"Ragtime Soldier" by Pat Mills with art by Gary Welsh and Phil Vaughan

First Look: “Ragtime Soldier”, a new World War One comic from Pat Mills

Pat Mills, creator of 2000AD and co-creator and writer of the classic World War One strip “Charley’s War” for Battle, has revealed the first page of his new anti-war story, “Ragtime Soldier“, featuring art by Gary Welsh and Phil Vaughan. The story is the lead strip in an upcoming anthology, part of a Heritage LotteryContinue reading First Look: “Ragtime Soldier”, a new World War One comic from Pat Mills

Sounds Good! ComicScene UK magazine announces Podcast plans, Cam Kennedy interviewed

ComicScene UK – the new monthly magazine dedicated to comics and comic culture – is to launch a fortnightly podcast on Tuesday 5th February, presented by Phillip Vaughn and produced at the University of DundeeContinue reading Sounds Good! ComicScene UK magazine announces Podcast plans, Cam Kennedy interviewed

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Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!

Dr Mel Gibson reports on a day of comic study and discussion held as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival… The expansion and transformation of the academic wing of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival continued in 2018. Held in the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, The Friday Sessions as they are known, wereContinue reading Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!

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Comic Art Festival Academic Sessions announced for October in Kendal

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced this year’s “Friday Sessions” – a full day of talks and discussions exploring comic art in all its guises, taking place Friday 12th October 2018 as part of the Festival weekend in Kendal. The “Friday Sessions” are open to academics, students and all comic fans who wish to digContinue reading Comic Art Festival Academic Sessions announced for October in Kendal

Dundee comics course graduates help bring comic about biologist D’Arcy Thompson to life 

You may never have heard of D’Arcy Thompson, but in his day, he was a well-known figure on the streets of Dundee and St Andrews in Scotland, famously strolling around town with a cowboy hat and a parrot on his shoulder. He was also one of the most influential biologists of all time, and toContinue reading Dundee comics course graduates help bring comic about biologist D’Arcy Thompson to life