ParAssassin - Cassindra Character Design by Alfa Robbi

Creating Comics (and some dogged determination): Jasper Bark reveals the secrets of making “Parassassin”, his latest graphic novel

One of the most intriguing graphic novels I’ve read in the past few months is Parassassin by Jasper Bark with art by Alfa Robbi, first published in the brilliant digital anthology Aces Weekly but available now as a full-blown graphic novel from Markosia. It’s a head-scratching but ultimately very cleverly-told, quite mind-boggling tale that playsContinue reading Creating Comics (and some dogged determination): Jasper Bark reveals the secrets of making “Parassassin”, his latest graphic novel

Futuerequake 2017 - Cover SNIP

In Review: Futurequake 2017 (The “Idea Space” Issue)

The Book: FutureQuake 2017 is back to brighten the boring, Inspire the indolent and render the jaded jubilant! Within the 100 page issue witness 18 possible futures including the latest instalment of the astounding epic, “Idea Space”. The Review: I’ve been promising to finish this review of the latest FutureQuake special for weeks, but otherContinue reading In Review: Futurequake 2017 (The “Idea Space” Issue)

Strontium Dog "No Choice At All"

Creating Comics: Lee Robson and David Broughton talk “Strontium Dog”

Lee Robson is the writer of the graphic novel Babble and a frequent contributor to many British independent titles, including Zarjaz, Futurequake, the Strontium Dog-inspired Dogbreath, Something Wicked and several of Accent UK‘s themed anthologies. He’s also penned a series of online daily strips featuring 2000AD‘s Judge Dredd for FutureQuakePress, which are collected here.  David Broughton has created his own comics, such as the brilliant ShamanContinue reading Creating Comics: Lee Robson and David Broughton talk “Strontium Dog”

The 13th Stone - Cover

Hallowe’en Comic Tales: The 13th Stone

It’s become something of a Hallowe’en tradition for comic creators Bryan Coyle and Lee Robson to create a short comic for the season, but this year (with the help of Bolt-01), they’ve gone one better and done a full blown 22-page one-shot, The 13th Stone. It’s a deliciousy creepy tale oozing the kind of scratching the back ofContinue reading Hallowe’en Comic Tales: The 13th Stone

Birmingham’s Time Bomb Comics spreads its wing with ongoing comic project Flintlock

Time Bomb Comics has successfully gained Kickstarter backing for its first-ever ongoing  adventure comic, Flintlock – but further funding support will help the independent British publisher promote the title and really make an impact with the great-looking book when it launches. Since 2007, Birmingham-based Time Bomb Comics has been publishing critically acclaimed one-shots and graphic novels.Continue reading Birmingham’s Time Bomb Comics spreads its wing with ongoing comic project Flintlock