Torsobear 3 Promo

Crowdfunding Spotlight: TorsoBear – The Final Chapter

Independent comics creator and publisher Brett Uren has just launched the Kickstarter for Torsobear: Back on the Blocks – the third and final volume of the much-praised cartoon noir comic book about toy-on-toy crime in a fantastic city of playthings, created by Brett with many fantastic contributing writers and artists. “What Torsobear does magnificently is transplant the worldContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: TorsoBear – The Final Chapter

Torsobear 2: All Stitched Up

TorsoBear – Back in the Game with new Kickstarter target

Brett Uren, the creator of the acclaimed Torsobear project, has re-launched his bid for funding a second volume of stories on Kickstarter, his enthusiasm undimmed after an ambitious bid to secure £13,500 earlier in the year fell short of target, despite the incredible line-up of talent involved. Torsobear: All Stitched Up is the second volume ofContinue reading TorsoBear – Back in the Game with new Kickstarter target

London MCM Expo June 2015: Supergirl and Superman SNIP

In Photos: A Day in Comics Village at MCM Expo London Comic Con

  On Saturday morning at about 11.00am, I was sat on a packed Docklands Light Railway train on my way to The Excel Centre at Custom House in London’s industrial East End for the MCM Expo London Comic Con Summer event. The carriage was full of the cosplay Alumni. I was sitting next to aContinue reading In Photos: A Day in Comics Village at MCM Expo London Comic Con

Torsobear: Yarns From Toyburg Cover

Panel Borders: TorsoBear, Cogs & Claws

  Continuing a month of shows about creators whose work sits in the middle ground between ‘mainstream’ and independent comics on Britain’s only over the air regular show about comics, Alex Fitch talks to creator Brett Uren about his graphic novel series TorsoBear, a noir-inspired anthology featuring a bear and a wooden policeman investigating crimes in Toyburg. As ourContinue reading Panel Borders: TorsoBear, Cogs & Claws

Torsobear 2: All Stitched Up - Cover

The Bear Facts: An Interview with Torsobear creator Brett Uren

One of the highlights of last year’s “Best of….” list that we ran amongst creators was the first volume of Torsobear. Largely the work of a group of creators based in the south of England, it’s a great anthology with a central theme of a world populated by all of the toys of our childhood that is alternatively charming, nasty,Continue reading The Bear Facts: An Interview with Torsobear creator Brett Uren