CDP students at the British Library. Image courtesy British Library

British Library offers opportunity to study for a PhD in British Digital Comics

The British Library has opened its new round of applications for funded collaborative PhD studentships, and this year there is an opportunity to study for a PhD in British Digital Comics. Academics at UK universities are being invited to submit proposals for AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnerships with the British Library, which will support up toContinue reading British Library offers opportunity to study for a PhD in British Digital Comics

Nanits Composer - DEMO

Nanits, another digital platform for independent creators launched

Last month Nanits Universe, a crowdfunded-backed project, launched its new digital comics via a new mobile app, Nanits Reader 2.0, with a way for indie comic book artists to create and distribute their digital comics, the Nanits Composer, soon to follow. A former Kickstarter project turned San Francisco-based start-up, the Nanits Universe team are workingContinue reading Nanits, another digital platform for independent creators launched

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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!

Special Marvel Edition #16 featuring The Hands of Shang-Chi, Master of Kung Fu

How I Got Used to digital comics “Guided View” – and it’s all down to Shang Chi, Master of Kung Fu!

I was away on a long course for a full week recently, so began reading quite a lot of comics digitally again. US publisher Marvel had a large and outrageously priced sale recently and I picked up loads of old favourites. At 69p for a trade that can often be twenty odd quid in aContinue reading How I Got Used to digital comics “Guided View” – and it’s all down to Shang Chi, Master of Kung Fu!

An extract from The Archivist by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey

Digital Comics at the British Library – more “Digital Conversations” event details revealed

Ian Cooke, Head of Contemporary British Publications at the British Library, has outlined a little more about the “Digital Conversations” event downthetubes has partnered with at the Library on Wednesday 18th April 2018. A panel on archiving digital comics will be chaired by myself, John Freeman, with comic creators Kate Ashwin, Yomi Ayeni, Daniel Merlin GoodbreyContinue reading Digital Comics at the British Library – more “Digital Conversations” event details revealed