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In Review: Lip Hook by David Hine and Mark Stafford

Lip Hook By David Hine and Mark Stafford Published by SelfMadeHero Out: Now from all good book shops Arriving just at the right time of year, as the light retreats in the face of the long, dark, dark nights, David Hine and Mark Stafford’s Lip Hook promises a deep, deliciously disturbing read right from theContinue reading In Review: Lip Hook by David Hine and Mark Stafford

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Mark Stafford, co-creator of the Cherubs! graphic novel with Bryan Talbot, who also collaborated with David Hine on a British Comic Award-nominated adaptation of VictorContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer David Hine

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer David Hine

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is David Hine, who has been working in comics since the early 1980s. After his graphic novel Strange Embrace was published in the US, he wasContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer David Hine

Malta Comic Con 2017 - Phil Elliott

Memories of the 9th Malta Comic Convention – by comic artist by Phil Elliott

Malta Comic Con was back earlier this month, with a star-studded line-up of comic creators from across the globe in attendance, including Illegal Alien, Tupelo, Tales from Gimbley and Real Ghostbusters artist Phil Elliott – his first major appearance in some years. Phil reports on the experience…  I was very nervous. Not about visiting MaltaContinue reading Memories of the 9th Malta Comic Convention – by comic artist by Phil Elliott

David Hine and Mark Stafford annouce Arts Council-backed graphic novel “Lip Hook”

Top British comic creators David Hine and Mark Stafford have announced a new graphic novel for SelfMadeHero, Lip Hook, a story of “rural unease” set in a sleepy English village – a project that being backed by funding from Arts Council England. Their previous collaboration for SelfMadeHero was the superb The Man Who Laughs, short-listed for BestContinue reading David Hine and Mark Stafford annouce Arts Council-backed graphic novel “Lip Hook”