Digitally-distributed comics offer many opportunities for creators, not least of them a global audience, minimal distribution costs and the opportunity to creatively push the comic’s form in new ways impossible on paper. But with those opportunities come the problems of making your voice heard in an ocean full of competing talent, as artist Marc Jackson, publisher of the the subscription-based anthology GOOF! has discovered, and recounts here, as the project prepares to go on hiatus…Continue reading Digital anthology comic GOOF! to go on hiatus in June – but what a ride it’s been!
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast team visited Macc-Pow in Macclesfield last month, now in its third year. Podcast co-host Nikki Bates stood behind the table selling comics for the first time, while Ian Loxam had a great chat with many wonderful creators. Interviewed for the Podcast were Nick Brokenshire, David Leach, Lew Stringer, Rick Eades, Floating RockContinue reading Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast interviews Macc-Pow comic creators about their work
On Saturday 23rd June, not only will artist Marc Jackson be hosting the third annual MACC-POW! Macclesfield in Cheshire’s day of comics, as part of the ten day Barnaby festival in the town – he’ll also be launching a brand-new online comic for all-ages, called GOOF! A monthly, 30 page digital comic, GOOF!, which includesContinue reading Get ready for GOOF!, an all-new, all ages digital comic!
Moose Kid Comics, the free online children’s comic, is releasing its third annual instalment! Featuring 36 artists, spread across 36 full colours pages, it’s available to read online or download from www.moosekidcomics.com. In our third issue you’ll find the titular Moose Kid worrying about his looks, and asking an inept wizard for help! Plus, there’s space robots,Continue reading Three-mendous! New issue of Moose Kid Comics released
Moose Kid Comics, the free online children’s comic, has released a special festive mini-issue, featuring the work of 28 of the best comic artists working today – hoping the new free digital issue will encourage people to back a great project to bring comics to kids in hospitals. The 16-page, full-colour special features idiotic elves, tormented Santas, snowballContinue reading Moose Kid Comics releases special Christmas issue to help raise funds for hospital comics project