Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Mark Stafford, co-creator of the Cherubs! graphic novel with Bryan Talbot, who also collaborated with David Hine on a British Comic Award-nominated adaptation of VictorContinue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Artist and Writer Mark Stafford

The Needleman by Martin Simpson

In Review: ‘The Needleman’ by Martin Simpson

Created by Martin Simpson Published by Soaring Penguin Press “Needlemen are the dark enforcers of a dystopian city of slaves. For one particular Needlman, a seemingly everyday investigation will spiral out of control and comprehension….” The Review : This is a collection of a series that was previously published in the Soaring Penguin Press anthology seriesContinue reading In Review: ‘The Needleman’ by Martin Simpson

Tim Pilcher by Andrew Richmond SNIP

Soaring Penguin Press brings in new director, announces new Canadian office

Soaring Penguin Press, publisher of the anthology Meanwhile and a range of graphic novels that includes Emma Vieceli and Malin Ryder’s BREAKS, has a new director. The independent publisher has made an offer to Eisner-nominated writer and editor Tim Pilcher to join John Anderson as co-owner of the publishing house, which has been accepted. Pilcher, whose previousContinue reading Soaring Penguin Press brings in new director, announces new Canadian office

New Comics added to SEQUENTIAL app, including “Meanwhile”, “Love and Rockets”

Some great graphic novels have recently been added to the SEQUENTIAL digital comic app, including the brilliant Love and Rockets by Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez and the recently-revamped Meanwhile… anthology published by Soaring Penguin. The new additions reads like a bucket list of some of the best comics published in the past 30 years. They certainly back upContinue reading New Comics added to SEQUENTIAL app, including “Meanwhile”, “Love and Rockets”

Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” anthology will return next year with more new Strangehaven

London-basex Soaring Penguin Press has announced a revamp for its acclaimed (but, sadly, low selling) anthology, Meanwhile…, which features all-new “Strangehaven” by Gary Spencer Millidge and David Hine and Mark Stafford’s terrific “The Bad, Bad Place“. “Essentially, sales were less than what were required to make the previous format financially viable,” notes Gary in a postContinue reading Soaring Penguin’s “Meanwhile…” anthology will return next year with more new Strangehaven