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Myriad First Graphic Novel Prize

April 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

The longlist for the 2018 Myriad First Graphic Novel Prize has been announced. Myriad are staunch supporters of new comics talent and this award is a brilliant way of nurturing and encouraging new creators. I’m...

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Over the years since we started the blog one of the things which has changed, and changed very much for the better, is Indy comics publishing in the UK. When we first started blogging we...

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New FutureQuake Press this month

March 6, 2018 | 1 Comments

(Zarjaz #30 cover artwork by Dan Cornwell) This March sees UK indy press stable FutureQuake Press marking a bit of a milestone as their long-running 2000 AD fan comic reaches issue thirty. Hitting thirty issues...

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Always good to be able to tell you about more UK comics websites, but with ComicsFlix and ComicScene UK, it’s a double cause for celebration as it’s a new UK news site for comics PLUS...

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Free Comic Book Day 2018

February 8, 2018 | 2 Comments

Free Comic Book Day falls on the first Saturday of May each year (this year that’s Saturday 5th May), and all of our European stores take part. But for those who don’t live near one...

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Angouleme 2018 – the Grand Prix

January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday last, the organisers of the Angoulême Festival announced the three creators that are in the running for the Grand Prix, the lifetime achievement award with which the Festival wants to honor an original...

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Gerry Anderson’s creations have entertained and delighted generations of kids, both his pioneering Supermarionation puppet shows and his live action sci-fi series, always with fabulous designs (that made oh such equally fabulous toys!). For many...

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Paul Registar, a man who received a radioactive papercut as a child enabling him to become a superpowered librarian, drops us a line to let us know the 2018 Excelsior Awards shortlist is out. As...

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Extremely fine Indy press Avery Hill has a whole slate of forthcoming delights for comics readers coming over the next few months, including A Projection by Seekan Hui (launching June 2018): “A young woman starts...

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Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition returns

November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Some good news: the Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition is returning. Two previous such competitions by this splendid Indy publisher has seen some terrific talent not only winning but going on to be published, with...

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