roger langridge Archives

The Launch of Mark Stafford's Salmonella Smorgasbord
This week he launched the book at the London Cartoon Museum, with all sorts of folk in attendance, Garth Ennis, Roger Langridge, Oscar Zarate, Jason Atomic, Lucy Sullivan, Tim Pilcher, Ed Ilya, Paul Gravett, Tony Bennett, Jess Kemp, Zoom Rockman, David Hine, Rian Hughes and more, to celebrate Martl's glossy-papered achievement.  Here is his three-minute[...]
Frankie Boyle & Josie Long Come To The Lakes Comic Art Festival 2023
Age guidance: 14+ Running time: 1hr 40 mins Other comic creators attending include Chris Askham, Yomi Ayeni, Sayra Begum, Clark Bint, Tim Bird, Lewis Campbell, Jon Davis, Pete Doree, Phil Elliott, Emma Evans, Ed Firth, Simon Furman, Steven Fraser, Warwick Fraser-Coombe, Jessika Green, Lyndsey Green, Katie Handley, Isabel Hatherall, Jack Harvey, Luke Hyde, Jenika Ioffreda, Owen[...]
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[...]
Captain Fishbeard book - Fishbeard and Friends
This book features art and stories from LOADS of different creators though and has a truly vast range of art styles." Fishbeard and Friends will feature the following comic book creators, a number of whom will be at Thought Bubble – Aaron Rackley, Alejandro Rosado, Andy Hanks,  Charles H Raymond, Clark Bint, Dan Butcher, Dan Whitehead,[...]
Dave Sim, John Byrne, Jules Feiffer & Al Jafee Join Popeye Kickstarter
The project includes pin-ups from contributors such as Adventure Time storyboard artist Derek Ballard, The New Yorker's Roz Chast, The Book of Life director and painter Jorge Guiterrez, comic artist Kelley Jones, and Sam & Max creator Steve Purcell, as well as comic strips by cartoonist Jeffrey Brown, Cat Farris, Dean Haspiel, Erica Henderson, Shin[...]
Things To Do In London If You Like Comics: July 2022 Edition
Alice Oseman describes the book as candid writing, with playful artwork, and a riotous and a fearlessly real story of figuring out that you're trans – this book will bring hope and comfort to so many. Thursday , 7th of July Troopers, Central London, inquire here. Friday, 8th of July London Film & Comic Con, Hammersmith Olympia, London, From[...]
Lots Of Money To Be Made This Weekend At Thought Bubble In Harrogate
Mure Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou Hamish Steele Rachael Stott Jack Teagle Zoe Thorogood James Tynion IV Ram V Christian Ward War and Peas Ronald Wimberly John Allison Kristyna Baczynski David Barnett Ricardo Bessa Ted Brandt Nick Brokenshire Kit Buss Iban Coello Paul Cornell Fernando Dagnino Dani Paul Davidson Michael Dialynas Jonathan Edwards Tom Eglington Gary Erskine Al Ewing Ingrid Gala Joe Glass Paul Goodenough Abigail Harding Luke Healy Peter Hogan Marc Laming Roger Langridge Stephanie Lavaud John Lees Rachel Luckett Robert Luckett David Mack Guillem March Helena Masellis Leah Moore Tomeu Morey Helen Mullane Guillermo Ortego Zu Orzu Gerald Parel Sean Phillips Casey Parsons John Reppion Mike Perkins Jacob Phillips Jamie[...]
Bill And Ted Are Doomed - But Are Better Than The Film
A couple of weeks after the Bill And Ted Face The Music came out, Dark Horse Comics published Bill and Ted Are Doomed, a comic book with a creative dream team – co-creator of Bill and Ted and screenwriter Ed Solomon, the original writer/artist of the much-acclaimed Bill And Ted comic book from Marvel and[...]
Bill And Ted Are Doomed #1 Out Tomorrow: Preview
As Bill And Ted return with Face The Music – we are also seeing a comic book turn, a new Bill And Ted series written by Evan Dorkin, who created the Marvel series that was a real comic book highlight of the nineties, along with the movie co-creator snd writer Ed Solomon, and drawn by[...]
Everyone Should Be Following Roger Langridge on Instagram
I first became aware of the work of cartoonist Roger Langridge when I was a kid, with his comic book Knuckles The Malevolent Nun, Frankenstein Meets Shirley Temple and Zoot, all pretty edgy-but-silly stuff.  But then I saw his Doctor Who art, and I even got to publish his Bill The Clown in my own[...]
Evan Dorkin and Roger Langridge Bring Bill & Ted Back to Comics
Merging the anarchy of Milk and Cheese with the pop-cultural deep dives of Pirate Corps, it took what was genuinely a better-than-it-ought-to-be series of Bill & Ted movies and gave us a comic book series that was even sillier, funnier and surprisingly heart warming, amongst the time/dimension-travelling and robot-building insanity. Now that we are getting a new movie, Bill &[...]
hawkman (2)
But to be fair, at a time like this, is it an unreasonable conclusion to come to About Hawkman spreading the plague, I mean. Because it also reminded me of a dream that Roger Langridge had, and added to his amazing shutdown feed on Instagram, detailing the daily moments of living in shutdown as a cartoonist[...]
criminy cover
Dark Horse announced via press release Wednesday that they will publish a new original graphic novel by writer Ryan Ferrier and artist Roger Langridge called Criminy in September Described as a "humorous, absurd tale about a family on the run," the book's synposis is below: Criminy follows Daggum Criminy as his peaceful life is suddenly interrupted[...]
