Happy 80th Birthday, Batman!

As fans across the globe prepare to celebrate Batman’s 80th birthday tomorrow, Saturday 30th March, the comic book series that first launched the crime fighting adventures of the world’s most popular Super Hero reaches a milestone this week with the release of DC’s Detective Comics #1000. But watch out for a high cover price fromContinue reading Happy 80th Birthday, Batman!

Batman Who Laughs #2 January 2019 - art by Jock SNIP

Batman Who Laughs #2 original art by Jock for sale

The opportunity to purchase Jock‘s original art to the popular Batman Who Laughs Issue 2 (and remaining pages of #1) is on offer over at comic art web site Splash Page Comic Art – which also offers art by a number of British comic creators, including Charlie Adlard and Dave Gibbons. Released in January, afterContinue reading Batman Who Laughs #2 original art by Jock for sale

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DC Launches New Talent Development Workshops for Aspiring Writers and Artists

In an effort to find new and aspiring comic book talent, US publisher DC Entertainment has launched Talent Development Workshops for both writers and artists, led by bestselling and acclaimed comic talent including Jim Lee, Geoff Johns, Scott Snyder, Klaus Janson and Andy Kubert. The series of workshops are designed to give access and a voiceContinue reading DC Launches New Talent Development Workshops for Aspiring Writers and Artists

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Thought Bubble Festival reveals full 2015 line up

As we mentioned last week, Thought Bubble, the UK’s largest annual comic art festival which is now in its ninth year, takes place in Leeds from 9 – 15 November 2015. Supported by Leeds Dock, Leeds Inspired and Travelling Man Stores, Thought Bubble attracts fans and comic arts professionals from around the world, the FestivalContinue reading Thought Bubble Festival reveals full 2015 line up

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British Comic Shop Comic Releases (12th November 2014) – Dogs Fighting and Kung-Fu Cheesecake!

Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops today, Wednesday 12th November 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of. Don’t forget that despite many British publishersContinue reading British Comic Shop Comic Releases (12th November 2014) – Dogs Fighting and Kung-Fu Cheesecake!