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 […]
It has been a stellar year for indie and small press comics. After a hard fought public vote we are pleased to announce the Indie Comic of the Year 2017 is.
“I imagined how much worse life would be if I was living in a house on stilts” Alex Potts talks flooding and futility It’s Cold In The River At Night from Avery Hill Publishing
We’ve had those moment where we want to try a new career direction and it hasn’t worked out, but in It’s Cold In The River At Night, the new book from Alex Potts and Avery Hill, our hero Carl takes on the challenge of building coffins for a surly local craftsmen, and gets much more than […]
“I’ve been saying for a while that ‘someone’ needs to find an alternative model for selling comics… ‘someone’ didn’t listen, so I figured I better try!” Simon Russell on why he is launching indie comics store Comic Pop Up in Brighton this May
On Sunday May 13th in Brighton, Comic Pop Up, a new indie comics shop will be debuting in the Hanover Pub as part of Brighton Arts Festival. It’s a pop up shop, stocking some of the best indie and small press comics in the UK (including our very own The Pull List) and is the […]
The new issue of indie comics fanzine The Pull List is out now for just £0.99 from our digital store! This issue we look at the world of crowd-funding with our Kickstarter Secrets special! Kickstarter has become an essential part of the indie comics scene, so to find out more about how our favourite creators make the most of […]
Back in August we spoke to Leigh Jaffrey, about her new venture ComixCentral which was designed to be an indie comics hub designed to bring all the disparate elements of the indie world in to one happy family. Well after months of beta testing and public forums ComixCentral has finally gone live we hear from Leigh […]
“It’s a celebration of the work we’ve done so far” Rob Jones and Mike Sambrook tell all about the Papercuts and Inkstains Collected Edition on Kickstarter
Those shy and retiring chaps from Madius Comics are back with a new Kickstarter, collecting together the first 7 issues of their 6-part anthology Papercuts and Inkstains. So what can we expect in the collection of their superb anthology? Well, funny you should ask as writer Rob Jones and Mike Sambrook are always up for a chat […]
This week’s indie round-up features a gun-toting child in 18th century Lincoln in Midnight Butterfly, the latest instalment of Reckless Hero’s all action Operation Boom, and the surreal post-event world of Jack Lothian and Garry Mac’s Tomorrow.
“Had I been left to my own devices the comic would likely be full of space suit fart jokes and little else” Chris Baldie talks Space Captain
We have a chat with Space Captain artist Chris Baldie to find out the secrets of the last man in the universe, and discover why he has such an awesome tash!
A time travelling secret agent with a cat’s head (who only ever says the phrase RAWR) takes on a despicable Soviet general with intergalactic evil plans in this week’s pick of Kickstarter. This crazy premise is the set-up for the superbly titled Time Cheetah, from writers Carlos Guzman and Alejandro Verdugo and artists Matt Cossin & […]