A new printing of Alan Moore’s Writing for Comics is released this week by Avatar Press. Older British comic fans may remember when Alan first shared his thoughts on how to deliver a top notch script. The main essay featured was originally written in 1985 and appeared in British magazine Fantasy Advertiser, right as MooreContinue reading Avatar releases new edition of Alan Moore’s Writing for Comics
Yes, yes, I know there are a huge number of great comics out there, again, this week, many the work of top British comic creators (including Red Thorn, 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine – and what a great start to “Realm of the Damned” in that from Alec Worley and Pye Parr). But my top recommendationContinue reading New Comics On Sale This Week in the UK – Look, Just Go And Buy Surface Tension, OK?
2000AD have a feast of great graphic albums out this week as well as the regular Prog (1966), but a quick heads up that coming out next week in comic shops is Judge Dredd: Dead Zone by John Wagner, with stunning art by Henry Flint. In the on-going follow-up to the critically-acclaimed Day of ChaosContinue reading New Comics On Sale This Week (Wednesday 3rd February) – Bad Kids, Bunnies and Soviet Space Dogs!
As 2015 draws to a close, top writer Garth Ennis seems to have taken over the US comic release list this week, but of all the titles on sale, I think Dreaming Eagles #1 from much-talked-about publisher Aftershock Comics is well worth a look, especially given that the art is by the brilliant Simon Coleby, best knownContinue reading Something For the New Year: New Comics On Sale This Week – Dan Dare and Dreaming Eagles!
It’s a fairly quiet week for new comics with a British connection, but don’t panic, because the latest 2000AD has a creepy “Terror Tale” from David Baillie, beautifully drawn by Joshua George for you to enjoy – especially if you’re a fan of either Daphne du Maurier’s original version of The Birds, or Alfred Hitchcock’sContinue reading Something for the Weekend: US Comics On Sale from 25th November 2015 – Asterix Found in Comic Shops!