The FutureQuake Press table at the Birmingham Comics Festival - with added Gronk! Photo: Bolt-01

A View from Behind The Table: Futurequake at the Birmingham Comics Festival

  Last week saw the Birmingham Comic Festival in Birmingham, and FutureQuake Press were there in full force, celebrating 10 years of their publications which include Zarjaz, the 2000AD-inspired zine, and the outstanding anthology title, Futurequake. Here’s editor and publisher Dave Evans account of proceedings… We were in a pretty good spot at the Birmingham ComicsContinue reading A View from Behind The Table: Futurequake at the Birmingham Comics Festival

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New North West Comic Creator Groups Information

  With Lancaster Comics Day on its way on Sunday 14th June, Blackpool Comic Con in September and the Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (to name but three events), here’s information on two groups that may be of interest to aspiring North West comic creators. The Cumbria Comic Collective is a new groupContinue reading New North West Comic Creator Groups Information

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New Edition of Josh Blaylock’s “How to Self Publish Comics” Released

  First published in 2006 as a four issue US comic series, Josh Blaylock‘s now classic How-To prose book, How to Self-Publish Comics: Not Just Create Them about the business of comics publishing, after selling out of its updated 2012 edition, has now been re-released by his own company, Devil’s Due Entertainment to include Tim Seeley‘s companion writingsContinue reading New Edition of Josh Blaylock’s “How to Self Publish Comics” Released

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New Service tracks Independent Comic Publishers

  Here’s an interesting and clearly well thought project: Indie Comics Tracker, a service enabling you to not only keep track of your favourite independent comic titles – but discover new ones, too. Indie Comics Tracker allows you to discover paid and free  indie comics from all over the world in various languages, purchase them,Continue reading New Service tracks Independent Comic Publishers

Creating Comics: How Social Media subscribers can be your biggest asset

Oliver Wetter, head of Fantasio Fine Arts, is a freelance illustrator and Art Director from Germany who I first encountered while editing SciFi Art Now, my collection of SF art for ILEX, back in 2010. He has a lectureship at the IBKK art institute in Bochum/Germany, where he teaches digital painting.  He recently published the article on howContinue reading Creating Comics: How Social Media subscribers can be your biggest asset