Trongate Publishing Comic World Launch

Superheroes take over Glasgow today in bid to boost comics readership by publisher Trongate

  Superheroes both on the page and in the flesh will be out in force today at the Cineworld Cinema in Glasgow’s Silverburn Shopping Centre. Local comic book publishers Trongate Publishing will be there with cosplayers to celebrate the release of Incredibles 2 and hand out free comics to cinema goers as they go inContinue reading Superheroes take over Glasgow today in bid to boost comics readership by publisher Trongate

Angus Libraries Exhibition

A small exhibition, but this will be well worth the time for those that can get there. Monday 21st July sees the opening of a new war comics exhibition at Arbroath Library. Original works of art from Commando, Warlord, Bunty, Judy and others will be on display. Between 5.30 & 6.30pm Commando editor Calum LairdContinue reading Angus Libraries Exhibition

Stripped Event Reviews And Recordings Available Online

The 2013 Edinburgh International Book Festival took place in the Scottish capitol in August this year and for the first time incorporated a major comics thread in its programming – Stripped. Over the course of its near two and a half weeks around 225,000 visits were made to the Book Festival gardens with sales ofContinue reading Stripped Event Reviews And Recordings Available Online

Rainbow Orchid Prequel In The Phoenix This Friday

Artist and writer Garen Ewing’s latest adventure of Julius Chancer, The Secret of the Samurai, a prequel to his three book Rainbow Orchid saga, is starting a four week run in The Phoenix beginning this weekend. The twenty page adventure will be published in five page segments over four weeks beginning in issue 75 dueContinue reading Rainbow Orchid Prequel In The Phoenix This Friday

New 9th Art Award: Submission Details announced

Graphic Scotland and the Edinburgh International Book Festival have announced that submissions are now open for the inaugural 9th Art Award for graphic fiction. The 9th Art Award will choose the best work of graphic literature originally written and published in English between May 2012 and July 2013, from anywhere in the world.Judging the prizeContinue reading New 9th Art Award: Submission Details announced