It's my gaff. My manor. My part of the world. The London Super Comic Con, the largest comic convention in the UK that's dedicated to comic books, is happening next weekend at the ExCel Centre. Bob Layton once told me that he earned more money at that show than any other. It's where the wallets […]
By Olly MacNamee. A monthly review spotlighting the best titles the UK indie press has to offer. Bloodfellas (Markosia) Christopher Marlowe and the Bards of Nementon (Markosia) Nero Sphinx: Back In The Game (Future Quake Press) Bloodfellas Writer: Jasper Bark Artist: Mick Trimble Set against a depressing, crime-riddled 1930's where organized crime rules the streets […]
We have a green light on 2 of the 7 QV Universe titles. Looking for the right mainstream publisher and the right fitting film production c… — GM Jordan (@GM_Jordan) January 22, 2012 GM Jordan works as Group Editor for British graphic novel publishers Markosia, who both publish my Flying Friar and Royal Wedding comics. […]
Even if you haven't read Robert Chambers' The King In Yellow, it's possible that you may be more recently aware of this nineteeth century collection of short stories, courtesy of the many references made towards it in the TV series True Detective. But if the thought of reading all those words book is just too much […]
Robert Randle writes for Bleeding Cool: Let me be honest with you. I want you to read my book. Bleeding Cool has asked that I use this space to write something personal, and if I'm going to do that then of course I want to try to write something compelling… and the only thing that's […]
Next month is the London Super Comic Con. I'll be there, with Dan Hart, to report back for Bleeding Cool. But we get a sneak peek today. With Project Luna: 1957 by Martin Hayes and Jim Boswell, launching at the show from Markosia.
Bleeding Cool, understands that the supernatural mystery comic Hope Falls, by Tony Lee and Dan Boultwood has been optioned by Future Films, one of the production companies behind such recent films as The American and The Eagle, with an eye to starting production in the near future. Hope Falls is a comic about a girl […]
Diamond, it seems, have delayed shipping the Bluewater royal wedding comic to comic book stores next week. I can feel publisher Darren Davis' pain, I really can. The book may be competition for my own, but considering the amount of publicity he's organised, he must ache when he sees comic stores without the comic in […]
Channel 4 have produced a series called Katie: My Beautiful Friends. Here is their official blurb: Katie Piper sets out on an extraordinary journey to use her personal experience to help rebuild the lives and confidence of people like her who are fighting for normality while living with a disfigurement. Piper's personal experience, if you […]
Rule Britannia! Britannia waives the rules! Artist Gary Erskine, Letterer/Designer Ian Sharman, Colourist Owen Jollands and myself spent this afternoon meeting the world's press and signing copies of our royal wedding comics for adoring fans. And, yes, I looked an absolute tit wearing this thing, but I was Forbidden Planet's meat puppet and happy to […]
From Markosia in June, comes Tony Lee and Dan Boultwood's ultimate oversized version of their supernatural murder mystery comic Hope Falls, from Markosia, packed with all sorts of extras no doubt. And from that cover, they really are going for name recognition. Aside from Tony's and Dan's names of course.
Harker is the upcoming graphic novel sequel to Dracula by Tony Lee, Neil Van Antwerpen and Peter-David Douglas. It has the slightly spurious honour of being the only Dracula sequel approved of by a member of the Bram Stoker family, Dacre Stoker, but that's a temporary thing. I reckon I could do my own sequel […]