Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

The next issue of indie hit and Kickstarter-funded Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman (#8), created by Tom Ward and Luke Parker (artist on the Halloween Eagle strip for Dark Horse appearing in Astro Hustle), lettered by Nic J. Shaw, is available to pre-order now!Continue reading Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman & Doctor Crowe SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman & Doctor Crowe #1

We’re betting many of you are already fans of Tom Ward and Luke Parker‘s brilliant Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman, which has deservedly enjoyed huge success and acclaim, a project made possible through crowdfunding via Kickstarter. Well, now, Tom and team have upped the ante when it comes to this form of comics publishing, with theContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman & Doctor Crowe #1

Sainsbury's Comics Section, Lancaster, 19th September 2015

In My View: Why The British Comics Industry is Far From Dead

It’s hard to credit but, strangely, there are some out there who claim the British comics industry is dead, ignoring the huge number of successful independent comics out there and a still-thriving news stand. Now, before anyone comments, I know that many of the comics available in your local supermarket do not include comic stripContinue reading In My View: Why The British Comics Industry is Far From Dead

Treves: A Restless Night

Crowdfunding Spotlight: “A Restless Night”, a Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman spin-off

Tom Ward and Luke Parker, the talented team behind the brilliant Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman (the latest issue reviewed here), have just launched their latest Kickstarter for a one-shot prestige horror comic from the world of their hit comic, based on a true story from Sir Frederick Treves’ journals. The hope is that this newContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: “A Restless Night”, a Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman spin-off

Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman Issue 4

Sneak Peek and Review: Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman Issue 4

. Written by Tom Ward Art by Luke Parker Letters by Nic J. Shaw Editor Clare Lenton The Story: This is the fourth issue and ends the first arc and features all the characters who have shaped the series so far. Duplicitous characters behind the scenes continue to play chess with the key cast members –Continue reading Sneak Peek and Review: Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman Issue 4