"The Rabbit" art by Rachael Smith

Rachael Smith’s “The Rabbit” graphic novel launches in September

Comic creator Rachael Smith and the Avery Hill Publishing crew will be launching The Rabbit, Rachel’s second graphic novel, at Manchester’s Travelling Man comic shop on Friday 28th August and  London’s Orbital Comics  on Friday 11th September 2015. Following her debut, critically acclaimed graphic novel House Party, The Rabbit tells the story of Eleanor and her younger sister Kathy, whoContinue reading Rachael Smith’s “The Rabbit” graphic novel launches in September

Nerd Hutch 2015

Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!

My abject apologues to the enthusiastic team behind Nerd Hutch, a day long event celebrating some of the UK’s hottest small press and DIY talent taking place tomorrow at the Travelling Man comic shop in Grainger Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Hosted on both floors of the Nerd Hutch venue between 11:00am and 11:00pm the event will feature a comicsContinue reading Nerd Hutch Small Press Expo Hits Newcastle!

Thought Bubble Anthology 2014 - Cover

Free Comic events in Leeds (and beyond) in run up to Thought Bubble

  With the Thought Bubble Festival proper starting in a few days time, the organisers have just plugged some great, free/drop-in events taking place across Leeds and beyond from 9th – 16th November. For the full festival line-up, visit the Festival’s web site, or for some highlights of this year’s free festival events, read on…Continue reading Free Comic events in Leeds (and beyond) in run up to Thought Bubble

Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley

Bryan O’Malley Book Signing Tour announced

Bryan Lee O’Malley, creator of the award-winning Scott Pilgrim series, is set to undertake a major signing tour of UK and Ireland in August to coincide with the release of his much-anticipated new graphic novel, SECONDS. SelfMadeHero, the independent UK graphic novel publisher, is publishing the book in August. The tour will give fans aContinue reading Bryan O’Malley Book Signing Tour announced

Becky Cloonan, Richard Starkings signings at Travelling Man this weekend

  Comic creators Becky Cloonan and Richard Starkings will be signing at the Travelling Man stores in Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle this coming Sunday and Monday. Later in the month Becky will also be signing at Gosh! Comics in London and Dublin’s The Big Bang store (details below), joined in the Irish capital by DeclanContinue reading Becky Cloonan, Richard Starkings signings at Travelling Man this weekend