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British Comics' Best Kept Secret, Mark Stafford, Has Something For You
Whatever 2023 brings in terms of doom and despondency, bringing Mark Stafford's Salmonella Smorgasbordinto the world may make up for a lot of it. #gallery-2 { margin: auto; } #gallery-2 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-2 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-2 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ People aside from me who have backed the campaign include Gene[...]
IDW To Make Film/TV Show Out if Gary Spencer Millidge's Strangehaven
I have been reading Gary Spencer Millidge's Strangehaven for thirty years, give or take Part of the Dave Sim-inspired self-publishing boom of the early nineties, Millidge began self-publishing an artistically detailed drama about a man who comes to a village and for unknown reason cannot leave Compared to Twin Peaks and the X-Files, it including[...]
Gary Spencer Millidge on How The NHS Helps Comic Creators Too
Gary Spencer Millidge is one of the unsung heroes of British comic books he has been writing and drawing his comic book Strangehaven for around twenty-five years, recently being republished and continued by Soaring Penguin Press A story about a man who cannot leave the village he finds himself driving through, it crossed The Archers[...]
The Many Layers Of A Sherlock Cover
Gary Spencer Millidge posted to his blog today that he has two items in the December Previews magazine The first is Meanwhile… #5 from Soaring Penguin Press The second is the cover he did for Titan Comics Millidge did a video breakdown of how he put together the cover for Sherlock: The Blind Banker #2[...]
Comic Stores – Do Not Miss Out On Meanwhile #2
Featuring the return of Gary Spencer Millidge's Strangehaven and the debut of David Hine and Mark Stafford's The Bad Bad Place, it made an immediate impression on me and I was happy to include it in the Top 11 Best Comics Of 2014. IN 2015 however, it is making its way to the USA The first[...]
If You Only Order One Comic For February…
A colour anthology features the return of Strangehaven (with a special introduction to bring new readers nicely up to speed) by Gary Spencer Millidge, a far more disturbing take on The Addams Family by David Hine and Mark Stafford. I wrote a piece about it here. Here are the new solicits… MEANWHILE #1 SOARING PENGUIN (W/A) Gary Spencer Millidge &[...]
The Return Of Meanwhile And The Return Of Strangehaven, Reviewed
But the new Meanwhile… has something even more special. It has the return of Strangehaven. Strangehaven, by Gary Spencer Millidge, was the premier self published British comic book of its day, a cross between Twin Peaks, The Wicker Man, The Prisoner, The Archers and Big Numbers, telling a detailed tale of a village full of many interesting[...]
Gary Spencer Millidge's Strangehaven Returns In May, After Eight Years
But it's been eight years since the last issue of this cross between The Archers, The Wicker Man and Twin Peaks. It's Strangehaven, folks. That meticulously detailed self published comic from the nineties and noughties, in a English village that our protagonist was unable to leave, dealing with the masonic, the alien and the downright weird. And last[...]
Download One Alan Moore Biography For Free – And Win Another (UPDATED)
For his fiftieth birthday, Gary Spencer Millidge put out the anthology Alan Moore: Portrait Of An Extraordinary Gentleman I had a page in it Now, ten years later, Millidge has made his contribution which told Moore's life as a biographical comic, available free on the Sequential App for iOS devices, expanded, updated, remastered and resequenced[...]
Alan Moore: Storyteller – Review By Greg Baldino
Into this comparatively small pocket of biography and study (seriously, why is it you could staff a whole bookshop with books about Hitler and only prop up a wobbly table with anything on Brendan McCarthy?) comes Gary Spencer Millidge's Alan Moore: Storyteller, a lavish and exhaustive tome on Affable Al's life and work. Drawing from[...]
Preview: Spirit Of Hope
Creators involved include Natalie Abadzis, Nick Abadzis, Adrian Bamforth, Jasper Bark, Donna Barr, Jordie Bellaire, Paul H Birch, Bolt-01, Dan Boultwood, Mark Buckingham, Jim Campbell, Richmond Clements, Jason Cobley, Simon Coleby, Mike Collins, Martin Conaghan, Gary Crutchley, Glenn Dakin, Al Davison, Brandon DeStefano, Benjamin Dickson, Martin Eden, Mats Engesten, Gary Erskine, Al Ewing, Glenn B[...]
The Bumper Book Of Alan Moore
Why? Because he was delivering me this thing. Alan Moore: Storyteller is by Gary Spencer Millidge, long time friend of Alan Moore, creator of Strangehaven and author of Portrait Of An Extraordinary Gentleman, a Moore anthology I contributed towards around the time of his fiftieth birthday. But this is a very different kind of volume[...]