This year’s Comic Con essential event is the ‘Summer Variant’ – there’s True Believers’ in August, but first it’s the turn of the International Comic Expo (ICE) and their Brighton event on June 10th. So if you’re heading to the coast that weekend and fancy heading to a convention featuring some of the biggest names in British […]
Tag: Dave Gibbons
For those of us, like us, who may have drifted away from the thrill powered weekly that is 2000AD, watching Future Shock! The Story of 2000 AD is a great way to get back in touch with a comic that meant so much to many of our formative years back in the day.
Dave Gibbons futuristic motion book franchise unleashes another brutal instalment with Treatment Seoul, and sees yet another group risk their lives for TV audiences. But will this incarnation be ratings success or face cancellation from the airwaves?
Madefire, creators of the Pipedream Comics Digital Comic of the Year 2012 and the 5-star rated Madefire App for iOS, have announced they have closed $5.2 million in Series A funding, meaning the future of their unique brand of motion books like Captain Stone is Missing, Mono and Treatment is looking very bright.
Compared to the cerebral musings of Sharp and Sienkewiecz’s The Greek Interpreter, Dave Gibbons’ latest is not so much a shot in the arm for digital comics its a full blown punch to the face!
“Digital lends itself to short form, episodic, tactile, visual reading – in short comics!” Part 2 of our exclusive interview with Madefire’s Ben Wolstenholme
Earlier this week we grilled Madefire‘s Ben Wolstenholme about the secrets behind the creation of his man-monster MONO and his series The Old Curiosity Shop, but what about the man himself? Where does he see Madefire heading in the next 12 months, how does it impact upon his agency Moving Brands and how the hell did he get […]
News: Old meets new as Madefire expands Motion Book lineup with Sherlock Holmes, Paradise Lost, and lost pulp adventure Mono: Prospero Rising
If you’ve read our exclusive interview with Ben Wolstenhome then you’ll know that Madefire has not only redefined digital comics with their unique brand of Motion Books but were also included in The App Store’s Best of 2012 list as well as securing the inaugural ‘Digital Comic of the Year 2012’ from this very site for […]
“At every stage I am trying to think of the end-reader experience” Madefire’s Ben Wolstenholme talks motion books, Mono and more!
In the world of Madefire motion books, Ben Wolstenholme is often the forgotten man, cast into the shadow of comic luminaries Liam Sharp and Dave Gibbons – however he is every bit as vital to the company’s success as his more famous co-founders. If Sharp and Gibbons are Lennon and McCartney then Wolstenholme is George Harrison […]
After a brief sojourn to Mexico City, Dave Gibbons’ incredibly versatile Treatment franchise returns to the streets of Tokyo and onto the Madefire app in another action packed instalment. With stunning art from Kinman Chan and a script from Robbie Morrison, Treatment Tokyo is already one of the slickest and most impressive titles on the Madefire roster […]
We always love the arrival of new Madefire titles, and this month we have had not one but two new installments of Dave Gibbon’s brilliant Treatment series. If you’ve not checked it out before, Treatment is a global televisual phenomenon whereupon the guilty are judged live on TV for the pleasure of an increasingly blood-thirsty audience. […]