Benjamin Read

It’s time for another Awesome Comics Podcast Catch-Up! Comichaus secrets revealed! Books to look out for in 2018! And more!

The Awesome Comics Podcast continues to broadcast some great stuff about British comics and more. Once again, I’ve been a bit neglectful in keeping you posted with its, well, awesome coverage of some terrific creators, including great interviews and entertaining… Read More ›

Sneak Peek – Improper Books “Porcelain: Ivory Tower” by Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose

Ace British independent publisher Improper Books released a free preview of Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose‘ upcoming Porcelain: Ivory Tower at Thought Bubble earlier this month, and supporting comic shops across the UK are giving them out too. They’ve kindly… Read More ›

Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 18: A Chat With “Night Post” Artist Laura Trinder

The boys of The Awesome Comics Podcast try their best to behave and, let’s be honest, fail miserably whilst talking to super talented artist Laura Trinder. The artist on the Improper Books release Night Post, written by Benjamin Read, Laura… Read More ›

Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale to be re-released in new edition

Improper Books is to publish a new edition of its truly stunning title Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale, which longtime downthetbes readers will recall I gushed about on its debut back in 2010. A much-anticpated sequel, Porcelain: Bone China, will debut at… Read More ›

Into the Briar: A Quick Chat with Comic Artist Chris Wildgoose (and a sneak preview!)

Independent publisher Improper Books have just confirmed that Briar, a new graphic novel by Benjamin Read and Chris Wildgoose, will be released this autumn (with copies on sale at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival), and I got a chance to… Read More ›

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