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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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Our traditional guest series of daily Best Of the Year posts came to an end over the weekend (see here for the 2016 selections, the blog crew will post their own picks a little later...

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Paul Register drops us a line to alert us to the shortlist going live for the Junior section of the Excelsior Awards – the great school-student based comics awards which sees the kids themselves reading,...

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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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Awards: the Young People’s Comic Award 2016

September 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Adam Cadwell alerts us to the news that the YPCA – the Young Person’s Comics Award, the part of the British Comic Awards focusing on good graphic reading for younger fans – has announced their...

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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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