WebFind: “Why Are There No Women Cartoonists?” by Cinders McLeod

Cinders McLeod – writer, satirist, artist, doublebassist and creator of the Moneybunnies series, financial literary for kids – drew a cartoon in 1991 in response to the oft-asked question “why are there no women cartoonists?” 20 year later, in 2011,… Read More ›

Metaphrog’s “Little Mermaid” racks up another award

Only a week after winning the Excelsior Award Junior for their fairy tale-inspired graphic novel The Little Mermaid, Metaphrog were surprised – and honoured to receive the SICBA Outstanding Achievement to Comics 2018 award at Glasgow Comic Con this weekend. Metaphrog… Read More ›

Metaphrog receive funding from Creative Scotland for next fairy tale graphic novel adaptation

There’s good news for award-winning Franco-Scottish graphic novelists Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, aka Metaphrog today, after Creative Scotland announced this month’s open project fund awards. They have been awarded £32,000 towards creating their next graphic novel. Mentioned in this recent… Read More ›

That Was the Comic Week That Was: New Aces Weekly, Strontium Dog, Moomins – and a chance to get your work in 2000AD – and Mr Men!

It’s been a busy week, and not just in terms of stories posted on downthetubes. Among other things, I’ve been to London (not for London Film and Comic Con, which looked incredible, but to discuss an exciting comics project at… Read More ›

Lakes Festival Focus 2017: An interview with award-winning comic creators Metaphrog

The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). We continue our “Kendal Calling” interviews with METAPHROG, Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, whose incredible work straddles children’s and adults’ comics with a… Read More ›

Comics @ Edinburgh International Book Festival 2016

The Edinburgh International Book Festival, the world’s largest literary festival which runs from 13 to 29 August 2016 in the Scottish capital’s Charlotte Square Gardens, opens doors one week from today. While the impressive Stripped ‘festival-within-a-festival’ that was held in… Read More ›

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