The-Seas - Cover by Gareth Hopkins

Crowdfunding Spotlight: New comics publisher Body Parts launches first anthology, The Seas, on Kickstarter

Independent comics publisher Body Parts has just launched a crowdfunder for its first anthology, The Seas, on Kickstarter, which I’ve had a sneak peek at – and it looks great. Offering new strips by a diverse range of international creators, The Seas features new work by acclaimed artist Gareth Hopkins – and the first newContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: New comics publisher Body Parts launches first anthology, The Seas, on Kickstarter

Pat Mills SNIP

Pat Mills issues statement on 2000AD-related royalties

2000AD creator Pat Mills official blog, part of Millsverse, might be an acquired taste for some with its mix of marketing and memoir, but I really do enjoy the industry details. (I think “The Sparky People” strip in my childhood copies of Sparky is what started me on the road to a life in publishing,Continue reading Pat Mills issues statement on 2000AD-related royalties

Caption 2017 Flyer

Caption is back, celebrating 25 years with Brighton evening event in December

The wonderful Caption comic event is back after a two year hiatus, as an evening event on 1st December in Brighton, celebration the 25th anniversary of this much-loved comic creator gathering. Caption is the UK’s longest running comics festival, showcasing the work of small press and professional creators alike. Established in 1992, Caption has previouslyContinue reading Caption is back, celebrating 25 years with Brighton evening event in December

LICAF 2017 - Comics Clock Tower

In Words and Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017

Artist and designer Simon Russell, whose recent work includes Nearlymades, “a smattering of found stories and kipple narratives”, headed to Kendal for this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival and has kindly given us permission to cross post his account of the event… I’ve missed one Lakes International Comic Art Festival so far. A willingness toContinue reading In Words and Pictures: The Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017

ComicPopUp Brighton - Landscape

New ComicPopUp Brighton revives indie comic creators cooperative ideas to sell comics

ComicPopUp Brighton is a new event happening on Saturday 13th May 2017, a one-day small-press/art comics shop that’s part of the Brighton Artists Open House Festival. Selling comics to comics readers and a whole new audience in a family-friendly pizza pub, with all sales money going to the creators, its a great idea where creatorsContinue reading New ComicPopUp Brighton revives indie comic creators cooperative ideas to sell comics