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Director’s Commentary and Sneak Peek: Black North by Mark McCann and Steven Austin

Black North is a new, 96-page gritty SF action adventure graphic novel from Mark McCann and Steven Austin which will soon be seeking crowdfunding. We asked Mark, an author and writer from Belfast, to give us the lowdown on how the project came about – and discover it’s a road hard travelled… In advance ofContinue reading Director’s Commentary and Sneak Peek: Black North by Mark McCann and Steven Austin

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Breaking the Mould: How the Get My Comics team are shaking up comic distribution in the UK

Independent comic creators can come up with the best stories in the world, but if they can’t get their finished publication – created through crowdfunding, self financed or published by an independent – in front of potential customers, then they’re in trouble. Adrian and Dave Clarke and team at GetMyComics, a service developed by ComicContinue reading Breaking the Mould: How the Get My Comics team are shaking up comic distribution in the UK

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In Review: Journey Planet 39 – Judge Dredd

Journey Planet is a occasional fanzine themed around – well, whatever takes the contributors’ fancy, basically, but Issue 39, just released, has a Judge Dredd theme, dedicated overall to co-creator Carlos Ezquerra. The editor for this free, 96 page monster of an e-zine is none other than 2000AD writer¬†Michael Carroll and features contributions from theContinue reading In Review: Journey Planet 39 – Judge Dredd

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Creating Comics (and some dogged determination): Jasper Bark reveals the secrets of making “Parassassin”, his latest graphic novel

One of the most intriguing graphic novels I’ve read in the past few months is Parassassin by Jasper Bark with art by Alfa Robbi, first published in the brilliant digital anthology Aces Weekly but available now as a full-blown graphic novel from Markosia. It’s a head-scratching but ultimately very cleverly-told, quite mind-boggling tale that playsContinue reading Creating Comics (and some dogged determination): Jasper Bark reveals the secrets of making “Parassassin”, his latest graphic novel

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In Review: Futurequake 2017 (The “Idea Space” Issue)

The Book: FutureQuake 2017 is back to brighten the boring, Inspire the indolent and render the jaded jubilant! Within the 100 page issue witness 18 possible futures including the latest instalment of the astounding epic, “Idea Space”. The Review: I’ve been promising to finish this review of the latest FutureQuake special for weeks, but otherContinue reading In Review: Futurequake 2017 (The “Idea Space” Issue)