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!

Firebox Ricky Rouse Competition

Firebox Ricky Rouse Graphic Novel Competition launched

  What could be more festive than a bizarro graphic novel that’s a little bit like Die Hard, only set in a knock-off Disney theme park? Nothing, that’s what. This Christmas online retailer Firebox are giving away three hardback copies of the brilliant Ricky Rouse Has a Gun published by SelfMadeHero; each individually signed by the ludicrously-talented Jörg TittelContinue reading Firebox Ricky Rouse Graphic Novel Competition launched

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!

Panel Borders: Ricky Rouse has a Gun

  Continuing a month of shows about the work of comic book creators who mix together different cultures and mediums in their work, on this week’s Panel Borders radio show Alex Fitch talks to playwright and film maker Jörg Tittel about writing his debut graphic novel Ricky Rouse has a Gun, a satire on WesternContinue reading Panel Borders: Ricky Rouse has a Gun

Lakes Festival Focus: Comics writer Jörg Tittel

  In the run up to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (17th – 19th October), we’re aiming to run a number of interviews spotlighting at least a few of the huge number of guests and comic creators who will be at the event, continuing today with comics writer Jörg Tittel,  the author of Ricky Rouse Has A Gun, recently publishedContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus: Comics writer Jörg Tittel