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Britain’s “Political Pocket Cartoon of the Year” 2019 nominees announced

Sarah Boyce, Will Dawbarn, Ken Pyne and Zoom Rockman are among the cartoonists nominated for the “Political Pocket Cartoon of the Year” 2019, hosted by PR agency Ellwood Atfield, who also host the annual Awards event. Ellwood Atfield specialise in all aspects of Corporate Communications, Public Affairs, Consumer PR and more. Political cartoons play anContinue reading Britain’s “Political Pocket Cartoon of the Year” 2019 nominees announced

In Review – Dirty Rotten Comics Issue 6

Edited by Gary Clap and Kirk Campbell Art and Design by Gary Clap These people do not mess about. Back with another big old chunk of awesome comics anthology goodness are the creators from Dirty Rotten Comics in their sixth issue. Weighing in at 62 pages of story and with one of the funniest (and filthiest)Continue reading In Review – Dirty Rotten Comics Issue 6

Live Carttonists at Herne Bay

Cartoonists assemble in Herne Bay to celebrate the life of Dadaist Marcel DuChamp

Following Ralph Steadman’s lead, the cream of Britain’s cartoonists and illustrators will be in Herne Bay on Saturday 3rd August to celebrate the Marcel Duchamp Centenary Festival. Marcel Duchamp was a French-American painter, sculptor and writer whose work is associated with Dadaism and conceptual art. He’s commonly regarded, along with Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse,Continue reading Cartoonists assemble in Herne Bay to celebrate the life of Dadaist Marcel DuChamp

Adult comic Poot back on the stands

If you want a magazine that comes out with clockwork regularity but doesn’t have many jokes, buy The Economist. If you want an irregularly-appearing magazine with jokes about flatulence, genitalia, going to the lavatory and other “grown-up” topics, buy Poot!  Poot!, which enjoyed a lot of success (and good sales) when it was first publishedContinue reading Adult comic Poot back on the stands

I, Toddler by Oli Smith

Tube Surfing: 22 April 2009

It’s been a busy couple of weeks so our quick round ups of British comics news here have been a bit lacking. My apologies. • The reason things have been scant here is down to the soft launch of weirdandbeard.com, the technology, scifi and other weirdness site I work for as a day job, partContinue reading Tube Surfing: 22 April 2009