Martin Eden, the creator of the much-praised British independent comic series O Men and Spandex, has a new comics project out now – Zeros, an all-ages comic about a world where everyone has a super-power. Everyone, it seems, except a class of school-children at the Powertown Institute… But why not? “Zeros is set in a near-futureContinue reading Comic Creator Spotlight: Martin Eden’s Zeros web comic project heads to print
When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, I had nowhere to go. I came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics. This is the second part of my celebration of those small press titles You can readContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Two)
After a six-year hiatus, O Men creator Martin Eden is bringing the series back to finally complete the story. The O Men – an epic superhero soap opera – began in 1997 and was one of the most prominent UK small press comics of its time, earning itself an Eagle Award nomination, but after 35Continue reading Martin Eden’s acclaimed “O Men” Return!
Just released by Titan Comics is another of their great humour titles, Home #1 written by Max Davison and art by Matt Hebb, based on the Dreamworks Animation‘s film of the same name – and they’ve kindly sent us some pages to tempt you to buy it. I think Matt Hebb’s art is absolutely terrific andContinue reading Take a look at Titan Comics “Home” – It’s Boovtiful, Folks!
The second Crouch End Cartoon Arts Art Festival (CECAF) will take place at the Earl Haig Hall, Crouch End, London on 6th June, 2015, hosting the best and brightest cartoonists and independent publishers currently active in the UK comic scene. As Antony Esmond noted in our report on last year’s event, it’s a small affair, butContinue reading Crouch End Cartoon Arts Festival Back on 6th June