Here's a special poster of the fifth anniversary Phoenix cover

Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!

Rising from the ashes of sad demise of The DFC, there were some that doubted the weekly The Phoenix comic would endure any longer than its predecessor – but the naysayers have been proven wrong and this week the title celebrates its fifth anniversary with a special cover digitally signed by the many creators whoContinue reading Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!

No Time Like The Present - Paul Rainey

Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Three)

When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, comic creator and reader Andy Luke had nowhere to go. He came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics…  This is the third and final part of Andy’s celebration ofContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Three)

Stephen Prestwood

In Memoriam: Comic Artist Stephen Prestwood

Just over a week ago the British small press lost one of its most hardworking and consistent artists – the incredible Stephen Prestwood. I’d worked with him – watched him drawing tirelessly for years, turning in an almost endless stream of art for comics, art jams, competitions – anything. He was as relentless as he wasContinue reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Stephen Prestwood

Arni's Epic Adventures Episode 1

Meet Arni – Star of The First 5-Second Comic Strip for People On The Move, created by Garen Ewing

The story of a small Norwegian bird called Arni is set to add enchantment to the Christmas rush this year, as digital screens across the UK will be transformed into a giant comic strip, the work of Garen Ewing, bringing the latest action-packed instalment to the public each day. Arni’s Epic Adventures will be broadcast acrossContinue reading Meet Arni – Star of The First 5-Second Comic Strip for People On The Move, created by Garen Ewing

Rainbow Orchid Promotional Image

‘Rainbow Orchid’ creator Garen Ewing talks comics at LFCC

If you’re at London Film and Comic Con today (and can actually get in – the queues yesterday were horrendous for those without advance tickets) then you might want to track down ace creator Garen Ewing, author of the marvellous Rainbow Orchid. Garen is doing a comics workshop as part of this year’s LFCC, asContinue reading ‘Rainbow Orchid’ creator Garen Ewing talks comics at LFCC