Simon Russell

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,… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

In Review: A Seven-Year Old’s take on Beano’s New Look 

With the new-look Beano read and re-read several times now by comic creator Simon Russell’s seven-year-old son, and a few more issues “out there” since the relaunch, here’s a review from one of the comic’s target audience… “My son is probably skews… Read More ›

Digitally Infinity! Panel Nine releases iPad-based comics magazine

Digital graphic novel publisher Panel Nine has launched a free preview issue of INFINITY — a new magazine devoted to digital graphic novels and comics. The magazine contains a roundup of digital comics news, features and reviews delivered via Apple’s… Read More ›

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