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Coming Soon: Nightwing #44 – “shockingly retro and eight minutes into the future” (according to Warren Ellis)

I subscribe to a fair few creator newsletters, and one that always helps get your synapses firing arrives regularly arrived this morning from Warren Ellis. This week, apart from deconstructing Avengers: Infinity War, he also turned his attention to a DC comic he feels deserving of attention from superhero fans – Nightwing. Nightwing #44, toContinue reading Coming Soon: Nightwing #44 – “shockingly retro and eight minutes into the future” (according to Warren Ellis)

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Star Trek Discovery comics launch in October from IDW

IDW Publishing has announced it will launch its first Star Trek: Discovery on 25th October 2017, just a month after the series launches on CBS All Access in the United States and Canada, and on Netflix worldwide. Written by Mike Johnson and Kristin Beyer with art and cover art by Tony Shasteen the book will tieContinue reading Star Trek Discovery comics launch in October from IDW

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Creating Comics: Declan Shalvey reveals Moon Knight creation secrets

Over on YouTube, Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou is the man behind Strip Panel Naked, a great series of “How To” videos analysing and breaking down comics art in detail, which includes items featuring Mike Mignola and Jordie Bellaire. His latest is the first of a series of Creators Edition special episodes – the first part of aContinue reading Creating Comics: Declan Shalvey reveals Moon Knight creation secrets

Break into ICE this weekend in Birmingham!

ICE – the International Comic Expo – returns to Birmingham for its third year this weekend (10th -11th September 2016). We’ve already mentioned a couple of the exclusive comic launches at this great event, and once again the UK’s Second City plays host to some of the biggest stars of the comics book world. ArtistsContinue reading Break into ICE this weekend in Birmingham!

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November ’16 deadline for the Creators for Creators grant offering $30K in funding

The deadline for applying for a grant to the Creators for Creators organisation is fast approaching – a project whose backers include Britain’s Charlie Adlard and Kieron Gillen aiming to offer $30,000 in support to a single cartoonist or writer/artist duo in order to support the creation of a new and original work. Creators for Creators – which has supportContinue reading November ’16 deadline for the Creators for Creators grant offering $30K in funding