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
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
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
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!
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