Dave Gibbons in Dundee

Dundee Literary Festival 2015 features comics guests, opening of Dundee Creative Comics Space

If you’re a comics fan and in the vicinity of Dundee from 21st October until 25th October 2015, then an attempt needs to be made to attend the Dundee Literary Festival. Most of the events are aimed at the bibliophiles amongst us, but there are at several events that should interest the comic readers. TheContinue reading Dundee Literary Festival 2015 features comics guests, opening of Dundee Creative Comics Space

Freight Books releases limited edition of IDP:2043 featuring Irvine Welsh, Pat MIlls, Mary Talbot

Freight Books has the perfect Christmas present for lovers of graphic novels –  a limited run of only 70 copies of IDP: 2043, signed by the entire ‘dream team’ of contributors who include Irvine Welsh, Barroux, Pat Mills, Mary Talbot and Denise Mina. In IDP: 2043 (IDP short for internally displaced persons) a stellar cast ofContinue reading Freight Books releases limited edition of IDP:2043 featuring Irvine Welsh, Pat MIlls, Mary Talbot

2000AD “Terror Tale” sees first professional comics debut for portfolio competition winner

  2000AD has always been known for finding fresh new talent and this week’s issue is no different, as it will feature Tom Foster – the winner of the Portfolio Competition at the 2013 Thought Bubble comic art festival. Already well known in indie comic press circles for his work on projects such as Disconnected,Continue reading 2000AD “Terror Tale” sees first professional comics debut for portfolio competition winner

IDP 2043 Art by and © Will Norris

Imagining Scotland, 2043… a comic vision unfolds in brave new project

    The Edinburgh International Book Festival and Freight Books have announced the six teams of major names in European comics and graphic novels who have collaborated on a new graphic novel which will be launched in August 2014. As part of the Stripped programme of graphic novels at the 2013 Edinburgh International Book Festival, whichContinue reading Imagining Scotland, 2043… a comic vision unfolds in brave new project

The Nao of Brown by Glyn Dillon

British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured

The winners of this year’s British Comic Awards were announced at Thought Bubble at the weekend. We’re told the voting was very, very close this year as the Judges tangled with the decision to pick a winner amongst such superb and different titles, but in the end the victors have emerged. The winners of theContinue reading British Comic Award Winners 2013 announced, Leo Baxendale honoured