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Upcoming: Stephen Collins’ Beard…

March 9, 2013 | 1 Comments

We already posted some preview art from this back in November 2012, but what the heck…. From the magnificent Stephen Collins…. out in May 2013. Latest images from The Jonathan Cape Tumbler. “The book is about...

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As part of this year’s Bristol Festival of Idea there will be An Evening With Jonathan Cape Graphic Novels event. As you may infer from the name, Bristolians are promised an evening of events with...

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Are comics good enough for the classroom?

February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The TVO parents book club discusses graphic novels, noting the increasing use of them in libraries and schools as a method of engaging even reluctant readers and asks are comics ‘real’ reading, suitable for use...

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This morning marked one of the most important dates in the Edinburgh (and indeed Scottish and British and world-wide) literary calendars – the Edinburgh International Book Festival, the world’s largest celebration of the wonder of...

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Myriad announces graphic novel competition

June 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Publisher Myriad Editions has announced details of a new graphic novel competition – from the official blurb: “Myriad Editions is pleased to announce the first ever competition for a first graphic novel in progress. The...

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Bryan in Edinburgh, some more pics

March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

(this is Bryan talking to a friend of mine from the Edinburgh SF Book Group, Neil, pics from my Flickr) The Edinburgh Forbidden Planet International was host to the excellent Bryan Talbot on Saturday afternoon,...

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100 Comics to Read Before You Die

February 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

For the last three years or so Jody McGregor has been beavering away on a labour of love, not only compiling a list of 100 graphic novels you should read before you die (one day...

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Mister Wonderful

January 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

A new collection of Daniel Clowes work coming soon from Jonathan Cape? Oh yes, indeedy! Mister Wonderful: a Love Story, collects the tale first serialised in the New York Times Magazine, plus some forty pages...

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Bryan Talbot at FP Edinburgh

January 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

As we languish in the snow winter here’s something to look forward to in the spring time: the excellent Bryan Talbot will be paying a return visit to the Edinburgh FPI on Southbridge (just a...

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Director’s Commentary: Metaphrog

December 21, 2010 | 1 Comments

Today we have a very special treat for you, and indeed a very lovely treat for me too, as our latest “director’s commentary” is from a couple of my favourite comics creators, Sandra and John,...

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