Friday, 1 July 2011

News Bites 14!

This is the nuuuuudes! (yeah that's a deliberate typo - wanna get those Google hits doncha know!)


ITEM! The fab daily sketch blog Scotch Corner had a very special guest today - the legendary Mike McMahon drawing Tank Girl

ITEM! The School Library Journal has listed 39 graphic novels for kids! Off the top of my head I'd have to add Calvin & Hobbes, Bone, Rainbow Orchid, Asterix, Owly and Mezolith to the list too!

ITEM! Moonfreight 3 creator and friend of SPBM Luke Foster appears on the latest episode of the Geektress podcast - episode 124! - discussing webcomics.

ITEM! The first batch of artists attending the MCM Expo Manchester Comic Village is online and includes Stephen Downey, Disco Daniel Clifford, Adam Cadwell, Marc Ellerby and Pretty Boy Leigh Gallagher

ITEM! Sara Dunkerton has put up the second of her weekly Dark Harvest sneak peeks!

ITEM! Lee Robson has posted a blog with some background info on The Lang Pack -the story he's writing for the SPBM anthology comic! (Stay tuned for a full blog from Stace soon!)

ITEM! Andy Bloor says: If anyone wants any Wolfmen books, original art or commissions from me, please message me (on Twitter) or email me and I can get that sorted. Many thanks.

ITEM! Check out Bevis Musson's deviantART page for some really lovely Beauty & The Beast illustrations he's working on.

ITEM! The Axe Cop one-year-anniversary print - featuring a squillion characters from the run of the comic, is expected to sell out at the san diego comic con so if you won't be there and you want one you better order it online asap, amigo!

ITEM! if you haven't seen it yet check out Jamie Smart's latest one-off webcomic: Oh Well Done The 80s - if  the robot lady from Superman 3 ever freaked you out you should love it! Man's a fookin genius, that is all.

ITEM! Martin Eden has posted an update on Spandex #5!

ITEM! Here's an interesting interview in The Metro with Pat Mills and Paul Gravett about digital comics.

ITEM! This is a bit old but new to me - check out this rather lovely animated trailer for Mezolith


Th-th-that's all for now, folks! If you have any news for us please give me a shout on Twitter or drop us an email


  1. Best bum thumbnail ever I think you'll agree.

  2. DAMMIT! I shoulda gone with 'bumnail!' missed opportunity!

  3. you should be asshamed of yarself, butt I'm sure there will be opportunities for you to whip it out in the future.