Publisher: Image Comics (English Edition)/ Editions de la Gouttière (French Edition) Out: Now The Book: Traces of the Great War is a remarkable, original collection of 18 thought provoking graphic short stories bridging the past and present. Internationally-acclaimed comic book artists, graphic novelists and writers, all of them explore the continued relevance and resonance of the FirstContinue reading In Review: Traces of the Great War
Modern Slorance: the Finland Issue, by Neil Slorance “Saunas, Moomins, Food, Romance and more!” A wee disclaimer before I start: I love Neil Slorance’s comics. I first came across them in the (sadly now defunct) Plan B Books down by the Tron in Glasgow several years ago, and have been following them ever since, and thenContinue reading In Review: Modern Slorance – The Finland Issue – Travel, art, food, tortoises!
Last year, I chatted to Calum Laird, Editor of Commando, for an article about “Charley’s War” – the seminal comic strip created by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun that ran in Battle Picture Weekly from 1979 until 1985. We talked a lot about Commando and a bit about “Charley’s War” and about war comicsContinue reading Commando Marches On: An Interview with Editor Calum Laird
Released last week by US publisher BOOM! Studios, Wild’s End #1, written by Dan Abnett with art and lettering by INJ Culbard, is gathering plenty of critical acclaim, and I hope it’s resulting in strong sales for this enjoyable anthropomorphic tale melding Wind in the Willows with War of the Worlds. When a rural EnglishContinue reading Abnett and Culbard’s Wild’s End earns critical acclaim
(with thanks to Joe Gordon at Forbidden Planet International): Writer Mary Talbot and artist Kate Charlesworth have their guest Director’s Commentary on the making of their upcoming book Sally Heathcote – Suffragette on the Forbidden Planet International blog today. “For those not familiar with that, it’s an occasional feature I run where, instead of one ofContinue reading Sally Heathcote “Director’s Commentary” reveals creators secrets about new graphic novel