David Bowie by Jesus Antonio Hernandez

Call For Papers: Comics Grid’s Next Special Issue will be dedicated to David Bowie

“You must draw David Bowie. Find David Bowie, or I’ll send you David Bowie. Because if it isn’t David Bowie, you’re going to have to re-do it until it is David Bowie.” – Kelley Jones, quoting Neil Gaiman, Hanging Out with the Dream King: Conversations with Neil Gaiman and His Collaborators (2004) The Comics Grid:Continue reading Call For Papers: Comics Grid’s Next Special Issue will be dedicated to David Bowie

On The Trail of the Lonesome Bucket in Dundee

It would be hard, to be honest, to find many Scots who have not heard of, or read the comic stories of Oor Wullie, a Scottish laddie who has never grown up, and has captured the hearts of millions over the years. His fame here in Scotland (and Northern England) is pretty all encompassing, whichContinue reading On The Trail of the Lonesome Bucket in Dundee

David Lloyd interviewed by Nina Conti on BBC2's Artsnight: Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask: David Lloyd on BBC Artsnight

Artist David Lloyd, publisher of the digital anthology Aces Weekly and co-creator of V for Vendetta with Alan Moore, put in an appearance on BBC2’s fascinating Artsnight this week. In this first episode of the series, ventriloquist, comedian and documentary film-maker Nina Conti, inspired by the Oscar Wilde quote: “Man is least himself in his own person.Continue reading Behind the Mask: David Lloyd on BBC Artsnight

David Bowie by Boo Cook

Comic Creators Worldwide Pay Homage to David Bowie

 I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I promise it won’t be boring. – David Bowie David Bowie‘s work – and indeed, Bowie himself – has often inspired comic creators across the globe, be it as they listened to his music as they worked or in their work itself. With his death atContinue reading Comic Creators Worldwide Pay Homage to David Bowie

Joe Satriani - Surfing With The Alien

Tube Surfing: Comics’ Musical Connections

  Kerrang! is known for writing about music, but some of us at the heavy metal magazine also spend an inordinate amount of time reading comics and, are, apparently “stupidly excited about the upcoming London Super Comic Convention, taking place  14th – 15th March at the Excel Centre London. In fact, they got so excited that ourContinue reading Tube Surfing: Comics’ Musical Connections