Back in the 1980s, before the dawn of the internet, the British comics community celebrated the form in print. It was a vibrant scene, encompassing not only zines about comics such as Arkensword, Fantasy Advertiser and Speakeasy but fiction-based titles… Read More ›
Gary Spencer Millidge
London-basex Soaring Penguin Press has announced a revamp for its acclaimed (but, sadly, low selling) anthology, Meanwhile…, which features all-new “Strangehaven” by Gary Spencer Millidge and David Hine and Mark Stafford’s terrific “The Bad, Bad Place“. “Essentially, sales were less than… Read More ›
An exhibition at London’s Cartoon Museum looking at the rise of the British Graphic novel has just opened, featuring works by Kate Charlesworth, Rob Davis, Dave Gibbons, William Hogarth, Gary Spencer Millidge, the Pleece Brothers, Martin Rowson, Posy Simmonds, Bryan and Mary Talbot… Read More ›
Here’s our guide to new comics and graphic on sale in British comic shops today (6th May 2015), complementing our monthly list of new British graphic novels and comic collections (May 2015 list here). The headline event on the… Read More ›
British Comic Shop Releases (8th April 2015) – 2000AD’s “Spring Salvo” continues, aliens in BeanoTown?
Here’s our list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops today (Wednesday 8th April 2015), complementing our monthly list of British graphic novel releases (April 2015 release list here). The ’Spring Salvo’ surges… Read More ›
Comics periodicals. They start out great with the first issue, bringing out the big guns to get everybody’s attention, but then run out of steam and splutter out because they just got too ambitious for their own good. Take Soaring… Read More ›