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The Phoenix Comic arrives, like clockwork, through the letterbox every single Friday. And I try to tell you about it as often as I possibly can. Why? Because it’s the very best children’s comic out...

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The Phoenix Weekender – The Pie Thief

March 18, 2017 | 3 Comments

The Phoenix Comic hits my letterbox every Friday. The mostly subscription only comic is my Saturday morning treat reading, a fabulous kids’ comic that everyone, aged 3-103 should be reading.┬áInside each issue you’ll find comics...

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Here we go then, another spin around The Phoenix Comic. Now, for those of you perhaps not in the know, The Phoenix is a childrens comic I’ve been telling you all about since the very...

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A while back Neill Cameron, he of Mega Robo Bros, Lost Girl and many more comics, most of them for children, got in touch to tell me about a new project of his: comicsclub.blog, which...

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Right then, it’s been rather a long time since I did a Phoenix Weekender, almost 6 months, and although I’m not promising that you’ll be getting one of these every weekend, I do plan to...

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One of my very favourite creative duos, Glasgow-based Metaphrog (winner of the 2016 Sunday Herald Scottish Culture Awards for the Best Visual Artist), have a second graphic novel coming from Papercutz, following their utterly gorgeous...

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Reviews: Bera the One-Headed Troll

September 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bera the One-Headed Troll, Eric Orchard, First Second Now this is a book I have been very much looking forward to. I adored Eric’s first Maddy Kettle book (published a couple of years ago by...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 239

August 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Only time for a very quick spin through the best children’s comic out there right now…. in my humble opinion. I’m meant to be on my hols right now, which means photos of the pages...

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The Phoenix Weekender

July 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ok, slightly different now, as I’m away from the scanner right now, so you’ll simply have to cope with iphone photos instead. Here we go with the latest Phoenix Comic to drop through the letterbox,...

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The Phoenix Weekender – Issue 237

July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Oh yes, those wonderful Mega Robo Bros return this issue, with the first part of Mega Robo Challenge by Neill Cameron. You should all be loving MRB, as it’s such a wonderfully fun and funny...

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