British Comics – Books

Chinese Copyright Theft

(with thanks to Matthew Badham): Illustrator Darren Di Lieto and British artist Jonathan Edwards are just two of many creators on the warpath after discovering a Hong Kong-based publisher has illegally used illustrations and interviews conducted by Darren in a… Read More ›

In Review: Britten & Brülightly

(Updated 5/6/08): Just published by Jonathan Cape is Britten & Brülightly, a film noir-styled debut graphic novel by Brigton-based Hannah Berry, a graduate of the illustration course at Brighton University. This dark, unsettling but often funny tale centres on ‘Private… Read More ›

Aye Write!

The third Aye Write! Book Festival takes place in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library from 7 to 15 March 2008. Included this year in the programme are talks by Scottish science fiction authors Iain M Banks and Ken MacLeod who will be… Read More ›

Al Davison’s new project

(via the Forbidden Planet International blog): Comics artist Al Davison, perhaps best known for his critically-acclaimed graphic novel The Spiral Cage (incredibly, the Active Images edition is not available through, is busy with a new project about Dwarfism. “I… Read More ›

Norbert le Mouton

(via Blimey! It’s Another Blog About Comics): Gary Northfield’s popular Beano (and first creator owned) strip Derek the Sheep has been collected into a 64-page softback book for the French market. Published by Actes-Sud-l’An 2, the full colour Norbert le… Read More ›