If you’re interested in creating comics for a living or just for fun, then why not check out artist Steve Marchant’s upcoming adults’ classes at City Lit in the heart of London?
I am becoming increasingly concerned by the rising number of independent publishers professing to support our comic industry, on both sides of the Atlantic and beyond, whose worthy ambition to promote comics is being marred by an apparent blind spot when it comes the reompense of creators.
Comics writer Alex de Campi (Blade Runner, Bad Girls) regularly posts tips on creating comics to her Twitter account and filed a posting of the late Wally Wood‘s “22 Panels That Always Work” under “While on the subject of comics… Read More ›
As we previously reported, this weekend’s London Film and Comic Con has a huge roster of comic creators attending its show at Olympia this weekend – and they have a number of great comic-related talks, too, some definitely of interest… Read More ›
Are you a graphic novelist? What do you need to flourish professionally? Mentoring? Money? A space to write? Multidisciplinary workshops? Networking opportunities? Then you might just want to complete the UK Writers Survey, a project initiated by the Royal Society of Literature.
This week the Awesome Comics Podcast team are joined by the founder and publisher of Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti, to talk about his journey in comics and what the publisher are trying to achieve in the modern publishing world. Founded… Read More ›
Graeme Neil Reid recently joined the star studded list of cover artists for DC Thomson’s anthology – a list that includes Ian Kennedy, Neil Roberts and many, many more. Here, he outlines how he created his most recent cover for… Read More ›
Dave Cook – the writer of cyberpunk graphic novel Killtopia – recently offered some great creating comics tips on planning the promotion of your crowdfunding campaign on his Twitter, which he has kindly given us permission to repost on downthetubes…. Read More ›
The House of Illustration in London is offering an advanced, two-day intensive course for people who have already completed a beginners’ graphic novel course, or those working on a graphic novel, tutored by Rachael Bell – but there are very… Read More ›
Creators and publishers in the UK can now use the Comichaus database site to not only submit their digital comics to the Comichaus app – but with one click they can also send a copy to the British Library for… Read More ›
Comics artist John Tucker reflect on his first Thought Bubble Festival experience, the culmination of his busy year as a creator… Well, here we are then. Our first Thought Bubble is in the bag. The show I’ve wanted to do… Read More ›
London’s Cartoon Museum is to host an creating comics event entitled Sustaining Comics: What the Future Holds this Saturday. Join a host of comics professionals to explore the challenges of working in comics, the opportunities out there, and what the future might… Read More ›