Earlier this year, British comic fans were treated to the first issue of FANSCENE, a very special celebration of over fifty years of comics fandom in Ireland and the UK – and now, a second Issue is available, free. FANSCENE… Read More ›
British comic fanzines celebrated in style in FANSCENE – a new fanzine, of course!
I’m delighted to report the release of FANSCENE, a very special celebration of over fifty years of comics fandom in Ireland and the UK. It’s a privilege to have been asked to be part of this free mammoth publication put… Read More ›
Fanzine Flashback – KA-POW, Britain’s first comics zine?
Over on the superb Classic Comics UK Zines site run by David Hathaway-Price, there’s a wonderful addition to its growing archive – the first issue of KA-POW, possibly Britain’s first comics fanzine. Published in July 1967, KA-POW #1 was edited… Read More ›
Plan Hatched to celebrate 50 years of British Comic Zines – with an all-new fanzine, of course!
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of Phil Clarke and Steve Moore‘s KA-POW #1 – the first British comic fanzine (Although in Ireland Tony Roche got there first of course, with his Merry Marvel Fanzine). Now, a… Read More ›
Birmingham Comics Festival has big plans for its Comic Art Show next month
Next month sees the debut of the Birmingham Comics Festival – a series of events that take place throughout the city which includes the Birmingham Comic Art Show at Birmingham City University, a free convention-style event which will take place on 24th… Read More ›
Flashback to 1968: Art from the very first British Comics Convention
Following up on our coverage of the successful Birmingham Comic Festival last month at Edgbaston, which attracted some 2000 fans from across the UK, we thought we’d flashback to 1968 and give you a look at the some of the art used… Read More ›