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Andy Luke’s new comic “We Shall Not Be Stapled” launches this week in Belfast

We Shall Not Be Stapled , a new anthology, will get a lunchtime launch at Comic Book Guys in The Spires Shopping Centre, Belfast tomorrow – Wednesday 3rd May, 1 – 2.00pm. Copies will also be available at the Enniskillen Comic Fest this weekend. The book is mostly drawn by Andrew Luke (author of Gran, AbsenceContinue reading Andy Luke’s new comic “We Shall Not Be Stapled” launches this week in Belfast

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Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part One)

When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, comics creator Andy Luke had nowhere to go. He came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics… In celebration of Small Press Day on 9th July 2016, I’ve written aboutContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part One)

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Creating Comics: The Making of To End All Wars’ “Bottomley – Brand of Britain”

Andy Luke reveals the making of one of the strips featured in the Eisner Award-nominated anthology To End All Wars – “Bottomley – Brand of Britain”… On Friday night, the San Diego Comic Con will announce the Eisner Awards, where the anthology collection To End All Wars, published by Soaring Penguin Press has been nominated,Continue reading Creating Comics: The Making of To End All Wars’ “Bottomley – Brand of Britain”

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TItanCon Belfast announced for September

(via Andrew Luke): TitanCon Belfast returns in September, with tickets going on sale now from £15. The organisers can’t say too much about who’s coming, but comic creator and self publisher advocate Andrew Luke tells us he can confirm several popular guest scribes have already committed to making an appearance. There’ll be more new faces fromContinue reading TItanCon Belfast announced for September

Comics documentary maker faces funding threat

The Invisible Artist from Northern Visions NvTv on Vimeo. (with thanks to Andrew Luke): Northern Visions TV (NVTV), Greater Belfast’s community TV station which backed the comics-related film The Invisible Artist last year, is under threat of closure because of controvrsial funding cuts. Northern Visions is a non-profit organisation originally formed in 1986, originally servingContinue reading Comics documentary maker faces funding threat