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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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Celebrating Forty Years of 2000 AD l – 5th May 2017 A brilliantly eclectic evening with a fabulous cast of 2000 AD creators, looking back at the history of the Galaxy’s Greatest comic from their perspectives...

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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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Reviews: walk like an Egyptian – Pantheon

April 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pantheon, Hamish Steele, Nobrow Press “On the great sea of Nu a pyramid named Benben rose from the water with silent purpose. Benben flowered a lotus… And the lotus flowered the sun. The sun rose...

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The Victoria Gallery and Museum is in a beautiful listed red-brick building, holding an imposing position in the knowledge quarter of Liverpool. With its Gothic turret, it is surrounded by a vast array of buildings...

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World War Tank Girl #1, Alan Martin, Brett Parson, Titan Comics (cover art by Shaky Kane) I’d somehow managed to hear anything about this in advance, but that fabulous Shaky Kane cover artwork grabbed my...

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Scottish peeps! The Glenrothes Comic Con hits the sunny Kingdom of Fife this summer, with creators like Colin Bell, Neil Slorance, Gary Erskine, Mike Collins, Emma Beeby, Gordon Rennie, John Ferguson and Will Simpson in...

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The Phoenix Comic arrives, like clockwork, through the letterbox every single Friday. And I try to tell you about it as often as I possibly can. Why? Because it’s the very best children’s comic out...

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Reviews: Carrie & Rufus – Apocalypse, wow

March 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Carrie & Rufus, Ben Hennessy Highly recommended is the name if the game around here, and last year when I saw sample pages of Carrie and Rufus by Ben Hennessy at Thought Bubble, I was...

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