Fantastic Forces – The Longest Road

Real-life British Soldier immortalised in new comic to mark Remembrance

To mark Remembrance, and help build public awareness of the work and sacrifices of those serving in the Armed Forces over the last century, the British Forces Broadcasting Service has immortalised a real-life British solider in the pages of a comic book, as Fantastic Forces – The Longest Road, written by Ferg Handley with artContinue reading Real-life British Soldier immortalised in new comic to mark Remembrance

The Lady and the Lost World - SNIP

In Review: The Lady and the Lost World

Written and lettered by Ian Sharman Illustrated by Hakan Aydin Cover art by Loles Romero Published by Markosia – out 25th June 2018 101 pages – Full Colour The Story: Emmaline ‘Emmy’ Harcourt is prone to wearing twin sets and pearls. She is posh totty and an adventurer to boot. She is looking for herContinue reading In Review: The Lady and the Lost World

Malta Comic Con 2017 - Phil Elliott

Memories of the 9th Malta Comic Convention – by comic artist by Phil Elliott

Malta Comic Con was back earlier this month, with a star-studded line-up of comic creators from across the globe in attendance, including Illegal Alien, Tupelo, Tales from Gimbley and Real Ghostbusters artist Phil Elliott – his first major appearance in some years. Phil reports on the experience…  I was very nervous. Not about visiting MaltaContinue reading Memories of the 9th Malta Comic Convention – by comic artist by Phil Elliott

Art from DALEK, published by BBC Books in October 2017

Revealed – Untold Dalek History, in… DALEK! (What else could you call it?)

Comics author Cavan Scott (Doctor Who, Vikings) has revealed some details about DALEK, an untold history of the Doctor’s greatest foes, due for release from BBC Books later this year, co-written with George Mann and Justin Richards. “The book is presented as a historical document written at some point in the distant future,” he says,Continue reading Revealed – Untold Dalek History, in… DALEK! (What else could you call it?)

Jonah and the Whale by Pieter Lastman

Creating Comics: The Comic Industry and the Downside of Working from the Belly of the Whale

Our thanks to comics writer, inker, letterer, editor and publisher Ian Sharman today for kindly giving us permission to post his thoughts on working in the comics industry, addressing why creators seem loathe to challenge some of its working practices… So, let’s talk about the comic industry… Every now and then I’m reminded that most fans and,Continue reading Creating Comics: The Comic Industry and the Downside of Working from the Belly of the Whale