Every month in ComicScene magazine we write a column about a particular issue to do with indie and small press comics. For volume 2 issue 1 (now on sale here) we looked at 10 fantastic small press friendly comic conventions that we’re looking forward to in 2019.
Unless you are backed by the big boys at DC or Marvel, getting your comic to market can be almost as hard as coming up with the idea in the first place. Small press print runs still cost money, even if you run your new mag off and staple it yourself — and then you […]
Behind The Table: 9 essential tips for a having succesful comic convention, with Penned Guin’s Alan Henderson
With the convention scene now in full swing, Alan Henderson, creator of webcomic Penned Guin shared these 9 essential convention tips over at the Awesome Comics Talk Facebook Group and he kindly agreed to let us share them with you here too. He told us he has learnt each of these from being on both sides of the […]
The world is a pretty crazy place right now, but If you’re worried about everything going to hell in a hand basket, then just remember, things could be worse – what if the USA was ruled by Man vs. Rock’s Buck Stone – well thanks to the MvsR guys here’s the answer to your nightmares!!
“When I’m giving my thoughts on a finished article then comic creators deserve my respect” James Blundell on the responsibility of reviewing indie comics
The nature of what makes a good review of an indie comic has been a major topic of conversation on social media in the UK indie scene this week after a particularly damning review went viral. Our regular reviewer James Blundell takes a look at the perils of reviewing small press and outlines his own personal […]
We don’t normally get involved in politics, but with recent events in the UK reaching far beyond the polling booths and the palace of Westminster, we sent our intrepid reporter Olly MacNamee to look at the impact that a Vote to Leave The EU, has had on the UK Comic Community. He talks to comic creators and comic con […]
In mid January, comics writer and columnist Joe Glass posted a question on his Twitter feed which went along the lines of ‘what DC comic would I be most suited to write if asked?’ This was a question I responded to, starting a discussion which ended at True Believers between us about what he would […]
As part of their recent ‘Classics’ month the folk at CrimeFictionLover website asked our editor Alex Thomas to pick out 10 of his favourite classic crime graphic novels that are available digitally. He picked out a range of all-time classics along with some modern masterpieces and you read the full line-up here. Do you agree […]
What started as a quirky movie night has morphed into a multimedia live action extravaganza that mat just be the ultimate fan experience. We take a rebellious journey to a galaxy far far away for Secret Cinema The Empire Strikes Back
After months of rumours of last minute reshoots, we have finally been treated to a first look at Fox’s new Fantastic Four movie trailer. The trailer does not show us much, but what it does show us is markedly different from the previous FF movie. Inevitably the internet has exploded with bile and hyperbole about what […]