Art from the 2018 Manga Silver Award-winning story "Miseyieki" by and © Shangomola Edunjobi

Thirteenth Japan International MANGA Award competition closing date approaches

The call for entries is open to all over the world for the 13th Japan International Manga Award, organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. The  deadline is 14th June 2019. Previous British winners include Sean Michael Wilson, who won a Bronze in the 10th Awards in 2016, with Japanese artist Akiko Shimojima,Continue reading Thirteenth Japan International MANGA Award competition closing date approaches

The Many Not the Few co-author Robert Brown with Jeremy Corbyn. Photo courtesy Myriad Editions

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn launches new “The Many Not the Few” graphic novel

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn not only attended the launch of “The Many Not the Few” in Parliament on Monday 20th May 2019 – he bought four copies, too, and made a very nice speech saying how much he liked it. Video courtesy Ryan-John Wilson.  This launch is, we think, the first time a comic bookContinue reading Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn launches new “The Many Not the Few” graphic novel

2019 Fund the Art Form of Comics Petition

Petition calls for arts funding support for British Comics on a par with Opera

The UK has a long tradition of making good comic books. Yet since the 1980s, sales of comics in newsagents, while still stronger than some magazine sectors, have declined drastically. Comic creator Sean Michael Wilson – author of the upcoming graphic novel The Many Not the Few with artist Robert Brown, introduced by Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, is calling for better funding support for comic art projects to encourage creators.Continue reading Petition calls for arts funding support for British Comics on a par with Opera

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Sneak Peek: Breaking the 10 Volume Two by Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa

The second volume of Breaking the 10 by Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa debuts in February 2018, published by NBM. When David loses his wife and child in a tragic car accident he decides to turn against God. He sets out to systematically break each of the Ten Commandments in order to both spiteContinue reading Sneak Peek: Breaking the 10 Volume Two by Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa

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Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa out to Challenge with “Breaking The Ten”

Out today from US publisher NBM in all good comic and books shops if Breaking the Ten, the first of a two-volume story by Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa. In troubling times, some people find comfort in religion. But sometimes, it can cause people to turn on it entirely – and Sean Michael Wilson examinesContinue reading Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa out to Challenge with “Breaking The Ten”