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Eddie Campbell and Audrey Niffenegger to talk Bizarre Romance and more at the British Library

Eddie Campbell and Audrey Niffenegger will be heading up a comics event exploring the bizarre nature of romance and relationships in a mixture of comic strips and illustrated prose at the British Library in London in April, at a talk chaired by publisher and comics expert Paul Gravett. Internationally bestselling author Audrey Niffenegger and herContinue reading Eddie Campbell and Audrey Niffenegger to talk Bizarre Romance and more at the British Library

Harrier Comics revival continues at CEPG, 1980s strips revived for the 21st Century, tentative schedule revealed

Denver-based publisher CEPG is continuing to roll out new editions of some of the 1980s Harrier Comics titles that offered many now well-established  creators one of their first entry points into publishing thanks to publisher Martin Lock. CEPG’s publisher Mike Rickaby struck a deal with Martin to republish titles such as Avalon and Swiftsure lastContinue reading Harrier Comics revival continues at CEPG, 1980s strips revived for the 21st Century, tentative schedule revealed

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Something for the Weekend (8th July 2015) – Boov, Minions, Bacchus and Dirk Gently, too!

Here’s this week’s list of comics on sale in British comics shops, plus some news stand titles – our intent, as ever being to skew our coverage in favour of British creators. Out this week is an IDW/Top Shelf release that’s sure to earn the attention of many – a stonking omnibus collection Eddie Campbell‘sContinue reading Something for the Weekend (8th July 2015) – Boov, Minions, Bacchus and Dirk Gently, too!

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Comics UnConference 2015: A Report by Applied Comics Etc founder Lydia Wysocki

  Comics creator Lydia Wysocki recently blogged about the Comics Unconference in Glasgow on 28th February 2015, what reads like a fascinating day devoted to Comic Studies, including developements in digital comics, and has kindly permitted us to repost her report here. It features photos from her trip to Scotland Street School Museum the day after, because learning and that…    Continue reading Comics UnConference 2015: A Report by Applied Comics Etc founder Lydia Wysocki

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IDW Publishing Acquires Top Shelf Productions

Leading comic book and graphic novel publisher IDW Publishing has announced that it has acquired Top Shelf Productions, the award-winning independent publisher of graphic novels, including Alan Moore’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (with Kevin O’Neill) and From Hell (with Eddie Campbell), the Number One New York Times and Washington Post bestseller March by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell, Craig Thompson’s Blankets, Nate Powell’s Swallow Me Whole, and Jeff Lemire’s Essex County. “The acquisition of Top ShelfContinue reading IDW Publishing Acquires Top Shelf Productions