As if this summer hadn’t already been a cracking time for UK comics fans with events like the Cardiff Independent Comics Expo (report here) and Lawgiver (report here) just only popping into our rear view mirrors, next up is the East London Comics Art Festival (aka ELCAF). This is one of my favourite events in the calendarContinue reading Countdown to ELCAF 2018 – Get Excited!
Created by Tim Bird Full Colour – 68 pages Published by Avery Hill Publishing The Story: Long ago, the whole of Southern England was covered in forest. Over time, this woodland has been gradually cut back, but small patches remain amidst the suburban sprawl of South-East London. A few ancient oaks still stand in gapsContinue reading In Preview: The Great North Wood by Tim Bird
Permanent Press by comic creator Luke Healy is now available for pre-order from Avery Hill Publishing and the book will debut at the Dublin Comic Arts Festival in April. Luke is depressed, afflicted by a severe case of metaphoritis and deadlines that don’t really exist. Afraid of being forgotten by the comics community and unable toContinue reading Sneak Peek: Permanent Press by Luke Healy
I haven’t backed many Kickstarter projects this year although I have highlighted a fair few on downthetubes, but one I did was the Deluxe Edition of Wired Up Wrong by Rachael Smith – and now it’s deservedly been nominated as Best Indie and Small Press Comic of 2017. Rachael’s debut graphic novel House Party came outContinue reading Rachael Smith’s “Wired Up Wrong” among Pipedream Comics nominations for Best Indie and Small Press Comic of 2017
Created by Alex Potts Published by Avery Hill Publishing 112 pages – Full Colour – £9.99 The Story: Somewhere in an isolated area of Western Europe, Carl and Rita rent a house on stilts. Due to the pressure of spending so much time in each other’s company, cracks in their relationship start to appear. ToContinue reading In Preview and Review – “It’s Cold In The River At Night” by Alex Potts