So you want some news bites eh? well chew on these muthas!
ITEM! Tales Of The Spiffing is now available to buy via the Aardman Animation website. Purchase your copy from there during April and you're in with a chance to win a copy signed by the artists & Peter Lord (co-founder of Aardman)
ITEM! The brilliantly talented Emily Carroll has posted a selection of fan art she's done including a stunning Chester 5000 piece - the comic of which Stace reviewed in SPBM ep14
ITEM! Daniel Clifford is looking for female creators to contribute to Sugar Glider Stories #2. Interested parties can contact him via Twitter or Facebook.
ITEM! Mythmaker Publications are calling out for new talent. "Mythmaker Publications is an independent publisher of children's and young adult fiction. We specialise in creating high quality inventive books by new authors. If you have a talent for writing and want to share it with the world then we want to know you!"
ITEM! Luke Foster's superb Sci-Fi comedy webcomic Moon Freight 3 (which we reviewed way back in SPBM ep5) now has a shiney new website! Check it out. Incidentally, the first collected paperback edition Clockpunchers In Space is out now to buy from IndyPlanet.
ITEM! Kevin Gio Logue is seeking funding to help create a 12-issue comic series set in his home town. To this end he is conducting a market research survey which you can really help by filling out. It'll take you literally less than a minute; its 7 tick-box questions.
ITEM! Accent UK's Fall Of The Wolfmen gets a feature and writer Dave West is interviewed in issue 2 of Multiverse magazine, which should be on the shelves of your local comic shop right now. We shall hopefully be reviewing The Wolfmen and Fall Of The Wolfmen in the next episode of SPBM.
ITEM! Slaughterman's Creed team of Cy Dethan, Stephen Downey, Vicky Stonebridge and Nic Wilkinson will be on the chopping block as they appear in a special panel at Bristol SPEXPO hosted by Scott Grandison of the Comic Book Outsiders podcast. The Task Of Blood: Creating Slaughterman's Creed will take place on the Sunday in the Mercure hotel at 12 noon.