Read More ›
This year’s line-up for MACC-POW!, a one day celebration of comics and comic art, in the heart of Macclesfield, Cheshire in June, has just been announced. Observer comics prize winner Tor Freeman, Jacob Phillips and Lew Stringer return, joined this year by Comics Laureate Hannah Berry, New Zealand cartoonist Roger Langridge and Rachael Smith.