Let’s show writers Leah Moore and John Reppion some comics community support

Leah Moore and John Reppion are two talented and, usually, hard working British comic book writers, perhaps best known for their work on 2000AD, their Sherlock Holmes titles for Dynamite Entertainment and Damsels – but right now, they could do with an urgent assist from the comics community. Recently, they have been beset by brutalContinue reading Let’s show writers Leah Moore and John Reppion some comics community support

Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man SNIP

Leah Moore and John Reppion back on the case with Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man

Nine years after Leah Moore and John Reppion‘s first Sherlock Holmes series arrived on comic shop shelves, the dynamic writing duo are back at US publisher Dynamite Entertainment, writing a brand new mystery –Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man. Dynamite continue their exploration of a literary icon – and pop culture sensation – with Sherlock Holmes:Continue reading Leah Moore and John Reppion back on the case with Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man

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!

2000AD 40th Anniversary Special

Beyond 2000AD Celebration Signings Continue This Weekend across the UK

2000AD continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary this weekend with a number of special signings by some of its top talents this weekend in Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester – and these are just the first of many through the year. All this helps to mark the title’s official birthday, and with artists like Steve Yeowell on theContinue reading Beyond 2000AD Celebration Signings Continue This Weekend across the UK

Simon Guy from Lancaster University presents the Asterix team with medals, adied by Festival Director Julie Tait. The Tintin team got medals too (because it "was cheaper to buy them in bulk", Julie explained).

Asterix pips Tintin to top Greatest Hero vote in Lakes Festival opening debate

It was neck and neck at the end of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s opening night debate, but in the end, the audience voted by just one vote to establish Asterix as the character most deserving that cherished place on your oversized bookshelf – just beating Tintin in a fun debate to kickstart the weekend. Between AsterixContinue reading Asterix pips Tintin to top Greatest Hero vote in Lakes Festival opening debate