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British Comic Shop Comic Releases (30th July 2014) – Walter the Wobot back in 2000AD

100th Anniversary Special: Guardians Of The Galaxy #1

Here’s a list of comics – both US and UK releases – on sale in specialist UK comic shops from tomorrow, Wednesday 30th July 2014, courtesy of First Age Comics, Lancaster. We’ve picked out the titles published by British publishers in bold below, or titles with a British connection we’re aware of.

Releases include 2000AD Issue 1892, which pays tribute to the comic’s first art editor, Jan…

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Warren Ellis and Michael Allred collaborate on official “Story of Bacardí” graphic novel

Yes, we did a bit of a double take too when we heard this, but it’s true. Two of the most iconic names in the world of graphic novels – writer Warren Ellis and artist Michael Allred – have been brought together for the first time by Bacardi rum to create The Spirit of Bacardí, a graphic novel that tells the stories behind the brand…

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Breakdown Press gear up for first Safari Festival in London

Safari Festival Poster

Breakdown Press, a London-based comics publisher, have organised a new, free Safari Festival. The event will take place Saturday 30th August at Studio 2, the new Shoreditch gallery space of London-based creative agency, Protein.

Primarily focused on comics, the organisers hop the Festival will enable attendees to experience the best of UK comics’ “avant-garde”. The artists exhibiting have been…

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Last Call for artists to pitch at Ligatura 2014 and perhaps get published

Ligatura 2014

The organisers of Poland’s Ligatura Comics Festival have issued a last call for pitches from artists for Ligatura 2014, with selected artists getting the chance to travel to Poland to pitch their work. You’ll have to be quick, though, because submissions must be received by 28th July 2014.

Ligatura Pitchings 2014” is a series of meetings of artists in Poznań, Poland, with an international…

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In Review: Seconds by Bryan Lee O’Malley

Seconds by Bryan Lee O'Malley

Written and drawn by Bryan Lee O’Malley
Drawing Assistant: Jason Fischer
Colour: Nathan Fairbairn
Lettering: Dustin Harbin
UK Publisher: SelfMadeHero
Out: 14th August 2014

The Book: The highly anticipated new standalone full-colour graphic novel from Bryan Lee O’Malley, author and artist of the hugely bestselling Scott Pilgrim graphic novel series.

Katie’s got it pretty good. She’s a talented…

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