Marcy and the Riddle of the Sphinx (Brownstone's Mythical Collection 2)

Joe Todd-Stanton’s Brownstone’s Mythical Collection optioned for film

Nobrow’s quite excellent imprint for younger readers, Flying Eye Books, has revealed that the Brownstone’s Mythical Collection series by Joe Todd-Stanton has been optioned for film development by DreamWorks Animation. The series began with Arthur and the Golden Rope in 2016, taking our unlikely adventurer into Norse mythology, and more recently Marcy and the RiddleContinue reading Joe Todd-Stanton’s Brownstone’s Mythical Collection optioned for film

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Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

The autumn season means it is time for the annual British Fantasy Society‘s convention and the BFS Awards. The second volume of Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda‘s rather glorious Monstress (published by Image) won the Best Comic / Graphic Novel category on Sunday at Fantasycon. This follows another major science fiction and fantasy con, Worldcon,Continue reading Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s “Monstress” wins at the British Fantasy Awards

We Shall Fight Until We Win - SNIP

Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list

With Book Week Scotland coming up soon (running from 19th to 25th of November), the Scottish Book Trust has created a poll where readers can vote for the “most rebellious read of the 21st century”. From their description: “This Book Week Scotland, we’re searching for the most rebellious read of the 21st century. From graphicContinue reading Vote for graphic novels on the “most rebellious reads of the 21st century” list

"The Minnie Lisa by Duh Vinci", a celebratory parody of Da Vinci by Emily McGorman-Bruce via Beano Studios; Minnie the Minx created originally by Leo Baxendale © DC Thomson

Beano exhibition breaks records for attendance

Bonnie Dundee, long home to DC Thomson who have provided generations of readers with their comics fix, has been running the Bash Street’s Back exhibition at the McManus Gallery, “a fun and rebellious look at the Beano at 80” – and it’s proved a big hit, and generated record-breaking visitor numbers for a UK comics-relatedContinue reading Beano exhibition breaks records for attendance

(Carlos doing what he did best - drawing. Pic from Ally's Flickr)

In Memoriam: Artist and Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra

At the start of this week, 2000AD sadly confirmed that we had lost the mighty Carlos Ezquerra. Many in the Brit comics community and worldwide fans will remember Carlos suffering from cancer several years ago, and the Get Well Soon, Carlos comic that a number of creators put together in secrecy so it would be aContinue reading In Memoriam: Artist and Judge Dredd co-creator Carlos Ezquerra