Roger Langridge On Why Betty Boop Is Still Relevant
All-new adventures of Betty Boop (with her pals Koko the Clown and Bimbo.) came to Dynamite Entertainment from award-winning writer Roger Langridge and artist Gisele Lagace The cover art here is by the great Howard Chaykin. Now those comics have been collected for Betty's fans in a new TPB edition. Below, writer Roger Langridge discusses his fascination[...]
Writer's Commentary – Roger Langridge On Wrapping Up Betty Boop
Dynamite has sent us a  Writer's Commentary by Roger Langridge for Betty Boop #4, the series finale, on sale now Cover by Langridge and interiors by Gisele Lagace. Page 1 A tone-setting splash page, with the essential elements of the story to come all laid out This month it's movies and fiery pits, and a theme of[...]
Writer's Commentary – Roger Langridge Breaksdown Betty Boop #3
Dynamite Entertainment has sent over Roger Langridge's Writer's Commentary for Betty Boop #3 which hit stands last week. Langridge did the cover below while the interiors are by Gisele Lagace. Page 1 As a way of setting the tone for each issue, I wanted the opening splash page to resemble a 1930s movie poster. It sort of duplicates the[...]
A Writer's Commentary: Roger Langridge talks Betty Boop #1
A Writer's Commentary: Roger Langridge talks Betty Boop #1, on sale now from Dynamite. cover by the great Howard Chaykin and interiors by Gisele Lagace. Page 1 When I wrote this story, I still had no idea who the artist was going to be, but the image I had in my head for the splash page was of[...]
Roger Langridge Tries To Tap Into The Dream-Logic Of Cartoons
Writer Roger Langridge talks to Byron Brewer about re-establishing and modernizing the classic Fleisher character Betty Boop and what if any censorship he has to put on himself The cover art in this article are by Langridge and J Bone. BYRON BREWER: Roger, with issue #3 of Betty Boop, on sale in December, you have really[...]
Empowering A 1930's Icon – Roger Langridge Talks Betty Boop
The return of 1930's animated icon Betty Boop continues as Roger Langridge talks about empowering the famous flapper while keeping the elements that made her a hit Covers for the second issue of the new Dynamite series are by Langrdige and J Bone. BYRON BREWER: Roger, you have told me that you want to keep the[...]
Staying In The 30's – Roger Langridge Keeps What Makes Betty Boop Iconic
Former Popeye writer Roger Langridge will be writing the new series for Dynamite and talked with Byron Brewer about the direction for the comic and just what form the original cartoons we're going to see Covers are by Howard Chaykin, series artist Gisele Lagace and Langridge himself. BYRON BREWER: Is any cartoon property more iconic than Betty[...]
Roger Langridge And Gisèle Lagace Revive Betty Boop With Dynamite At San Diego
This October the publisher will be printing brand new adventures of Betty Boop (with her pals Koko the Clown and Bimbo) from writer Roger Langridge (The Muppets), artist Gisèle Lagacé (Archie) and colourist Maria Victoria Robado Join Betty as she works at the Oop-A-Doop Club, dreams of hitting the big-time, looks after her old Grampy… and[...]
Sherlock Holmes? Mrs. Hudson? The Baker Street Peculiars Is A Fun Read
Today brings the release of The Baker Street Peculiars from KaBOOM! Written by Roger Langridge, with art by Andy Hirsch, this tale takes place in 1930s London What's the problem? Giant stone lion statues are coming to life, messing up the city Who's there to solve the mystery? Well, it would appear to be Sherlock Holmes[...]
Roger Langridge's Female Sherlock Holmes Comic For Boom! Studios Next Year
I've been a fan of the work of cartoonist Roger Langridge for decades I even published him in the mid-nineties, a strip called Bill The Clown in those old X-Flies comics One legal letter later and he was Fred The Clown. In recent years, Langridge has been working on a number of comics with Boom! Studios starting[...]
A Love Letter From Creators: Preview A Tribute to Charles M. Schulz Out This Week
Garrity, Melanie Gillman, Zac Gorman, Jimmy Gownley, Matt Groening, Dan Hipp, Keith Knight, Mike Kunkel, Roger Langridge, Jeff Lemire, Jonathan Lemon, Patrick McDonnell, Tony Millionaire, Caleb Monroe, Terry Moore, Dustin Nguyen, Molly Ostertag, Lincoln Peirce, Paul Pope, Hilary Price, Liz Prince, Stan Sakai, Chris Schweizer, Ryan Sook, Jeremy Sorese, Raina Telgemeier, Richard Thompson, Tom Tomorrow,[...]
Felipe Cunha's Process Art For King: Mandrake The Magician #4
The final issue Dynamite's King: Mandrake the Magician series is coming out this week from Roger Langridge, Felipe Cunha and Omi Remalante and we have a few pages of process art The series ties to the other King mini-series: Flash Gordon, The Phantom, Prince Valiant and Jungle Jim. The world's greatest magician MUST stop the galaxy's[...]