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Ian Kennedy’s “Great War Dundee” cover revealed

Ian Kennedy’s cover art for the upcoming free Great War Dundee Comic has been unveiled, featuring “Ragtime Soldier”, a character created by Pat Mills, with art by Gary Welsh and Phillip VaughanContinue reading Ian Kennedy’s “Great War Dundee” cover revealed

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In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1

DC Thomson’s Commando digest sized combat picture library has been running continuously since 1961 and in that time it has become the British comic with by far the greatest number of issues ever published with over 5180 under its ammo-belt. Whilst other long surviving comics have changed through the years  the Commando reader of 1961 wouldContinue reading In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1

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Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!

Dr Mel Gibson reports on a day of comic study and discussion held as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival… The expansion and transformation of the academic wing of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival continued in 2018. Held in the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, The Friday Sessions as they are known, wereContinue reading Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!

The University of Dundee tam at San Diego Comic Con 2018 with Scott McCloud (centre)

San Diego Comic Con 2018: The Academic’s Eye View!

Phillip Vaughan from the University of Dundee reports on this year’s San Diego Comic Con, casting an academic’s eye over one of the biggest annual comics gatherings in the United States… I have been lucky enough to attend four San Diego Comic Cons now, presenting academic papers at the Comics Arts Conference and, from lastContinue reading San Diego Comic Con 2018: The Academic’s Eye View!