Crikey! Volume One - SNIP

Crikey! collection now available to pre-order from ComicScene UK

Before ComicSceneUK – available now in all good newsagents – there was a magazine which ran for 16 issues and covered all aspects of UK comic industry. Crikey! is remembered with much affection from comic fans and featured exceptional articles about UK comics during its run – and as previously reported, it’s risen from the ashesContinue reading Crikey! collection now available to pre-order from ComicScene UK

Crikey! Volume One - SNIP

Comics Zine Crikey! makes an unexpected comeback

If you’re a fan of the new ComicScene UK magazine, then as a fan of British comics you’ll know there were a number of magazines down the years in a similar vein – Fantasy Advertiser, INFINITY, Speakeasy, for example, and Crikey!, too. Well, Crikey! Is about to make a comeback- as collections… thanks to TonyContinue reading Comics Zine Crikey! makes an unexpected comeback

Crik by Karl Beer

“Crik” fantasy puts childhood nightmares to rest for author Karl Beer

  Deep within Crik Wood is a village in which every person has a unique ability called a “Talent”. The Mayor can talk to insects, a girl can disappear in a cloud of smoke, and a young boy called Jack has a living shadow. One thunderous night, Jack discovers the horrifying secret buried at theContinue reading “Crik” fantasy puts childhood nightmares to rest for author Karl Beer

New Crikey! special available

(Updated 27/8/11): The popular Crikey! fanzine (which takes a nostalgic look at classic British comics) may no longer be available as a print publication but the editors have just released a new special (comprising over 100 pages) which is available to buy on disc at the Crikey! website and via download on yudu.com. Whilst puristsContinue reading New Crikey! special available

In Review: Crikey! pays tribute to John Hicklenton, O’Donnell

The latest issue of Crikey! – which has notched up an imprejavascript:void(0)ssive 15 issues, none too shabby for an independently published comics magazine these days – has changed its planned line up to pay tribute to the passing of creators John Hicklenton and Peter O’Donnell. Dropping a planned Dalek cover in favour of a strikingContinue reading In Review: Crikey! pays tribute to John Hicklenton, O’Donnell