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Food for Thought: a classic British Charity Comic that now commands a high collector price

Back in the 1980s, before the dawn of the internet, the British comics community celebrated the form in print. It was a vibrant scene, encompassing not only zines about comics such as Arkensword, Fantasy Advertiser and Speakeasy but fiction-based titles too. Many creators like Phil Elliott, Paul Gravett, Warren Ellis, Smuzz (then known as SMS),Continue reading Food for Thought: a classic British Charity Comic that now commands a high collector price

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Little Heroes Comics Charity Anthology #2

Little Heroes Comics is a UK based charity that sends comic making kits to children who find themselves in hospitals and healthcare institutes across the country.  Right now, they’re raising funds for their second anthology over on Kickstarter. Following up on the successful first issue around the theme of ‘Strength’, the team are looking to raiseContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Little Heroes Comics Charity Anthology #2

Troops to get a boost from King Kong and Friends

This month Britain’s Comic Book Alliance will be joining with the ‘Support Our Soldiers‘ charity to send thousands of comic books and graphic novels to troops stationed around the world and many miles from home. The CBA spoke to troops before Christmas and were told that one of the biggest problems facing service personnel wasContinue reading Troops to get a boost from King Kong and Friends

Foundry supports Haiti relief effort, comic creators wanted

London’s The Foundry is running an evening to raise money for earthquake victims in Haiti on 27th January – and comic creators are invited to get involved. The event is just part of a joint fund raising campaign by the Haitian arts group Ghetto Biennale, which is based in Port-Au-Prince, and the Foundry. A foundry/haitiContinue reading Foundry supports Haiti relief effort, comic creators wanted

Comic Creators Ally against Human Trafficking

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”– Margaret Mead Monday, 11th January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in the US. To participate, a number of comics creators including Heroes Inc. creator Scott Austin, writer Peter David and X-MenContinue reading Comic Creators Ally against Human Trafficking