Exciting news! The first issue of ink+PAPER is out this week. This is a brand new comics magazine put together by the fabulous David O'Connell, and it includes a photo essay by yours truly. I haven't seen a hard copy yet, but David assures me it looks fantastic. That's his cover illustration up there. London [...]
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I really ought to plug stuff on here more often. Not my stuff — other peoples' stuff. I know so many people who make cool stuff, and I'm a fan of so many people who make cool stuff that I really ought to tell more people about the cool stuff. So here's a post about some cool stuff, namely one of my favourite comics series of all time….
I was at Conway Hall for about the last 15 minutes of the (International) Alternative Press Fair on Sunday, but after browsing tables in the very cramped aisles, I found myself taking photos of the lovely interior (I do rather love this building!) [photo post]
Saturday was MCMExpo, but rather than face the hordes of cosplayers, I decided to just go for the drinking bit in the evening. And a lovely evening it was. Here are some iPhone pics from the day, as you can see, there aren't many that are comics related. Here's something that looks a bit like [...]
A little while ago, I interviewed comics artist Garen Ewing about his adventure series The Rainbow Orchid. We had a very interesting chat about book illustrators from the so-called Golden Age, Ukiyo-e prints, animation, computer games and 1970s comics. Here is the interview for your edification, and I hope you enjoy it as much as [...]
It's hard not to namedrop after going to comics conventions, just as it's easy to forget that in most other entertainment industries it's not as easy to hang out socially with the creators you're a fan of. I take it for granted sometimes, and it's easier to avoid the hero-worship thing once you've had a [...]
The other comics event of the week was anything but lowkey. MCM EXpo is a twice-yearly event in the Docklands, full of cosplayers and hyperactive teenagers, which I wouldn't normally consider going to, were it not for the fact that it's also full of fabulous comics folk and offers up a great opportunity for me [...]