No Time Like The Present - Paul Rainey

Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Three)

When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, comic creator and reader Andy Luke had nowhere to go. He came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics…  This is the third and final part of Andy’s celebration ofContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Three)

The O Men - Martin Eden

Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Two)

When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, comic creator and reader Andy Luke had nowhere to go. He came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics…  This is the second part of Andy’s celebration of those smallContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part Two)

Britain’s Small Press Day and Comic Shops That Sell Small Press Titles

Interest is growing rapidly in Small Press Day in the UK on 9th July 2016 – the brainchild of a group of comic creators including David Ziggy Greene, the team at Alternative Press and the smashing Andy Oliver over at Broken Frontier. Alongside that fantastic initiative, Beano artist Lew Stringer (and the creator of his ownContinue reading Britain’s Small Press Day and Comic Shops That Sell Small Press Titles

Cup of O - Small Press Reviews

Cup of O – Small Press Reviews

Hello! Two of the three comics I’ve reviewed this month are from the Bristol Comic Con 2014 – where did that one go? Our creative city’s lone convention this year is now the Bristol Comic and Zine Fair in October. There’ll be a lot of comics and a lot of love and a fair amount of cider I shouldn’tContinue reading Cup of O – Small Press Reviews

New British Small Press Community launched

Comic creator Trystan Mitchell just dropped us a note to mention an excellent new Small Press Comics Community Forum has just been birthed in the UK, dedicated to small press comics and self publishing. Some excellent discussions and experience sharing going on between some really inspirational creators and fans. “It looks like developing into aContinue reading New British Small Press Community launched