That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

A little later than planned, here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond last week. Just in case you missed some of our British comics coverage… • Our most popular item last week was without doubt discussion about British Comics sales, although news of the launch of 2000AD: The UltimateContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: 2000AD “Ultimate” launch, the perils of polybagged comics and the passing of a girls comic pioneer

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Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with Comic Artist Aimée de Jongh

The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). The downthetubes “Kendal Calling” interviews continue with a chat with award-winning comic author, animator, writer and illustrator Aimée de Jongh, from Rotterdam, who has one of the most booming careers in Dutch comics. At the early age ofContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An Interview with Comic Artist Aimée de Jongh

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Fifth Lakes International Comic Art Festival Line-Up Announced, Tickets On Sale Now

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced its full guest list for this year’s Festival Weekend in Kendal (13th – 15th October 2017) – and it’s simply crammed with amazing guests, including Stan Sakai, Sergio Aragonés, Ryan North, Mariko Tamaki – and a smashing smattering of 2000AD creators including Steve MacManus, to boot. This year, by popularContinue reading Fifth Lakes International Comic Art Festival Line-Up Announced, Tickets On Sale Now

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SelfMadeHero’s Autumn 2016 Revealed: Motherless Oven follow up by Rob Davis out in November

A graphic history of Tetris, Rob Davis‘ eagerly-awaited follow up to his utterly brilliant The Motherless Oven and a superb-looking biography of Salvador Dalí by Edmond Baudoin are just some of the treats in store from SelfMadeHero this autumn. September 2016 The publisher’s Autumn lineup kicks off with the release of a graphic biography byContinue reading SelfMadeHero’s Autumn 2016 Revealed: Motherless Oven follow up by Rob Davis out in November