Hunt Emerson



Kickstarter From The Heart: Blood Red Moon And Hunt Emersons Hot Jazz

Kickstarter From The Heart: Blood Red Moon And Hunt Emerson's Hot Jazz

Something tells me it may well reach its goal quite soon, having already received half the amount already.And now for something completely different: Hunt Emerson’s Hot Jazz.For me, growing into adolescence during the 1980’s and all that entails, the name of Hunt Emerson is synonymous with Firkin The Cat and a certain top-shelf title of[...]

When A School Organized A Comic Con In Birmingham

When A School Organized A Comic Con In Birmingham

Something I am already considering at the High School I work at come the autumn term.Joining him were the local talents of Laura Howell (The Beano) and British comic book alumni, Hunt Emerson (Calculus The Cat), who were kept busy all afternoon drawing portraits and cartoon characters relentlessly Indeed, so busy were they I could[...]

Birmingham Comics Festival: A Con With Passion and Heart

Birmingham Comics Festival: A Con With Passion and Heart

This certainly was not guilty of ignoring the skills that pay the bills, the creators themselves.With nearly 2000 fans descending on the cricket ground’s conference facilities, this larger than expected crowd once through the door were welcomed by a flood of comic book artists and writers of the caliber of Ian Edginton (Stickleback), Steve Pugh[...]

The Birmingham Comic Festival Arrives In April 2015 With A Promising Guestlist

The Birmingham Comic Festival Arrives In April 2015 With A Promising Guestlist

There’s more.What about Hellblazer and Dr Who artist, Al Davidson? Or, The Beano alumni, Lew Stringer and Laura Howell (Uncle Grandpa)? What about British comic book indie-comic legend, Hunt Emerson? Also appearing and marking his debut at a British comic con, painter Lucio Parrillo (Vampirella, Heavy Metal Magazine) This is just the tip of the[...]

Dawn Of The Unread: Zombies And Interactive Comics In The Classroom

Dawn Of The Unread: Zombies And Interactive Comics In The Classroom

Lawrence (Lady Chatterley’s Lover) and was presented by British underground comics legend, Hunt Emerson and his partner-in-crime, writer Kevin Jackson, and depicted a D H Lawrence that also fought the zombie hordes of Hell on the side when he wasn’t travelling the world and writing D H Lawrence, Zombie Hunter is available now to read[...]

World War I Trench Poets Illustrated By Host Of Comics Greats In Above The Dreamless Dead

World War I Trench Poets Illustrated By Host Of Comics Greats In Above The Dreamless Dead

Luke Pearson, Hunt Emerson, Simon Gane, Sammy Harkham, and Kevin Huizsenga take on the “The Call To War” section, adapting poems by the likes of Thomas Hardy, Charles Sorley, and Francis Edward Ledwidge who chronicle the beginnings of the conflict through prose Throughout each of the sections there’s a soldier’s song illustrated by Emerson, whose[...]

Hunt Emersons Calculating Ploy

Hunt Emerson's Calculating Ploy

I first saw the work of Hunt Emerson on an album cover (I think) owned by my grandfather, with episodes of the 1950s radio show The Goons. I fell in love with his interpretations of the characters, as well as his use of line, his lettering and his mad Tex Avery-style poses of the characters[...]

Batman Day: What Will You Be Doing On July 23rd To Celebrate

Batman Day: What Will You Be Doing On July 23rd To Celebrate?

Nostalgia and Comics do this quite a bit, with monthly meetings at nearby watering holes that can often see you drinking alongside the likes of Hunt Emerson, Laura Howell and John McCrea When I first moved to Brum over a decade ago, it was their friendliness that won me over and I know this is[...]

Neil Gaimans Lost Comics For Free And For Charity

Neil Gaiman's Lost Comics, For Free, And For Charity

Knockabout Comics and graphic novel app SEQUENTIAL are publishing a digital collection of Neil Gaiman’s ‘lost’ comic strips from the 1980s for free - and it's in aid of charity.Neil Gaiman's Lost Tales will feature collaborations with Bryan Talbot, Dave McKean and more with a rare interview conducted in the eighties, Gaiman’s original typed notes for Sandman, sample[...]

A Forgotton Jam By Alan Moore Dave Gibbons Melinda Gebbie Grant Morrison Bryan Talbot Clive Barker Mark Buckingham Glenn Fabry Duncan Fegredo Hunt Emerson and Phil Elliott

A Forgotton Jam By Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, Melinda Gebbie, Grant Morrison, Bryan Talbot, Clive Barker, Mark Buckingham, Glenn Fabry, Duncan Fegredo, Hunt Emerson and Phil Elliott

Contributors to the print include Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, Grant Morrison, Bryan Talbot, Clive Barker, Mark Buckingham, Glenn Fabry, Duncan Fegredo, Melinda Gebbie, Hunt Emerson and Phil Elliott The artists' proof he's reproducing it from has been on his wall for nearly a quarter-century, but until now it's been published only in the programme for[...]

The History of Foyles In Comic Book Form

The History of Foyles In Comic Book Form

from the likes of Steven Appleby, John Miers, Karrie Fransman, Hunt Emerson, JAKe, Bryan Talbot, Woodrow Phoenix, Oliver East, Krent Able, Hannah Berry, Rob Davis, Donya Todd and Rian HughesSo I photographed it all on my iPad, for those who can't make it down.[...]

Sunday Runaround &#8211 The Writers Room

Sunday Runaround – The Writers' Room

Meanwhile, Hunt Emerson reminded us of his inventiveness and skills as satirist with his version of Dante's Inferno In France, Emerson is included among the 75 European Masters of Cartooning of the 20th Century by the Centre Nationale de la Bande Dessinee et de l'Image He is a significant creative force who deserves far more[...]

Hunt Emersons Dantes Inferno &#8211 A Just Reward For Being Good

Hunt Emerson's Dante's Inferno – A Just Reward For Being Good

I remember Tony Bennett of Knockabout saying that Hunt Emerson was hard at work on this back in 2006 A graphic novella adaptation of Dante's Inferno, by one of the modern masters of cartooning Hunt Emerson.And it's everything you'd hope for It is in two ways, a serious, accurate and specific adaptation of the original text,[...]

Nelson And Her Armada Of Fifty Four Creators

Nelson And Her Armada Of Fifty Four Creators

Paul Grist, Rob Davis, Woodrow Phoenix, Ellen Lindner, Jamie Smart, Gary Northfield, Sarah McIntyre, Suzy Varty, Sean Longcroft, Warwick Johnson–Cadwell, Luke Pearson, Paul Harrison–Davies, Katie Green, Paul Peart–Smith, Glyn Dillon, I.N.J.Culbard, John Allison, Philip Bond, D’Israeli, Simone Lia, Darryl Cunningham, Jonathan Edwards, Ade Salmon, Kate Charlesworth, Warren Pleece, Kristyna Baczynski, HARVEYJAMES, Rian Hughes, Sean Phillips[...]