Comic artists, writers, editors, publishers, academics and broadcaster and comics collector Jonathan Ross gathered in person and by Skype at London’s Cartoon Museum this weekend (Saturday 2nd November 2019) to voice support for the preservation of British comics history, and… Read More ›
Look out for free Marvel Comics on the Underground… and elsewhere around the UK!
Marvel Comics has been a cultural phenomenon for 80 years. As part of their anniversary celebrations the US comic publisher have been working with the Books on the Underground initiative (temporarily renamed ‘Comic Books on the Underground‘ and part of… Read More ›
In Words and Pictures: The Great War Dundee Comic Launch
My main hobby is comics (you’d never have guessed, would you?) but one of my many other interests is history. When I found out about the Great War Dundee event that combined both, involving the launch of the free Great… Read More ›
First Look: “Ragtime Soldier”, a new World War One comic from Pat Mills
Pat Mills, creator of 2000AD and co-creator and writer of the classic World War One strip “Charley’s War” for Battle, has revealed the first page of his new anti-war story, “Ragtime Soldier“, featuring art by Gary Welsh and Phil Vaughan…. Read More ›
Sounds Good! ComicScene UK magazine announces Podcast plans, Cam Kennedy interviewed
ComicScene UK – the new monthly magazine dedicated to comics and comic culture – is to launch a fortnightly podcast on Tuesday 5th February, presented by Phillip Vaughn and produced at the University of Dundee
Dundee lecturer Chris Murray investigates “The British Superhero” (and a Marvelman book you should read, too)
We’re not entirely sure how The British Superhero by the University of Dundee’s Chris Murray slipped under our radar when the University of Mississippi Press published it back in 2017, but we’d be remiss if we didn’t plug it now,… Read More ›
Lakes Festival Report: “The Friday Sessions” – When Academia and Comics Collide!
Dr Mel Gibson reports on a day of comic study and discussion held as part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival… The expansion and transformation of the academic wing of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival continued in… Read More ›
UniVerse Brings Alpha to Thought Bubble
One of the new publications on show from the University of Dundee’s UniVerse imprint at Thought Bubble this coming weekend, 5/6 November 2016, is Alpha which is written by Chris Murray, designed by Phillip Vaughan, and illustrated by various Dundee comics students… Read More ›
Comics, So What? at Dundee University: A Good Day Had By All!
For most of us, the idea of a day chatting and hearing about comics has to be as close to a perfect way to spend an afternoon as we could get. In this event, Dundee University got it exactly… Read More ›
Scottish comic creators gather to consider new National Comics Academy
Responding to the boom in comic book creators from Scotland making an impact on the world stage, the Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance, along with Black Hearted Press and The Stirling Maxwell Centre at the University of Glasgow, will host a free… Read More ›