As part of the ongoing celebrations throughout 2018 to mark 80 years of Beano, Art & Hue has created a new collection of stylish pop art prints inspired by the iconic British comic. Art & Hue has delved into vintage issues to create 12 new stylish and minimal art prints featuring the much-loved comic-strip heroes,Continue reading Beano goes pop with Art & Hue!
Honouring the acclaimed comics creator Leo Baxendale, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival is has announced a specially-made print – “Baby Basil Does His Bit” – is now on permanent display in Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre. The installation is a a permanent tribute to an extraordinary and influential creator who, sadly, died earlier this year. Leo donated theContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival honours Leo Baxendale with unique print installation in Kendal
Author and comics writer Tommy Donbavand was diagnosed with inoperable throat cancer in March 2016. In this interview, he talks about his novels and comics, writing a blog about his cancer and how our readers can help him… Matt Badham: How did you become a writer? I notice that you used to work in children’sContinue reading No Laughing Matter? Comic Writer Tommy Donbavand versus Cancer
The Beano will be celebrating Red Nose Day this week with a red and gold pop art inspired cover, which features Dennis the Menace’s many faces (and noses) to encourage readers to support Red Nose Day’s ‘make your face funny for money’ campaign. The special issue of The Beano goes on sale Wednesday 11thContinue reading The Beano celebrates Red Nose Day with special cover
Here’s another round up of quick news items we’ve found on our travels of social media and other sources… • A Fundraising Art Auction for the Brighton Open Air Theatre includes some terrific artwork by the likes of Clint Langley, David Lloyd – including page from his early Doctor Who strips – and Chris Riddell.Continue reading Tube Surfing: David Lloyd’s Doctor Who art auctioned, Bash Street dieters and comic event news