Burke and Hare first editions on sale from creators

With the news that Insomnia Publications, the company behind graphic novel Burke & Hare, has ceased trading, its creators Martin Conaghan and Will Pickering can now offer out copies for sale of the first edition of the book. “Will and I are in the process of negotiating a deal with a new publisher,” says Martin,Continue reading Burke and Hare first editions on sale from creators

Phoenix to rise from Insomnia’s ashes

Comics collective The Sleepless Phoenix is now taking pre-orders for its 192-page black-and-white anthology on creative seed site Kickstarter.com. The planned collection – born from the demise of  British publisher Insomnia Publications – will feature the work of more than 50 up-and-coming creators from the UK and the US including Martin Conaghan (Burke & Hare),Continue reading Phoenix to rise from Insomnia’s ashes

Oxfam Comic Event Tickets Now Available

Following on from last year’s event, tickets are now available for the snappily entitled Oxfam Bookfest Comic Event in Edinburgh – Issue 2. This discussion based event will take place on Saturday 17 July 2010 in Edinburgh’s MacDonald Road Library which is only a 10 – 15 minute walk from the city’s main bus andContinue reading Oxfam Comic Event Tickets Now Available

Richmond Clements: One Highly Explosive Writer!

Above: Richmond Clements (Richmond is on the left. Picture courtesy Richmond Clements) Richmond Clements is one of the busiest men working on the British independent comics scene today. While holding down a full-time job, he manages to (co-) run the successful Hi-Ex Comic Convention in Inverness, co-edit several small press anthologies and has even, recently,Continue reading Richmond Clements: One Highly Explosive Writer!

Comic creators to deliver serial killer talk in Edinburgh

Martin Conaghan and Will Pickering, creators ofnew graphic novel Burke & Hare, will be at the Edinburgh Central Library in the Edinburgh Room on 28th January presenting a talk on the history of the serial killers and the production of the book for Insomnia Publications bio-graphic novel imprint, Vigil. If you’d like to book aContinue reading Comic creators to deliver serial killer talk in Edinburgh