British Comics

British comics-related news, interviews and features

Peckerwood Competition

If you’re interested in winning a copy of UK publisher Ablaze Media‘s latest graphic novel, Peckerwood: 24 Minutes, the company has teamed up with the good folks over at Memorabilia, who are giving away five copies of this majestic piece… Read More ›


On Thursday morning this week (10th Jan) Radio 4 (11:30am-noon) will be broadcasting Doonesburyland. Joe Queenan conducts a rare interview with Gary Trudeau, creator of the Doonesbury cartoon strip and in many ways the most high profile chronicler of the… Read More ›

John Dares

The fab comics blog Bear Alley reports that veteran Brit comic artist John Ridgeway is working on a new Dan Dare story for the semi-professional magazine Spaceship Away. According to Bear Alley the strip will… …take Dan back to Terra… Read More ›

Play Misty for Me

  (news via Charles Ellis): Thanks to Egmont, copyright owner of popular 1970s girls comic Misty, you now have the opportunity to vote for your favourite Misty story to be printed again in full again online on the Misty comic… Read More ›

Dare versus Dredd

No, not a new comic from Virgin (although I’m sure it’s been considered somewhere): this is the result of my first test opf, which offers a snapshot of web searches, comparing the number of search results for specific terms…. Read More ›

New Halloween Comic

February sees the release of a new comic based on the successful Halloween movie franchise. The comic will be called Halloween: Nightdance. The first Halloween movie, directed by John Carpenter, was released in 1978 and the ninth movie, a remake… Read More ›

Alan Grant Speaks

Judge Dredd writer Alan Grant will be presenting a lecture called Writing Tomorrow Yesterday: How Fiction Became Reality in Edinburgh on 29th January as part of the Edinburgh Lectures. Alan Grant first entered the comics industry in 1967 when he… Read More ›