The excellent True Believers Comic Festival returns to Cheltenham Racecourse this very weekend, offering a heady line-up of great comics guests and a panel event that includes the Awesome Comics Podcast team – featuring our very own, patent pending Tony Esmond! With a strong focus on comic books, their creators, fans and the community that surroundsContinue reading New indie comic titles galore set to launch at this weekend’s True Believers Comic Festival!
Here’s this week’s list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops tomorrow, Wednesday 24th December 2014. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of, including cover artists. Mark Braithwaite, co-owner of Lancaster’s First AgeContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (24th December 2014) – Christmas Eve Comic Stocking Fillers!
Promotional art for Dead Space 2. © EA Games British comics writer Antony Johnston will be on hand to help promote the new EA Games title Dead Space 2 when it’s trailed at the next London MCM Expo, which will be held at Excel on 29-31 October 2010 and closes out the month-long London GamesContinue reading Johnston to promote Dead Space at next Expo
Concluding adaptation and inspiration month on his Strip! radio show for London’s Resonance FM, Alex Fitch talks to writer and graphic designer Antony Johnston about combining text and image in comics and other media from his illustrated novella Frightening Curves to enriching the computer game he scripted – Dead Space – with a comic bookContinue reading Anthony Johnston Strips!
• The Cybermen have taken over and ‘upgraded’ Doctor Who Adventures. Issue 98, out now in newsagents, features an extra-tall cover, a free set of Cyberman figures and the second part of a double-sided poster. There’s plenty more Cyber-stuff inside, along with the usual comic strip. • Frazer Irving is interviewed by the Barking andContinue reading Tube Surfing: 16 January 2009