Diamond Gem Awards

Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

Diamond Comic Distributors has announced the winners of the 2018 Diamond Gem Awards, selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as an key annual award honouring largely US publisher sales success – but British creators Al Ewing and Sean Phillips are among the creators whose work is recognised. DCContinue reading Al Ewing, Sean Phillips among creators honoured in 2019 Diamond Gem Awards

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Joe Kelly Announced as first US guest for Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

Just as Marvel’s latest blockbuster superhero movie Deadpool hits UK cinemas, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival┬áhas announce its first major US guest for the 2016 is Joe Kelly, who will be┬ámaking an exclusive UK appearance at the Festival weekend in October. A creator, writer and producer, Kelly is the creator of the lauded graphicContinue reading Joe Kelly Announced as first US guest for Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016

Is The Dandy the World’s Oldest Comic?

Mooching through some piles of old comics over the weekend, one of our readers noticed a 2007 issue of The Dandy (Issue 3007) proudly proclaimed the title was now a “record breaking longest running comic ever!” Thanks to The Dandy‘s frequency change to a fortnightly title in recent years, in terms of number of issuesContinue reading Is The Dandy the World’s Oldest Comic?