University Challenge Christmas 2017 Episode 5 of 10

2000AD’s Dan Abnett part of festive University Challenge

2000AD writer Dan Abnett appears on an “alumni” episode of University Challenge on BBC2 over Christmas, representing his old Oxford college. “A couple of weeks ago, in a moment of what can only be described as a ‘definite case of what the hell’, I agreed to public humiliation on national television over Christmas,” Dan announcedContinue reading 2000AD’s Dan Abnett part of festive University Challenge

The Corbyn Comic Book

New SelfMadeHero graphic novels announced, Corbyn Comic Book out in October

Independent UK graphic novel publisher SelfMadeHero continues its tenth anniversary celebrations in 2017 with a varied line-up of books for Autumn 2017. There’s a wide range of biographies, original fiction and fantastical work in translation that takes us from Australian music legends to teenage skaters, from classic ghost stories to western adventures, from mindfulness toContinue reading New SelfMadeHero graphic novels announced, Corbyn Comic Book out in October

British Library pays tribute to Palestinian cartoonist Naji al-Ali

The British Library in London will pay tribute to the life, work and legacy of the great Palestinian cartoonist Naji al-Ali at a special event on Friday 27th October 2017. Speakers will include Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell. Born in Galilee in 1938, Naji Salim al-Ali was a victim of the nakba (“disaster”) in 1948 whenContinue reading British Library pays tribute to Palestinian cartoonist Naji al-Ali

Jeremy Corbyn by JAKe

Coming Soon: Corbyn Comics! from SelfMadeHero

Yes, you read that headline right. Corbyn comics are needed from artists up and down the UK and beyond – and they’re needed fast – by 9th August 2017. No, not Kirby comics – Corbyn comics, as in Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, the politician who’s become something of a popular icon, to the dismayContinue reading Coming Soon: Corbyn Comics! from SelfMadeHero

Graphic Short Story Prize 2016

Graphic Short Story Prize 2016 Launches

Sharpen your pencils and wits and have a bash at entering this year’s 10th Anniversary Graphic Short Story Prize organised by The Observer, Jonathan Cape and Comica London and open to UK residents. Get working on your four-page comic and submit it by the deadline of 3rd October 2016. Best of luck! Here’s the fullContinue reading Graphic Short Story Prize 2016 Launches