Here's a special poster of the fifth anniversary Phoenix cover

Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!

Rising from the ashes of sad demise of The DFC, there were some that doubted the weekly The Phoenix comic would endure any longer than its predecessor – but the naysayers have been proven wrong and this week the title celebrates its fifth anniversary with a special cover digitally signed by the many creators whoContinue reading Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!

British Comic Awards Hall of Fame: Dudley D. Watkins

British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

After many, many months of planning, reading, more reading and even more reading the team behind the British Comic Awards have just revealed the nominees for 2014/15, selected from the Longlist of titles provided by the reading public, publishers and the creators themselves. The BCA committee have decided the following titles and creators listed below represent the very best, and indeedContinue reading British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

150 and Definitely Not Out – The Phoenix reaches milestone issue!

The team at The Phoenix – the weekly subscription-based humour and adventure comic that sprang from the demise of The DFC back in 2012 – are, quite deservedly, celebrating this week as it reaches its 150th issue. It’s been nearly three years since the very first issue was sent out to eager subscribers and since then theContinue reading 150 and Definitely Not Out – The Phoenix reaches milestone issue!

Comics for 7-Year-Olds

Comics and Literacy, Part 4: Comics For 7-Year-Olds by Neill Cameron

In September 2014, comic creator Neill Cameron published a series of articles on the British comics industry which he has very kindly given us permission to cross post here, as part of wider efforts by both him and many others to promote comics in the UK. We’re grateful to Neill for the chance to re-circulate this series of articles.Continue reading Comics and Literacy, Part 4: Comics For 7-Year-Olds by Neill Cameron

"We're Out" by Philippa Rice - Promotional Image

Sarah McIntyre’s 20 Top Tips for great Holiday Prezzies!

(Re-posted with the full permission of ace comic creator Sarah McIntyre): I thought I’d compile a list of some of the yummiest things out there this Christmas – stuff I’ve geeked out over this year – in case it inspires you in your Christmas shopping. And no, it’s not just my books – these areContinue reading Sarah McIntyre’s 20 Top Tips for great Holiday Prezzies!