£1.3 million raised by UK comic creators through Kickstarter in 2018

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter PBC has announced that 2018 was a record-breaking year in its Comics category, with $16 million (over £12 million) pledged to projects from independent creators around the globe, including some great UK- based projects – and many artists of colour and LGBTQ creators who have traditionally been under represented in the industry.Continue reading £1.3 million raised by UK comic creators through Kickstarter in 2018

Crowdfunding Spotlight: “Acceptable Losses” by ”Pride” creator Joe Glass

Acceptable Losses is the latest brand new comic one shot from The Pride creator Joe Glass, currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. Telling a powerful and shocking story of what if our own heroes became the terrorists, it explores the never ending cycle of violence in the War on Terror. Acceptable Losses details the last officialContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: “Acceptable Losses” by ”Pride” creator Joe Glass

Craft Comic Festival 2017

Comic creators, a bar – and a Music Festival in Liverpool? Sounds like a great combination!

Ace Liverpool-based comic creators Tom Ward (writer and creator of MERRICK: The Sensational Elephant Man, co-creator of Doc Dino) and Chris Welsh (creator of Wart and the horror anthology The Grime) are running a little tester comic event out of a bar at the end of this month, in conjunction with a local music festival. The free Craft Comic FestivalContinue reading Comic creators, a bar – and a Music Festival in Liverpool? Sounds like a great combination!

VAT Cartoon by and Jennie Gyllblad

Comic Creators take to Twitter to protest at EU VAT changes that will cripple their business

  With so little time before the European Parliament shuts for Christmas, the VAT Action Group urged its supporters to take to Twitter this morning in an urgent bid to show both EU commissioners and the UK government that we are not going to stand for the changes that will cripple many small businesses across Europe. British comicContinue reading Comic Creators take to Twitter to protest at EU VAT changes that will cripple their business

VATMOSS Cartoon by Dave Walker

Comic creators and fans urged to sign new #VATMESS petition

  (Updated 13th December 2014, update at end of story): A new pan European petition protesting at the implementation of new VAT rules aimed at large corporations avoiding paying tax in the countries they trade has just been launched. I hope you will consider signing it, because the tax changes that come into force affectContinue reading Comic creators and fans urged to sign new #VATMESS petition