Digitally-distributed comics offer many opportunities for creators, not least of them a global audience, minimal distribution costs and the opportunity to creatively push the comic’s form in new ways impossible on paper. But with those opportunities come the problems of making your voice heard in an ocean full of competing talent, as artist Marc Jackson, publisher of the the subscription-based anthology GOOF! has discovered, and recounts here, as the project prepares to go on hiatus…Continue reading Digital anthology comic GOOF! to go on hiatus in June – but what a ride it’s been!
Hotdog and Mustard is the latest crazy comic caper from cartoonist Marc Jackson, the brains behind digital comic Goof! Hotdog is a big dog, Mustard is a small dog. When Mustard opens a parcel addressed to his owner Dave, what’s inside leads them on a wacky ‘real-time’ adventure that involves, a robot, a carpet, anContinue reading Meet Hotdog and Mustard, Marc Jackson’s latest mad creations
Earlier this year, comic creator Marc Jackson turned digital publisher and launched GOOF!, a new online subscription only title that features a host of comics talents. Three issues in, GOOF! is going from strength to strength, but it’s a project we have yet to give the attention it deserves, although we did trail its launch.Continue reading Creating Comics: Marc Jackson, the Man from GOOF!
Ian Loxam, co-host of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, reports on the latest annual comic event in Macclesfield, organised by comic creator Marc Jackson… Macc-Pow is a small comic convention held in Macclesfield. Currently on its third year, it’s run by a small team, headed up by comic creator Marc Jackson. He throwsContinue reading In Review: Macc-Pow 2018
Marc Jackson is one of the busiest cartoonist’s on the British comic scene at the moment. From his strips in online comic Aces Weekly, to his own superb self-published books to his cover for Splank! Number One, his style is instantly recognisable. Marc is also a perfect example of how to promote comics to kidsContinue reading In Praise of… comic artist (and editor!) Marc Jackson (and his new humuour comic, Goof!)