For the first time in four decades, legendary sci-fi action comic 2000AD is to publish an issue with an all-female creative line-up, including work by award-winner Tillie Walden, Tula Lotay, and Alex De Campi – and that’s not the only good news from Rebellion when it comes to new projects. On sale 20 June, theContinue reading First ever all-women creator issue of 2000AD announced, news prompts online debate
Here’s our list of both British and US comics on sale this week in comic shops (from Wednesday 22nd April 2015), complementing our monthly list of British graphic novel releases (April 2015 release list here). Top pick this week has to be The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace & Babbage by Sydney Padua, published by Pantheon in the US andContinue reading British Comic Shop Releases (22nd April 2015) – Time for some Lovelace and Babbage!
Hourly Comics Day took place online yesterday, as it does annually on every the 1st February. You can view the strips created by following the social media hashtag on places like Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook using the hashtag #HourlyComicsDay. (I use WebSta to search Instgram) A deviation of Scott McCloud’s 24 Hour Comic concept, Hourly Comics Day is aContinue reading British Comic Creators join in the fun of Hourly Comics Day
London’s Excel Centre will host Loncon 3 – the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention from Thursday 14th – Monday 18th August and there are a number of comic creators on the guest list over the long, busy weekend to look out for if you’re one of the 6000 plus attending. The annual World ScienceContinue reading Comic Creators set to invade LonCon 3
Maura McHugh had a wonderful time at 2D Northern Ireland Comic Book Festival in Derry last weekend. As usual there was fantastic hospitality by the gang from Derry’s Verbal Arts Centre who organised the festival. All of them, including the volunteers, and the admins who most of us never see, did a wonderful job…. IContinue reading In Review: 2D Festival 2013