David Fickling Comics

Philip Pullman’s The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship collection docks in June

Philip Pullman‘s The Adventures of John Blake: Mystery of the Ghost Ship offers high-octane action and a deep twisting mystery combine in a visual feast of a time-travel tale of adventure on the high seas, due for release in June… Read More ›

The Independent celebrates modern British comics, offers Phoenix subscriber deal, UK news stand distribution costs revealed

British newspaper The Indpendent has published an upbeat article on modern British comics such as The Phoenix, which includes comments from Lew Stringer,  Jamie Smart and Phoenix editor Tom Fickling. Written by David Barnett, the article (“How classic comics gave way to garish… Read More ›

National Trust Announces First Ever Children’s Book Festival

The National Trust has announced its first-ever Children’s Book Festival Weekend will take place in March at Wray Castle in the Lake District, part of the organisation’s celebrations for author Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday. Taking place 4-6th March 2016, the event offers an impressive… Read More ›

Something For The Weekend: Jessica Martin’s DC Comics Debut! (US Comics On Sale 28th October 2015)

Here’s this week’s run down of new comics on sale in comic shops across the UK, with the emphasis, as ever, on titles that are the work of British creators and published by British publishers, and my, aren’t we spoilt… Read More ›

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