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Welcome, Co-Creator of Sleaze Castle, Jenny McKinnon
Some people may know that name well, the writer of one of my favourite comic books of all time, More Tales From Sleaze Castle, with the late artist Terry Wiley who we lost almost two years ago, as Gratuitous Bunny Comix I usually describe it as "Love and Rockets meets Hitch-Hikers Guide to the Galaxy[...]
The Daily LITG - 9th September 2019, Goodbye Terry Wiley
6:30 – 7.30pm. Marin Comics Fest presents Brian Fies, San Anselmo Public Library, San Anselmo, California, 6:30 – 7.30pm. A year ago… We said goodbye to the late, great Terry Wiley The loss remains incalculable. And a happy birthday to… Kathleen O'Shea, wife of Peter David and writer and editor in her own right. Legendary comic creator on LEGION, Justice League, Superboy, Trinity Angels,[...]
The Daily LITG – 9th September 2018 – Goodbye Terry
You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. Here are the five most-read stories from yesterday. Today in comics: Dave Gibbons Apologizes to Comic Readers for Misery Caused by Watchmen's Influence  Valeria and Franklin Get Their Superhero Names in Fantastic Four #2  Galactus Returns and He Wants Revenge on Jean Grey in X-Men Blue's Penultimate Preview Dragon Con: 'Orville'[...]
Terry Wiley of Sleaze Castle, Petra Etcetera and Verityfair, Has Died
Terry Wiley, one of the great comic book creators of our age, died today from cancer of the brain, aged 56 For the past few weeks, he has been staying in a hospice in South Shields, visited by family, friends, colleagues and admirers. One of the most prominent of the British nineties self-publishers, his work as[...]
Tomorrow Sees The US Release Of My Favourite Comic Book
And tomorrow sees the US release of his latest collection of comics, Verity Fair: Custard Creams & Pink Elephants, by Terry Wiley. It's a comic book about a middle aged actress who never had her break, despite a number of fleeting moments in the sun She is not down about this, however, at least not on[...]
Borderline Pressed
I found out about it in a circular email from the artist, which kind of sums up everything about this year. I'm not packing it up; I just some time to sort my life out and Borderline Press just compounds things almost on a daily basis. Be patient; stick with Borderline Press and don't forget, if you[...]
Hannah's Swag! Thought Bubble Edition #TB14
There's the exclusive Wytches #2 cover, the limited edition signed Electricomics booklet and badges, two graphic novels from Markosia Press, an introduction for me to Verity Fair with some original artwork Terry Wiley, and two volumes of the self-published series The Golden Campaign by Cristian Ortiz And the official Thought Bubble t-shirt This is my[...]
Sequential – The Digital Boutique Graphic Novel App Goes Live (UPDATE)
Launch titles include From Hell, Nelson, Verity Fair, Bolland Strips, Hugo Tate and more. Many of the titles include extras, including audio tracks. The title Fictions by Russell Willis and Terry Wiley, is provided free, and tells a short digital comics story in the Alex De Campi tradition. Grab it now and keep it next to ComiXology, Dark[...]
Markosia To Publish My Favourite Comic
I have never seen anything so successfully switch from cosmic tomfoolery to the details of Monday's shopping list so effortlessly. It began with More Tales From Sleaze Castle by David McKinnon and Terry Wiley, the story of a Newcastle university student at the Sleaze Castle halls of resident, who discovers that her roommate was actually an[...]
My Favourite Ongoing Comic Gets Another Issue – Verity Fair #3
Just one issue a year, that's all. Terry Wiley's Verity Fair is a great example of a comic book steeped in decades-long continuity, coming as it does off Tales From Sleaze Castle, More Tales From Sleaze Castle, Sleaze Castle, Petra Etcetera and Surreal School Stories. But it does so in a fashion that means you don't have[...]
Verity Fair #2 Kicks Off Thought Bubble Comic Con
Wish I was there. The show is debuting the second issue of one of my favourite comics, Verity Fair from Terry Wiley I got a copy in the post yesterday It's mad, human, funny, layered and suggesting the kind of mad, bad, backstory that creator Terry Wiley excels at, and the teensiest of ties in with[...]