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Jack & Lucy, a free comic by Rachael Smith and Jacob Phillips, tackles teen mental health issues

Jack & Lucy is a 16-page free mini comic written by Rachael Smith, illustrated by Jacob Phillips (editor of The Mancunian Way, a small-press magazine celebrating all things Manc through illustration, writing, design and photography), edited by Tim Pilcher, and designed by Jim Devlin. Launched at Oldham Comic Con last weekend, Jack & Lucy tells the storyContinue reading Jack & Lucy, a free comic by Rachael Smith and Jacob Phillips, tackles teen mental health issues

Saturday Night Special: Behind the Scenes on “Saltire”

  It is amazing to think that only last year a new company and a new comic franchise was launched in Dundee. This was Diamond Steel Comics with the superhero Saltire. This was originally thought of as a way to refute an argument when creator John Ferguson was told Scotland could not have its ownContinue reading Saturday Night Special: Behind the Scenes on “Saltire”

In Review: Saltire – Annihilation Part 1

Annihilation Part 1, the second book of the Saltire series bodes well for Diamond Steel Comics. The choice of Claire Roe as an artist with colouring by Lauren Knight sits better with a story that has strong influences of Hellenic and Celtic mythology than the art of Gary Welsh and Tone Julskjaer. This is notContinue reading In Review: Saltire – Annihilation Part 1

Wasted 5 Out Now

The latest issue of adult humour title WASTED is now on sale. It features the usual mix of madcap strips, including 10 pages of Alan Grant and Jon Haward’s Tales of the Buddha, Kevin Eastman and Kevin O’Neill and Simon Bisley on S*** the Dog, Gary Erskine inking Gibson Quarter’s War on Drugs, Alan Kerr’sContinue reading Wasted 5 Out Now