John Allison’s Eisner Award winning series throws out the rulebook for a cricket inspired 50th issue.
As UK comics institution The Beano celebrates it’s 80th birthday, and 2000 AD it’s 40th last year, the subject of ‘the state of British comics’ has become a real hot button issue online. As people lament the lack of newsstand presence for British comics and claim the the UK comics scene is in decline, we […]
The nominees have been announced for the Eisner Awards 2016 – the annual comics awards bash held at San Diego Comic Con – and it features a fantastic selection of creators, many of whom have featured here on the site including: Stu (SutuEatsFlies) Campbell for his wonderful webcomic These Memories Won’t Last; Tillie Walden for […]
“It’s entirely possible I’ll run out of ideas down the line, but that’s the challenge!” John Allison on perils of the ongoing Giant Days series as well as hellish new webcomic Mordawwa!
One of our favourite encounters at London Super Comic Con 2016 was with Bad Machinery’s creator John Allison, who filled us in on the latest comings and goings of the wonderful Esther, Daisy and Susan from Giant Days, as well as showing us an exclusive look at his epic new webcomic Mordawwa! We share with you […]
Thanks to the rise of digital comics the indie and small press world is flourishing and every month we round-up the best indie digital comics available via apps like Sequential, as well looking at online webcomics and those available via small press publisher’s websites. It wasn’t easy to choose just 10 so let us know which you’d […]
Slice of university life, Giant Days #1 is brought together by John Allison (Scary Go Round) and Lissa Treiman (Disney Feature Animation), promising to be a light-hearted comedy with cute character designs. Starring three new friends Susan, Esther and Daisy, can Giant Days stand up to mainstream giants, or will it simply fade into obscurity?
It’s been another outstanding year for ComiXology’s indie publishing arm Submit. With hundreds of titles published every month, there has never been a better time to publish digitally or get into reading independent digital comics. Not every great comic this year has been published by one of the big three, so in case you missed any of these […]
There were so many amazing digital comics on sale in 2014, from major publishers to up and coming indies and we really struggled to condense our favourites list down to just the Top 10 Digital Comics of 2014. So here are the honourable mentions, the ones who, despite their awesome-ness, didn’t quite make the shortlist for Digital Comic […]
“I tried to write something that felt emotionally real, even if the events weren’t particularly grounded.” John Allison’s Giant Days, student societies and digital comics
John Allison’s Giant Days is the tale of 3 misfit female students and was originally conceived as a plan b in case his main book, Bad Machinery, didn’t work out. However now on it’s 3rd issue it has become a superb comic slice of life that will resonate with anyone who misses those heady days […]
Best of ComiXology Submit: Giant Days #3, Love Machines #2, Scooter and The Unauthorized Biography of Winston Churchill: A Documentary #1
This week’s Best of ComiXology Submit features: John Allison’s trio of student misfits in Giant Days #3; a tale of romance and inanimate objects in Josh Trujillo’s Love Machines #2; surreal cyclical sci-fi in Scooter; and the most bizarre historical bio you’ll ever read in The Unauthorized Biography of Winston Churchill: A Documentary #1.