With much of the country covered in snow and ice, it was time for the UK comic scene to begin with True Believers Comic Festival 2019.
Tag: Nick Prolix
The Indie Cool List 2018 – in the latest issue of our indie comics magazine and small press fanzine, we celebrate 5 of the coolest indie creators in the world right now. They include: Kim Reaper’s Sarah Graley; Gateway City creator Russell Mark Olson; the creator of webcomic Mias and Elle, Jenny Clements; the brilliantly […]
A glorious venue, a beautiful sunny day and a great selection of comics to check out – you couldn’t have asked for a better set of circumstances for the fourth Leamington Comic Con. Our roving reporter Alex Thomas heads up the M5 for weekend of small press comics in a truly unique setting.
“It’s all down to the denizens of a little corner of north London with their beehives and big quiffs!” Nick Prolix on the appeal of making cockney webcomics for Slang Pictorial and the perils of Kickstarter
We’ve been huge fans of Nick Prolix’s retro cockney webcomic The Sheep And The Wolves since it was a few pages old, but this week sees him bring the third volume of their collected adventures to Kickstarter with his all new Slang Pictorial #3. We catch up with Nick to find out why he is […]
Dan Butcher. Vince Hunt. Tony Esmond. Together they form the Awesome Comics Podcast, a motley bunch of small press comic creators whose weekly broadcast has grown into an essential backbone of the UK small press community. Now, the trio have taken their brand a step further with Awesome Comics #1, an anthology featuring stories from […]
“Art is a therapeutic technique that I used myself while being treated in the hospital and I wanted to provide this experience for children in the same position” Aaron Rackley talks about Little Heroes Comics kits and their new anthology
We always love discovering a story about how comics can help people, as well as entertain, and so Little Heroes project really warmed our hearts on these cold January days. Set up by Aaron Rackley, they provide packs of resources for kids in hospitals to help them make comics, but this month they are taking […]
“It’s shaped by my nostalgia for that post-war British popular culture more than the historical reality of the period” Nick Prolix reveals all about his 60s set webcomic The Sheep And The Wolves and Slang Pictorial
Set in the seedy underbelly of 60s London, Nick Prolix’s webcomic The Sheep And The Wolves and it’s print spin-off Slang Pictorial, mixes vintage crime and newspaper strip capers as be-quiffed hitman Jimmy struts around town impressing the birds and trying to make a name for himself as an underworld player. Having met up with Nick at True Believers, […]
For our third look at this past weekend’s True Believers Comic Festival, we are going to take a glimpse at what life was like behind the table, as editor Alex Thomas makes his convention debut with Pipedream Comics and an Indie Shocase special edition of The Pull List!
Set in the seedy underbelly of London in the swinging 60s, Nick Prolix’s webcomic The Sheep And The Wolves takes a unique look at the familiar subject of Cockney gangsters. But will his tale of Jimmy the debt collector be the leader of the pack, or just another wold in sheep’s clothing?