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!
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)
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
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
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