Launched at the weekend in Leicester, Do Something is a zine of powerful, thought-provoking short stories, illustrations, strips and poetry that came about as a result of the EU Referendum … Continue Reading “Do Something” anthology launched in aid of Hope Not Hate
When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, I had nowhere to go. I came to find that the small press, often … Continue Reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Two)
Just over a week ago the British small press lost one of its most hardworking and consistent artists – the incredible Stephen Prestwood. I’d worked with him – watched him drawing … Continue Reading In Memoriam: Comic Artist Stephen Prestwood
In an hour long show looking at new Doctor Who novels, comics and animated serials since the programme returned to television in 2005, Alex Fitch talks to novelist Alastair Reynolds … Continue Reading Clear Spot: Ten Years of New Doctor Who spin-offs
Another anthology comic commemorating the World War One is in the works as the 100th anniversary of the war’s beginning looms. Like several other projects such as To End All Wars … Continue Reading Memorial – The Great War Centennial Anthology in the works
A quick reminder that the MKomix Comic Fair organised by comic creator Paul Rainey takes place this Thursday (19th July) in the Milton Keynes Art Gallery. Full details of the … Continue Reading MKomix Fair: comic creators in abundance!
by Matthew Badham – cross-posted here and on the Forbidden Planet blog with full permission. Read the original version here West, by Andrew Cheverton and Tim Keable, is one of … Continue Reading Read West, Young Man (and Woman)…
Issue 18 of Longtime indie comics publisher Jay Eales anthology Violent! is now available to download here for absolutely nothing. “There are no celebrities on the cover, I’m afraid,” warns … Continue Reading Violent Reaches 18 – and is still kicking
Matthew Badham goes behind the scenes of the Caption (taking place at the East Oxford Community Centre on August 15-16th) with two of several co-organisers, Jay Eales and Selina Lock. … Continue Reading Matters of Convention: "We like original voices…"