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Crowdfunding Spotlight: Draw the Line moves from digital to print

Back in 2016, a group of comic creators from across the globe assembled as ‘Draw the Line: Concrete Political Actions Comics‘, hoping to focus protest at recent political developments into positive action. The project proved hugely popular – and now a book collecting the work of dozens of comic creators is in progresss. Like theContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Draw the Line moves from digital to print

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The Really Heavy Greatcoat Review of the Year 2017

The Really Heavy Greatcoat by myself and Lancaster-based artist Nick Miller was published fairly regularly for about 20 years in alternative Lancaster print titles such as On The Beat and Off the Beat and online on virtual-lancaster.net. These days, Nick Still draws an annual celebratory Greatcoat at most turns of the year, but a life meets art computer fire means this year’sContinue reading The Really Heavy Greatcoat Review of the Year 2017

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In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

Lancaster Comics Day started in 2015 and has been running every year since. A small, friendly event, it has built up a good reputation in the comics community and is providing an appealing alternative to some of the larger, less personal comic cons held in many of the bigger cities. The list of guests thisContinue reading In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

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Lancaster Comics Day 2017: Full Line Up Announced (it will be more than a Roy of the Rovers moment!)

This year’s Lancaster Comics Day will be bringing some “Roy of the Rovers” moments to Lancaster in June, when special comic guests artist David Sque and writer and editor Barrie Tomlinson recall their time working on Britain’s best-loved and most iconic comic football hero. Both creators have rarely appeared at comics events, so the FriendsContinue reading Lancaster Comics Day 2017: Full Line Up Announced (it will be more than a Roy of the Rovers moment!)

The Really Heavy Greatcoat Year in Review 2016 Part One

Nick Miller, co-creator of The Really Heavy Greatcoat cartoon with me, which we wrote on a regular basis for some years, delivers the first part of this year’s “Year in Review” early, in response to the US election results… Nick has been a cartoonist since he was able to hold a pencil. A cartoonist, illustratorContinue reading The Really Heavy Greatcoat Year in Review 2016 Part One