Glasgow's Hunterian is to host comics-themed Night at the Museum. Photo: Martin Shields /University of Glasgow PR)

Forget Black Friday – enjoy a comics-inspired night at the museum in Glasgow instead!

Glasgow’s Hunterian Museum is to host a free Comics Scotland event on Saturday 1st December 2018, with special guests including artist Frank Quitely. Night at the Museum: Comics Scotland is an exploration of Scotland’s illustrious history in the development of comics and the event will include an exhibition of the Glasgow Looking Glass, first published inContinue reading Forget Black Friday – enjoy a comics-inspired night at the museum in Glasgow instead!

Panel Borders: Killing Superman with Louise Simonson and Frank Quitely

In this week’s Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to a pair of comic book creators who have been involved in titles which depicted The Death of Superman. In a discussion recorded at Portsmouth Comic Con, writer Louise Simonson talks about killing the Man of Steel in the 1990s and working on iconic Marvel comics suchContinue reading Panel Borders: Killing Superman with Louise Simonson and Frank Quitely

In Review and in Pictures: Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018

Joe Gordon reports on this year’s annual Books gathering in Scotland’s capital… I’ve just been enjoying a couple of weeks at the world’s largest literary festival, the Edinburgh International Book Festival, seeing a number of fascinating author events and also being fortunate enough to chair several comics and science fiction events too, from Young AdultContinue reading In Review and in Pictures: Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018

Comic Scene UK Issues 1 and 2

Comic Scene Issue 2 Celebrates 80 Years of The Beano, giant-size Christmas Special announced

ComicScene UK Issue 2 is in comic stores and available to order online now, celebrating 80 years of the Beano and humour comics. This issue includes interviews with Emily McGorman Bruce, Tim Quinn and Dicky Howett, Frank Quitely and the continuation of a wide-ranging interview with Rachael Smith. Plus there are features on features onContinue reading Comic Scene Issue 2 Celebrates 80 Years of The Beano, giant-size Christmas Special announced

Lakes Festival Focus 2018 - Frank Quitely. Image in ident of Frank Quitely Luigi Novi/ Creative Commons Usage

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Comics Artist and Writer Frank Quitely

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. Over 70 are attending in 2018 in October (and that’s not including creators you’ll find in the Comics Clock Tower). This Festival Focus for 2018 is Frank Quitely, who started hisContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Comics Artist and Writer Frank Quitely