Sustaining Comics: What the Future Holds

Future of creating comics to be explored at free Cartoon Museum event this Saturday

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 hold. Over the course of the afternoon, visitors can join discussions, talks and workshops ledContinue reading Future of creating comics to be explored at free Cartoon Museum event this Saturday

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Coming Soon: The Masters in Comics Podcast launches with Dave Gibbons as first guest

A new monthly comics podcast – Masters in Comics – launches in two weeks time, a new project offering insight into creating comics from the University of Dundee’s Phillip Vaughan. Masters in Comics will offer a chat with some of the best names in comics, launching on Wednesday the 8th August with recent Eisner HallContinue reading Coming Soon: The Masters in Comics Podcast launches with Dave Gibbons as first guest

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How Chris Weston created his cover for this week’s 2000AD

Artist Chris Weston created the cover for this week’s 2000AD, on sale now in all good newsagents and comic shops, and he kindly gave downthetubes permission to share his Work in Progress work that led to the final cover. Featured here are his first rough to colour rough; then the black and white original artContinue reading How Chris Weston created his cover for this week’s 2000AD

Dark Horse Comics editor Daniel Chabon

Black Hammer editor Daniel Chabon joins Comics Uncovered creating comics line-up in Birmingham this September

Black Hammer editor Daniel Chabon has joined the line up for the comic creator-focused Comics Uncovered conference, taking place in Birmingham in September. Daniel is an Eisner-nominated comic book and graphic novel editor at Portland-based Dark Horse Comics. He has a master’s degree in book publishing from Portland State University and a law degree fromContinue reading Black Hammer editor Daniel Chabon joins Comics Uncovered creating comics line-up in Birmingham this September

US Comics on sale August 2018

Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry

Over the last few years, Atomeka Press publisher Dave Elliott has stood by and frustratingly watched as the US comic book industry continues to devour itself like the mythical Ouroboros, the snake that ate its own tail. Last week, he published his proposal to help save it from itself on DeviantArt, attracting plenty of commentContinue reading Creating Comics: Atomeka publisher Dave Elliott’s plan to save the US comics industry