Beano characters - art by Nigel Parkinson

Beano heads to Comics Salopia in June

  Dundee-based comics publisher DC Thomson and Beano Studios are adept at promoting Beano in the national media, the result a steady growth in sale over the past few years. They’ve run some high profile promotional events too, at the South Bank in London, for example, and St. Pancreas station, too, for example, and theirContinue reading Beano heads to Comics Salopia in June

Tim Pilcher by Andrew Richmond SNIP

Soaring Penguin Press brings in new director, announces new Canadian office

Soaring Penguin Press, publisher of the anthology Meanwhile and a range of graphic novels that includes Emma Vieceli and Malin Ryder’s BREAKS, has a new director. The independent publisher has made an offer to Eisner-nominated writer and editor Tim Pilcher to join John Anderson as co-owner of the publishing house, which has been accepted. Pilcher, whose previousContinue reading Soaring Penguin Press brings in new director, announces new Canadian office

Strangehaven: Conspiracies

Gary Spencer Millidge’s Strangehaven to return in new ‘Meanwhile…’ anthology

No, it’s not a dream! Not a hoax! Not an Imaginary story! Gary Spencer Millidge’s acclaimed comic book series Strangehaven will return in May 2014 – after an eight year hiatus. New episodes, written and drawn by Millidge will appear (starting in a new first issue), in a newly revived comics anthology bi-monthly, Meanwhile… publishedContinue reading Gary Spencer Millidge’s Strangehaven to return in new ‘Meanwhile…’ anthology

Peter Pan - Sample panel by Regis Loisel

Soaring Penguin Press to publish Régis Loisel’s “Peter Pan”

Indie publisher Soaring Penguin Press is to publish Régis Loisel’s epic series, Peter Pan for the first time in English, in one omnibus edition, later this year – and has launched an Indiegogo campaign to support publication. The 372-page, full colour hardback will tell the entire story of how Peter, a young boy on theContinue reading Soaring Penguin Press to publish Régis Loisel’s “Peter Pan”