In Review: The Gorbals Vampire (a new play from Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre)

Written by Johnny McKnight Performed by Citizens Theatre First Performed 28th – 29th October 2016 Promotional art by Frank Quitely The Play: A new play by Johnny McKnight, performed by amateur actors and inspired by real-life events which took place in the Southern Necropolis in 1954. In 1954, playgrounds across the Gorbals were abuzz withContinue reading In Review: The Gorbals Vampire (a new play from Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre)

A Tale of Two Scottish Cities -SNIP

Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

Jurys had a hotel in Edinburgh and one in Glasgow… but now they have two in each city and to celebrate the recent launch of their new accommodation, they created this comic strip all about both great cities… it’s Shakespeare with a Scotch Twist! Follow Dr. Livingstone and his new friend in Tesla’s Top Secret Time Machine! – the workContinue reading Andy Fanton pens “A Tale of Two Scottish Cities” for Jurys hotel chain

Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2016

This year’s Glasgow Book Festival, Aye Write, will be taking place in the City’s Mitchell Library from 10 to 20 March. Claiming to be the third largest literary festival in the UK, presumably after the Edinburgh International Book Festival and the Hay Festival, Aye Write has in the past included a selection of comics relatedContinue reading Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2016

Vital Publishing’s “School Of The Damned” Collected – With Plenty of Trimmings

Vital Publishing launch their first trade paperback, Force Majeure, this week on Sunday 25th October 2015 – and it’s a perfect book for those that like their comics to go bump in the night. This is the collected issues of School Of The Damned, a small press comic that has built up a loyal following over theContinue reading Vital Publishing’s “School Of The Damned” Collected – With Plenty of Trimmings

Unconference 2015: Blackboard. Photo: Lydia Wysocki

Comics UnConference 2015: A Report by Applied Comics Etc founder Lydia Wysocki

  Comics creator Lydia Wysocki recently blogged about the Comics Unconference in Glasgow on 28th February 2015, what reads like a fascinating day devoted to Comic Studies, including developements in digital comics, and has kindly permitted us to repost her report here. It features photos from her trip to Scotland Street School Museum the day after, because learning and that…    Continue reading Comics UnConference 2015: A Report by Applied Comics Etc founder Lydia Wysocki