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Get ready for GOOF!, an all-new, all ages digital comic!

On Saturday 23rd June, not only will artist Marc Jackson be hosting the third annual MACC-POW! Macclesfield in Cheshire’s day of comics, as part of the ten day Barnaby festival in the town – he’ll also be launching a brand-new online comic for all-ages, called GOOF! A monthly, 30 page digital comic, GOOF!, which includesContinue reading Get ready for GOOF!, an all-new, all ages digital comic!

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Lakes Festival Focus 2017: Blimey! It’s an Interview with Comic Artist and Writer Lew Stringer!

The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). The downthetubes “Kendal Calling” interviews continue with a chat with comic creator and British comics archivist Lew Stringer, who has worked for all the major publishers. He inspired Alan Moore with his Brickman character, who encouraged him toContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2017: Blimey! It’s an Interview with Comic Artist and Writer Lew Stringer!

Lew Stringer’s “Derek the Troll” – Back in Print At Last!

Humour artist and writer Lew Stringer has been actively contributing to British (and some American) comics for over 30 years, freelancing for titles such as Viz, The Beano, Doctor Who Magazine, Oink!, Buster, TOXIC, Transformers, and many more. After the success of reviving his Batman parody Brickman last year in the self-published Brickman Returns, he’sContinue reading Lew Stringer’s “Derek the Troll” – Back in Print At Last!

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Lakes Festival Focus: Lew Stringer

  The Lakes International Comic Art Festival starts tomorrow and I’m delighted that, despite a punishing work schedule, Beano and Doctor Who cartoonist and writer Lew Stringer found time to answer my questions about his work and creating comics. Lew (who I’ve known since Marvel UK days) has been working in British comics for over 30 years,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus: Lew Stringer

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Lew Stringer’s “Derek the Troll” returns in new Fighting Fantasy book

Some of you may recognize the character featured here as Derek the Troll, who starred in his own comic strip back in the 1980s, first in the pages of fantasy game mag Warlock and then in its sister publication White Dwarf. Now Derek is set to return for a special one-off full page strip laterContinue reading Lew Stringer’s “Derek the Troll” returns in new Fighting Fantasy book