ComicScene revamps Comic Creator Directory, calls for entries, launches new digital Specials

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The ComicScene team has been publishing a Comic Creator Directory for a while now, a great resource for anyone trying to find comic writers, artists and others for professional commission or possible events. Now, they’ve made it easier for creators to submit information with a new survey.

The Comic Creator Directory is updated on a regular basis but creators listed are available for school, library, community group workshops, individual commissions and comic convention appearances. Some may also do online workshops.

The Directory starts with workshops by location. The Directory by name is in alphabetical order with some examples of work.

The ComicScene is a not for profit website that aims to inform, educate and inspire young and old to find out more about all aspects of comics in the UK, and internationally. Sharing news, reviews, articles, and the free Comic Creator Directory, it’s produced by a team of volunteers, with a passion for comics.

ComicScene also run the ComicScene Awards (there’s still time to vote!), offer free comics to read or download and send comics to libraries and schools to improve literacy and inspire creativity.

From 2022 they have asked followers for help to continue this work. For £20, you can become a Friend of ComicScene and support the website, and also get access to premium content, plus exclusive competitions, discounts on comics, ComicScene publications and events.

You also get access to over 2000-plus pages of content in the ComicScene Digital Comic Library, featuring a huge range of publications, including the new Best of ComicScene Batman Special and new Best of ComicScene Scottish Special.

“Your valuable contribution will cover our hosting costs and be shared with those who contribute articles or comics to this site and help fund comics for schools and libraries,” says publisher Tony Foster. “Thank you if you become a Friend of ComicScene. We appreciate it.”

• If you are a comics writer, artist, colourist, letterer, or publisher – be part of the ComicScene Comic Creator Directory – check out the Directory here and, if you’re not already listed, submit your information here

The ComicScene Awards 2022 are getting very exciting – who will be your eventual winners?

You can now vote for your favourite comics of 2020/2021 in the ComicScene Awards 2022 | Winners will be announced at our the I Love Comics Event, via the comicscene.org website, on Saturday 12th February 2022

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. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.



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