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News from the world of Joost Swarte

July 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

For some reason, Dutch clear line guru Joost Swarte was in the news recently on quite a few occasions. We brought them together for you, so you wouldn’t have to. In the Belgian city of...

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Yesterday I was at the launch for this year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival programme, and have been happily thumbing through the programme to pick out some of the SF&F and comics-related events of special interest...

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Comics: Small Press Day in Glasgow!

May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first Small Press Day last year took place in comics shops, libraries and venues up and down the whole of the country and celebrated the incredibly rich and diverse UK Indy comics creators. I’m...

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Leo Baxendale, comics legend

April 27, 2017 | 6 Comments

It’s with deep sorrow that I have to tell you that over the weekend we lost one of the great wizards of British comics, Leo Baxendale, the true Master of Bash Street. Friend and fellow cartoonist Jacky...

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To do in May: the Enniskillen ComicFest

March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Enniskillen ComicFest is on the 5th and 6th May 2017, and the main event is taking place in the beautifully historic Enniskillen Castle. The guest list is absolutely stunning with a slew of Irish and...

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Delighted to hear that the splendid Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (an institution for generations in the city) is hosting a major exhibition of comics artwork by Frank Quitely this spring. From the...

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Comics: Draw the Line

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Draw the Line launched today, with “more than 100 comics artists and illustrators from around the world launch Draw the Line, a lively, visual guide to positive political action that anyone can take.” In a...

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One of our favourite UK publishers, SelfMadeHero (celebrating ten years in the biz this year) has a couple of exciting announcements for new works coming this autumn. Tillie Walden has been impressing us and pretty...

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I recently encountered the vibrant John Higgins, and he made mention of a forthcoming exhibition at the Victoria Gallery Museum in Liverpool and a forthcoming book, both of which were exciting fans at the 2000AD...

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Stuff (& Possibly Nonsense) #98

February 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of week once more for our quick-hit news and links round up of items we’ve noticed over the last few days:...

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