Congratulations to everyone involved in this great kids comic on reaching this milestone!
Happy Fifth Birthday to The Phoenix comic!
Rising from the ashes of sad demise of The DFC, there were some that doubted the weekly The Phoenix comic would endure any longer than its predecessor – but the naysayers have been proven wrong and this week the title… Read More ›
British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”
After many, many months of planning, reading, more reading and even more reading the team behind the British Comic Awards have just revealed the nominees for 2014/15, selected from the Longlist of titles provided by the reading public, publishers and the creators themselves. The BCA… Read More ›
150 and Definitely Not Out – The Phoenix reaches milestone issue!
The team at The Phoenix – the weekly subscription-based humour and adventure comic that sprang from the demise of The DFC back in 2012 – are, quite deservedly, celebrating this week as it reaches its 150th issue. It’s been nearly three… Read More ›
Comics and Literacy, Part 4: Comics For 7-Year-Olds by Neill Cameron
In September 2014, comic creator Neill Cameron published a series of articles on the British comics industry which he has very kindly given us permission to cross post here, as part of wider efforts by both him and many others to promote… Read More ›
Sarah McIntyre’s 20 Top Tips for great Holiday Prezzies!
(Re-posted with the full permission of ace comic creator Sarah McIntyre): I thought I’d compile a list of some of the yummiest things out there this Christmas – stuff I’ve geeked out over this year – in case it inspires… Read More ›
Phoenix launches digital edition on first birthday
If you haven’t sampled The Phoenix – the lively weekly childrens comic aimed at 8-12 year olds that sprang from the ashes of The DFC – then those of you who have or were given shiny iPads for Christmas are… Read More ›
In Review: Super Animal Adventure Squad
The most junior of the third batch of DFC Library titles is Super Animal Adventure Squad written and illustrated by James Turner. Agent K (a cat), Agent Irwin (a pelican), Agent Rex (an iguana), Agent Beesley (a rather posh bee)… Read More ›
Tube Surfing: 3 June 2009
We haven’t done one of these for at least couple of weeks, so hold onto your hats because there’s some folk clamouring for space… • Indie comics creator Sean Azzopardi has a new project – Thumbpaintings: life drawing using his… Read More ›
Tube Surfing: Thursday 21 May
• ComicBitsOnline is wondering why Britain’s biggest comic publisher has not been nominated for an Eagle Award — and it’s not DC Thomson, Panini or Titan but Cinebooks Ltd., which now publishes some 40 top quality comic albums a year… Read More ›