Comics Salopia Festival icon, Charlie the ape, this illustration by Charlie Adlard and Dan Berry

Shrewsbury gets set to become UK comics capital with “Comics Salopia” in June

The biggest names in comic art will descend on Shrewsbury on the first weekend in June, for Comics Salopia, a new international comics festival, which organisers say is set to cement the town’s reputation as the unofficial home of the British comics industry – and got its official launch earlier today.Continue reading Shrewsbury gets set to become UK comics capital with “Comics Salopia” in June

Dark Horse’s New Series Journeys Into “The Quantum Age”

Dark Horse has announced the next adventure in Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s beloved Black Hammer universe, The Quantum Age: From the World of Black Hammer. The Quantum Age follows Sherlock Frankenstein & The Legion of Evil and Doctor Star & The Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows as the latest installment in the greater Black HammerContinue reading Dark Horse’s New Series Journeys Into “The Quantum Age”

American Gods: My Ainsel #1 Main Cover SNIP

Out This Week: American Gods – My Ainsel #1 – Preview Pages

The comic book adaptation of American Gods, the Hugo, Bram Stoker, Locus, World Fantasy, and Nebula Award-winning novel and hit Starz television series by Neil Gaiman, returns with American Gods: My Ainsel #1, on sale from tomorrow in all good comic shops. The bizarre road trip across America continues as heroes gather reinforcements for the imminent godContinue reading Out This Week: American Gods – My Ainsel #1 – Preview Pages

Dan Dare #1 Cover A by Christian Ward

Out Today: Dan Dare #1 – Sneak Peek

The new Dan Dare comic from Titan Comics launches today and we’ve got some pages to share with you. Here’s the full intel on this action-packed first issue, written by Peter Milligan, with art by Alberto Foche! It’s on sale from today in all good comic shops, including Forbidden Planet, and digital platforms such asContinue reading Out Today: Dan Dare #1 – Sneak Peek

British Comic Awards Hall of Fame: Dudley D. Watkins

British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

After many, many months of planning, reading, more reading and even more reading the team behind the British Comic Awards have just revealed the nominees for 2014/15, selected from the Longlist of titles provided by the reading public, publishers and the creators themselves. The BCA committee have decided the following titles and creators listed below represent the very best, and indeedContinue reading British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”