Comic creators Laura Locker and Julia Scheele delve into American Politics in new book

Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Queer: A Graphic History, comics artist Julia Scheele has teamed up with Dr Laura Locker for American Politics: A Graphic History – a comic-book introduction to the political history of the Land of Opportunity. Published by Icon Books in the UK on 27th September, the book asks questions suchContinue reading Comic creators Laura Locker and Julia Scheele delve into American Politics in new book

ELCAF 2018 Promo

Countdown to ELCAF 2018 – Get Excited!

As if this summer hadn’t already been a cracking time for UK comics fans with events like the Cardiff Independent Comics Expo (report here) and Lawgiver (report here) just only popping into our rear view mirrors, next up is the East London Comics Art Festival (aka ELCAF). This is one of my favourite events in the calendarContinue reading Countdown to ELCAF 2018 – Get Excited!

Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2017

The Glasgow Book Festival Aye Write! returns to the city from 9th to 19th March 2017 of this year with a multitude of bookish talks, discussions and workshops over three locations, the Mitchell Library, Aye Write’s spiritual home, as well as the nearby Centre For Contemporary Arts (CCA) and, for the events featuring big names of theContinue reading Comics @ Aye Write! Glasgow’s Book Festival 2017

One Beat Zines: Identity - Cover

One Beat Zines announces third anthology, “Identity” will launch at Thought Bubble

One Beat Zines, thezine-making collective/distro run by Sarah Broadhurst and Julia Scheele has announced the impending release of their third anthology since they launched almost exactly one year ago. Identity – available for pre-order from the OBZ shop – is a book full of varied and diverse female voices writing and/or drawing about who they are, how they see themselves and how theyContinue reading One Beat Zines announces third anthology, “Identity” will launch at Thought Bubble

As the day progressed, more creators joined the merry throng at the event. Photo: Tony Esmond

Safari Festival 2015 – An Old Bloke’s Review

The Safari Festival 2015 was billed as “a celebration of the new wave of alternative and art comics from the UK and beyond…. and for attendees to experience the best of the UK comics’ avant-garde”.  Run by the team behind the ever intriguing Breakdown Press , in partnership with Berlin-based comics collective Treasure Planet and theContinue reading Safari Festival 2015 – An Old Bloke’s Review