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British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured

The winners of this year’s British Comic Awards were announced at Thought Bubble at the weekend. We’re told the voting was very, very close this year as the Judges tangled with the decision to pick a winner amongst such superb and different titles, but in the end the victors have emerged. The winners of theContinue reading British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured

In Review: The Complete Rainbow Orchid

Originally started some ten years ago in black and white in the small press magazine BAM!, Garen Ewing’s adventure of Julius Chancer has had as long a journey as its erstwhile hero has in the story. Originally published as three separate colour volumes by Egmont between 2009 and 2012, The Complete Rainbow Orchid collects theContinue reading In Review: The Complete Rainbow Orchid

The Rainbow Orchid Supplement Now Available

The Rainbow Orchid Supplement, the latest publication in Garen Ewing’s world of The Rainbow Orchid, is now available from his webstore. This is a ‘DVD extras’ style publication acting as a bonus for Rainbow Orchid fans that Garen has published through his own Inkytales imprint. The 46 page, A4 softcover, perfect bound book, with aContinue reading The Rainbow Orchid Supplement Now Available

Photo Review: Thought Bubble 2012 Part 2

Last weekend the two day Thought Bubble comic convention took place in Leeds as part of the week long film festival. It is a true celebration of the diversity of the modern British comics scene, from veteran professionals, via all the various levels of small press, to the lovingly crafted pieces that would seem asContinue reading Photo Review: Thought Bubble 2012 Part 2

Creator Talk: Six Questions For Artist/Writer Garen Ewing

When The Rainbow Orchid creator Garen Ewing began writing and drawing his ligne clair style Adventures Of Julius Chancer in Jason Cobley’s small press BAM! black and white anthology in 2002, he would have hardly have expected that a decade later The Rainbow Orchid trilogy of books would be available to buy in colour inContinue reading Creator Talk: Six Questions For Artist/Writer Garen Ewing