Tiny Pencil, an anthology artzine and blog founded in 2013 by Amber Hsu, a title described as a “safe haven for graphite groupies” have put a number of fabulous-looking art postcards up in their shop in aid of the Emergency Disaster Relief organisations working in Nepal.
These were special postcards printed for pre-orders with the their most recent issue, so here’s a chance to grab a few postcards if you missed them in the pre-orders and donate to much needed emergency aid at the same time.
• Buy the postcards from http://shop.tinypencil.com
• Donations will be made to one of the following vetted agencies: Americares (www.americares.org) | International Relief Teams (irteams.org/current-projects/nepal-earthquake-response) | World Help (worldhelp.net/gift/nepal-earthquake-disaster-relief)
• You can also donate directly to them or several other agencies some of which have been highlighted here:
TINY PENCIL IV: The Death & Resurrection Issue is still on sale, featuring the work of: Pablo Auladell – Rachel M.Bray – Gareth Brookes – Jun Cen – Laura Cochon – Joanna Concejo – Alexis Deacon – Shohn DeSoto – Andy Van Dinh – Joe Fenton – Joshua Goymer – Celine Guichard – Steven (S.J.) Harris – John Kilburn – Céli Lee – Jeonghee Lee – Robert MacKenzie – Milou Maass – Isabella Mazzanti – Bart Nijstad – Claudia Piras – Josephin Ritschel – Lara Robinson – Bene Rohlmann – Nick Sheehy – Allison Sommers – Yoko Tanaka – Page Tsou – Ho Sin Tung
72 + pages of all-graphite art, illustration and comics it features cover art by Allison Sommers and each limited edition, perfect bound copy is number-stamped by hand and printed on FSC-certified paper. Price £11 at http://shop.tinypencil.com/
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War” and “Dan Dare”.
He’s the writer of “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.
Categories: Art and Illustration