Monday, 30 April 2012
Thursday, 26 April 2012
Romantic Mayhem Anthology
I really enjoyed this Irish anthology. A lot of the stories are parodies of Romance comics, and they nearly always make me laugh. It's a good funny subject to choose. It's a nice thick little book, and nearly all in colour too.
'What's Roy Thinking?' by Paddy Brown and Gar Shanley made me laugh, and it looks exactly right for the comics it's trying to parody. I really like the drawing. I enjoyed 'This Never Heavenly Heart' by Cathal Duggan about faded Southern Belles. The art reminded me a bit of Michael Kupperman and the story made me laugh again. 'Perfect Nadine' by Ian Pettitt was funny too. I really enjoyed John Robbins story 'All the Way', its quite a sweet story for him. John Robbins and Philip Barrett's text story 'Hand in Marriage' was very creepy indeed and sticks in your mind unpleasantly. And I also enjoyed 'Star Crossed Love' by Deidre de Barra and Gar Shanley which made me laugh again, and had art that looked just right too. The other stories were all pretty good as well.
A very good anthology and highly recommended, here's the website for it so you can have a look.
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Labels: comic recommendations, irish small press
Monday, 23 April 2012
Bakers Van From 'Jackson Family Comics'
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Monday, 16 April 2012
Little Bit of Page Forty Five of 'Jackson Family Stories'
Here's a row of panels from page forty five of my new comic, showing part of a thrilling game of billiards.
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Monday, 9 April 2012
A Bit of Page Forty Two of 'Jackson Family Stories'
Here's a long panel from page forty two of my new comic, 'Jackson Family Stories'. I'm just drawing page forty five today.
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Sunday, 8 April 2012
Kyle Baddeley - Silent V #5
Kyle Baddeley has brought out issue 5 of his series 'Silent V'. It's a bumper thirty page issue with a one off back up story called 'Flotsam and Jetsam' as well as the continuing story from the other issues. The main story is getting near to the end now and I am very interested to see how it all ends. His drawings getting better and better as this series goes along. Here's some reviews of the other issues from Optical Sloth.
He's done a little review of my 'It's a Man's Life in the Ice Cream Business' here on his blog as we swop comics, and would like to review other comics if people would like to send him them.
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Labels: comic recommendations, ice cream comic
Thursday, 5 April 2012
Comics Prices Rising
I'm going to have to up the prices on the comics in my online shop at the end of the month due to the huge increases in the price of stamps. So if you would like any of my comics it'd be a good idea to buy them before the 28th of April at the old cheap prices. I think I'll have to put 50p on the price of most of the comics to cover costs.
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Labels: comics for sale
Monday, 2 April 2012
Page 38 and 39 of 'Jackson Family Stories'
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Page 36 and 37 of 'Jackson Family Stories'
Here's pages 36 and 37 of my new comic. As they are A3 sized I have scanned them in half at a time. This story is about my great grandad Claud Jackson.
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Sunday, 1 April 2012
I've booked my table for the Leeds Thoughtbubble Comics Festival in November. My plan is to have my new 'Jackson Family Stories' comic all printed up and for sale there.
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Labels: comic festivals
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