Comics Interviews

Fearscape

“There’s an anti-hero at the core of it, throwing out knight’s moves as the plot tries-and-fails to keep up with him” Ryan O’Sullivan tells about how a plagiarist became the world’s greatest story-teller and potential saviour in Fearscape

After twisting our brains with psychedleic space adventure Void Trip, writer Ryan O’Sullivan is set to take us to yet another mind expanding world, this time the realm of fears known as the Fearscape. Frustrated writer Henry Henry is given the task of being earth’s saviour after being wrongly identified as our greatest story-teller, and […]

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“This wasn’t about making a book for kids at all, we wanted to make a book that everybody can enjoy” Mike Sambrook on the challenges of writing for all ages with Bun (Plus exclusive FREE Slaycation comic!)

Madius Comics’s Bun was one of our favourite surprise packages of 2017, so we were thrilled to discover that this tale of a giant rabbit moving to the big city would be getting a full release in time for this year’s Thought Bubble (plus the original 11 page sampler is now available for free on […]

“Most traditional genres have become too predictable, and the only way to keep them fresh is to whack them with a mallet” Russell Olson talks crime/noir sci-fi mash ups in Gateway City

With it’s mix of classic old school crime noir and golden age sci-fi silliness, Russell Olson’s Gateway City has been one of our favourite discoveries of the year. With the latest issue in the bag and a new collected edition on the way, we catch up with the man behind it all, to find out […]

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“This is the launch pad for the entire Rebellion superhero-verse!” Simon Furman on reviving classic British heroes in The Vigilant

Classic British Comics are going through something of a resurgence this year, with new volumes of Misty, Scream and Roy Of The Rovers, courtesy of 2000 AD publisher Rebellion. Joining these ranks are The Vigilant, a superhero team made up of classic character from the 1970s and brought to you by Transformers legend Simon Furman […]

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“His world is a hodgepodge, but he looks cool in every neighbourhood” we talk to Andrew Maxwell about The Bawdy Tales of Lazlo Cale

Set in an alternate version of Paris where an inter-dimensional bomb and split the gaps between worlds, Lazlo Cale is a former male escort turned art dealer who has to take on his nemesis and former lover Edgar Allan Poe – if that description (and our glowing review) isn’t enough to pique your interest then […]

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“Whether you’re just starting out, or if you’re already creating comics and want to spend time with your peers, I hope there’ll be something for everyone.” Jon Lock on The Comics Summit in Cheltenham on July 14th and 15th

This July sees the first ever Comics Summit, a chance for indie and small press comic creators to share their knowledge and experience with each other, without the stresses of also having to man a comic convention table and make sales! The brainchild of Big Punch Studios’ Jon Lock, we caught him on a rare […]

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“It seems a whole bunch of people out there are silly in their relationships in the same way as me” Sarah Graley on the secrets of a good diary comic in Our Super Adventure, plus Kim Reaper, Rick and Morty and more!

With books like Our Super Adventure, Pizza Witch and Kim Reaper, writer/artist Sarah Graley has become one of the rising stars of the UK scene and a regular at conventions all over the world. With recent announcements that Oni Press will be republishing Our Super Adventure, along with a new Kim Reaper comic called Vampire […]

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“I think a fox captures a sense of old wild nature, and also modern suburban life” Tim Bird on the hidden secrets in The Great North Wood from Avery Hill Publishing

Launching at the upcoming East London Comics Art Festival, Tim Bird’s latest offering from Avery Hill, The Great North Wood, has been met with a glowing review already. But we were keen to find out more about the secrets of this subtle and meandering read, so we thought we could get in touch with Tim in […]

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“The story of Man’s first step on the moon is such an amazing, exciting, drama-filled tale that we were surprised nobody had done it as a comic yet” Chris Baker and Matt Fitch on Apollo from SelfMadeHero

For their follow up to the gonzo world of Last Driver and the future gazing of Adventures in Science, Chris Baker and Matt Fitch of Dead Canary Comics have another out of this world story to tell, but one with a much more down to earth core to it – the Apollo moon landing. Teaming […]

When Are You Going To Get A Proper Job

“The aim was to keep the book’s messages accessible and easy to digest by mixing them up with story and humour” Richy K Chandler on When Are You Going To Get A Proper Job? and the perils of being a creative parent

Richy K. Chandlers’ When Are You Going To Get A Proper Job, the tale of a comic artists dad struggling to balance freelance life and fatherhood, was a title that really resonated with us, as it was very close to home. So we caught up with Richy to find out more about what inspired him […]

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“It can feel frustrating to be outside your comfort zone, but it’s so rewarding when you level up!” we catch up with Rachael Smith about Isabella and Blodwen and taking a risk with new crowd funding platform Unbound

One of our highlights from the recent Leamington Comic Con, was news of a new book from Wired Up Wrong‘s Rachael Smith called Isabella and Blodwen. As long time fans of her work, stretching back to the early days of House Party, we were super excited and even more intrigued to learn that not only […]