When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, comics creator Andy Luke had nowhere to go. He came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics… In celebration of Small Press Day on 9th July 2016, I’ve written aboutContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part One)
The latest issue of Comix Reader (Issue 6) is on sale now in comic shops and other outlets, featuring a cover by Richard Cowdry and strips by a huge assortment of artists and writers, including Lord Hurk, Ralph Kidson, Paul O’Connell, Bernadette Bentley and many more. The Comix Reader, which made the 2015 Selection for best Alternative Comic atContinue reading Latest Comix Reader On Sale Now
A quick reminder that the MKomix Comic Fair organised by comic creator Paul Rainey takes place this Thursday (19th July) in the Milton Keynes Art Gallery. Full details of the event, which reads like a Who’s Who of some top British indie comics creators, can be found www.MKomix.blogspot.com and include the following: • Avery HillContinue reading MKomix Fair: comic creators in abundance!
Back in the 1980s, there was a short-lived British comics fanzine called SCAN, edited by me and designed by Matthew Bingham, who went on to work on proper magazines like FHM, but I’ve lost track of him these days. Its subscribers included Alan Moore and many others, and the chaps at Marvel UK were incrediblyContinue reading In Review: Giant Clam Comics