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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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Alex’s audio round up

November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s time for Alex Fitch, the man with the roving microphone, to fill us in on his latest show – and this week it’s a special on one of our favourite UK Indy publishers, Myriad...

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In April of this year we lost one of our most gifted and influential creators in the rich heritage of British comics, Leo Baxendale, passing away at the age of eighty-six. Or I should say...

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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Volume 2, M.R. James, adapted by Leah Moore, John Reppion, Al Davison, George Kambadais, Abigail Larson, Meghan Hetrick SelfMadeHero Autumn winds blow, shaking the remaining leaves off the trees, the...

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Dan Dare #1, Peter Milligan, Alberto Foche, Jordi Escuin Liorach, Simon Bowland Titan Comics (cover artwork by Chris Weston; Dan Dare created by Frank Hampson et al) It’s no secret to long-time readers that I’m...

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Reviews: Graphic Science

October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Graphic Science: Seven Journeys of Discovery, Darryl Cunningham, Myriad Editions Now here is one of 2017’s UK graphic novel releases that I’ve been eagerly awaiting. Quite a few years ago Darryl Cunningham was our cartoonist...

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After his delightful run of Super-Sam strips here on the blog a good number of years ago, Darryl Cunningham crafted one of the first books out of the then-new Blank Slate Books stable, the extremely...

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Reviews: it’s a dog’s life – Talking to Gina

September 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Talking to Gina, Ottilie Hainsworth, Myriad Editions Anyone who has ever shared their life and home with animals – dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, horses and many more – will already be aware of the enormous...

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I’m delighted to welcome back to the blog Gareth Brookes for his second time on our Director’s Commentary (a series of irregular guest posts where we step back and let the creators talk about their...

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Livestock, Hannah Berry, Jonathan Cape I’ve admired Hannah Berry’s work since her impressive, beautifully painted debut Britten & Brulightly, and since then, when it may have been easier to stick with more stories featuring those...

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