Written by Martin Hayes Art by Alfie Gallagher Colours by Chris O’Halloran Letters by Bram Meehan This short, eight page strip, available to read online for free, is ideally suited to those long cold, and slightly spooky, winters nights. It’s partly inspired by the true story of the murder in February of 1945 of oneContinue reading In Review: A Corner of Some Foreign Field (a free web comic)
Given the unfortunate lack of outlets when it comes to original comics on the news stand here in the UK, it’s hardly surprising to hear that many comic creators are enjoying publishing success outside this country. Creators such as Pat Mills are well-known for their work in Europe, but so are top independent talents suchContinue reading Creating Comics: British web comic “The Putto” gets print publication – in Czech!
Lancaster-based comic creators Steve Gregson and Matt Simmons have created a daft homage to the 1980’s action figure craze with Bastard Galaxia, centring on a maniacal bad guy that wouldn’t look out of place on Adult Swim (some of the strip definitely isn’t for the kind of young audience who might watch He-Man or Thundercats).Continue reading Web Comic Spotlight: Bastard Galaxia, a crazy homage to 1980s action figures
Fans of CBBC’s Wolfblood will be pleased to hear that a second motion comic based on the series is on the way, written by Rik Hoskin and illustrated by Tom Waterhouse. Set after the dramatic events of the show’s fourth season, Hunter’s Moon – a new three-part story – finds Jana and Matei head out to theContinue reading New Wolfblood Motion Comic Continues CBBC saga
In March 1941, Joe Simon and Jack Kirby took a political stance against the rise of fascism in Europe with their famous creation, Captain America. Now in the 21st Century, say the creative team of the underground comic, Halloween Man, a US presidential candidate, “a man whom not long ago was seen as nothing more than a mediaContinue reading Halloween Man Creative Team Takes on Donald Trump!