Thanos by Cam Smith

British Comic Artist and Inker Cam Smith among this year’s Inkwell Award nominees

We’re delighted to report British comic book artist and inker Cam Smith – known for his work at Marvel UK, 2000AD and for US publishers – has been nominated for an Inkwell Award – and there are other British nominees, too. The Inkwell Awards are the only non-profit organisation devoted to public education and promotion of theContinue reading British Comic Artist and Inker Cam Smith among this year’s Inkwell Award nominees

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Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Back in my Marvel UK days, I edited a one-off Heroquest magazine at Marvel UK – a one shot special licensed from Games Workshop that has some notable creators involved and, as downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf notes over on his Boys Adventure blog, is quite a collectable today HeroQuest, sometimes written as Hero Quest, was anContinue reading Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

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Creating Comics: Cam Smith’s Comic Book Inking Masterclass returns!

Ace inker and comics artist Cam Smith is doing another inking workshop at London’s Orbital Comics in London on Friday 17th November 2017. If you’re interested then book now because places are limited! “I can’t wait!” Cam tells us. “The last one was a blast!” Cam’s expertise and experience, which includes work for DC Comics,Continue reading Creating Comics: Cam Smith’s Comic Book Inking Masterclass returns!

True Believers 2017 Souvenir Mug

From The Trenches: A Guest’s Eye View of True Believers Comic Festival 2017 by Jessica Martin

Comic creator Jessica Martin, one of many talents at the event, reveals how she’s now a “True Believer” after her trip to Cheltenham this weekend…  On Saturday 5th February, I was a guest at the True Believers Comic Festival in Cheltenham. It was my second visit, my first being two years ago when the eventContinue reading From The Trenches: A Guest’s Eye View of True Believers Comic Festival 2017 by Jessica Martin

Doctor Who - Evening's Empire

Latest Doctor Who comic collection “Evening’s Empire” features new pages by Richard Piers Rayner

Out now in the UK from Panini is the latest ‘archive’ Doctor Who comic collection, Evening’s Empire – a book special for me, not just because it features some of the last Seventh Doctor comic strips I edited for Doctor Who Magazine back in the early 1990s, but because artist Richard Piers Rayner has drawnContinue reading Latest Doctor Who comic collection “Evening’s Empire” features new pages by Richard Piers Rayner