New York Times bring city’s stories to life with comic tales

The New York Times Magazine has a new series featuring New York stories by a dozen outstanding comics artists, introduced by a marvellous tale from  Kevin Huizenga. Other creators involved are Bill Bragg, Robert G. Fresson, Tillie Walden, Wesley Allsbrook, Bianca Bagnarelli, Sammy Harkham, K. L. Ricks, Tom Gauld, Andrew Rae, Francesco Francavilla and DavidContinue reading New York Times bring city’s stories to life with comic tales

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Avery Hill gains further bookstore distribution with Turnaround

Independent publishers Avery Hill – the South London with a strongly independent ethos whose titles we’ve regularly plugged here on downthetubes – has just agreed a distribution deal with Turnaround Distributors, who have been distributing books into the UK and overseas markets since 1984. This is yet another significant step on the road for this much-admired small publisher,Continue reading Avery Hill gains further bookstore distribution with Turnaround

In Review: A City Inside by Tillie Walden

Created by Tillie Walden Published by Avery Hill Publishing The Book: A City Inside flashes backwards and forwards through the life of a lonely child as she becomes an adult and struggles to deal with the world around her – and how she shares it with the girl she falls in love with. The Review:Continue reading In Review: A City Inside by Tillie Walden

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Avery Hill Publishing’s Spring 2016 Releases Revealed

The ladies and gentlemen of the mighty Avery Hill Publishing have announced their Spring 2016 line up – and it is looking like one of their best batch of books so far. These new books are getting a release on the annual Free Comic Book Day in London, which takes place on 7th May this year.Continue reading Avery Hill Publishing’s Spring 2016 Releases Revealed

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London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition

London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition from next month, running until May. The Kings Cross-based venue will offer visitor the opportunity to explore the world of comics through original artwork by one hundred women comic creators working across genres and generations – from the 1800s to the present day;Continue reading London’s House of Illustration to host “Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics” exhibition