The cover of Freedom City Comics by Paul Peart Smith and Paul Barry with Brian Ward

Tynside’s freedom fighters immortalised in a new, free comic

Historical figures from Britain’s North East, including suffragette Emily Davison, the Jarrow Marchers and anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass are among the Tyneside radicals whose stories are told in Freedom City Comics, which is to be distributed free around Newcastle and made available as a free comics download from 1st October 2017. The new anthology, celebratingContinue reading Tynside’s freedom fighters immortalised in a new, free comic

Photo Review: Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo 2016

Saturday 28 May 2016 saw the Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo return to the CitySpace building of the University Of Sunderland. Named for the city’s links with Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and inaugurated last year to help celebrate the book’s 150 anniversary, Wonderlands is part Sunderland’s bid to be UK City Of Culture in 2021Continue reading Photo Review: Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo 2016