Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

The next issue of indie hit and Kickstarter-funded Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman (#8), created by Tom Ward and Luke Parker (artist on the Halloween Eagle strip for Dark Horse appearing in Astro Hustle), lettered by Nic J. Shaw, is available to pre-order now!Continue reading Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman & Doctor Crowe SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman & Doctor Crowe #1

We’re betting many of you are already fans of Tom Ward and Luke Parker‘s brilliant Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman, which has deservedly enjoyed huge success and acclaim, a project made possible through crowdfunding via Kickstarter. Well, now, Tom and team have upped the ante when it comes to this form of comics publishing, with theContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman & Doctor Crowe #1

Tim Perkins, Austin Chambers, Tom Ward and Michael Barrett talk self publishing at Lancaster Comics Day. Photo: Mark Hetherington

Creating Comics for Self Publishers: A Nuts and Bolts Guide, courtesy from Lancaster Comics Day

Here’s a “nuts and bolts” panel from this year’s Lancaster Comics Day, discussing ways comics – and books – are published outside the mainstream today, through self publishing, crowd funding and digital outlets. The panel was was recorded by the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast team. The panelists are artist and publisher Tim Perkins,Continue reading Creating Comics for Self Publishers: A Nuts and Bolts Guide, courtesy from Lancaster Comics Day

Lancaster Comics Day 2017 Poster SNIP

In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

Lancaster Comics Day started in 2015 and has been running every year since. A small, friendly event, it has built up a good reputation in the comics community and is providing an appealing alternative to some of the larger, less personal comic cons held in many of the bigger cities. The list of guests thisContinue reading In Review and In Pictures: Lancaster Comics Day 2017

Lancaster Comics Day 2017 SNIP

Can Your Hear Me, Mother? I’m on the Radio This Week

Thanks to David Chandler, you’ll hear me plugging Lancaster Comics Day (and the Lakes International Comic Art Festival) on this week’s “Friday Night Three” show airing on Beyond Radio (7 – 9.00pm, 103.5FM across Lancaster and Morecambe and also online). It turns out David apparently in part owes living in Lancaster down to an editorialContinue reading Can Your Hear Me, Mother? I’m on the Radio This Week