Wednesday, 17 October 2012

Newsbites 22 yo

You jonesin' for another hit of news? Okay, just gimme a break dog I've been hitting up Breaking Bad season 2 pretty bad this week and its affected my brain yo. Get ready for the bongs, bro.


Item! Paul Thompson tells us "We'll be doing a 24 Hour Comic this weekend - we'll be keeping our site updated at Newcastle24hrcomic"

Item! Davey Candlish will be launching a new horror anthology comic for Halloween in the style 80s comics Scream & Misty. They even have an exclusive interview and story-behind-the-scenes with Scream editor Ian Rimmer. Details can be found on the Aaiieee!!! Facebook page 

Item! Check out this Corporate Skull issue 6 teaser image (and start date) from Comedy Genius™ Jamie Smart.

Item! No More Heroes #3 - signed and limited - is out now and available to buy from the NMH website, where you can also read a preview. 

Item! The long and eagerly awaited Babble (ISBN 978-0-9832238-5-6) will be released in December from Com.X, priced £10.99 / $17.99. It's available for pre-order now (Previews order code: OCT120971). More info on the "Where To Buy" page of In other news Lee Robson and Bryan Coyle talked to Broken Frontier about Babble HERE.

Item! The Lovecraft Anthology Vol 2 is out now in the US. Perfect for Halloween, yo. 

We're big Strictly Come Dancing fans here at SPBM Towers as all good SPBMers know and Stacey is again blogging each week at Whittle Waffle. Have a look if you like that sort of thing.

Item! Stephen Downey tells us the game he co-developed Shaking Safari is now available for FREE on the Apple App Store: HERE … and HERE … Give it a go!

Item! Comicsy the online marketplace for British small press comics has launched. Check it out.

Item! Check out the cover to FutureQuake's Something Wicked 8 by Connor Boyle. Its an absolute corker!  …

Item! You can pre-order Jennie Gyllblad's Jenspiration issue 1 from here: HERE  And if you provide her with a pic of your face she will doodle you as a chibi in it. She has also re-stocked her Steampunk Tea prints, now in A4 size in her shop HERE  if you fancy a looksee.

Item! Sara Dunkerton has posted a DoctorWho Impossible Crossing update, with panels, photos and Geek Syndicate interviews! Materialise your eyes HERE

Item! The nominees for the very first British Comic Awards have been announced. And there has been an interesting reaction to the nominees on the Forbidden Planet blog and on nominee Rob Davis's blog.

Item! The lovely, talented and quite possibly cybernetic Valia Kapadai & Pavlos Pavlidis have been interviewed on video at the Shapescapes blog where there is also a print interview in English for non-Greek speakers.

Item! ...speaking of The Valiant One there's a fabulous and intriguing 4 page preview of Unseen Shadows: The Immaculate Abortion Of Dina Leigh at the Unseen Shadows website HERE from the twisted talent behind White Knuckle - Cy Dethan, Valia and Nic Wilkinson.

Item! Here's a thing: ComiXology begins accepting self-published comics. Details at Venturebeat HERE

Item! Steve Sparke tells us "Kranburn just released issue 4...and it's awesome." Check it out HERE

David "He's a Winner" Wynne has collected all his genius Ideasman issues into one handy blog post HERE also he's taking of commissions again so pay him to draw stuff for you. Also he has a new T-shirt design in his shop his online shop.

Bevis Musson's Dead Queen Detectives Omnibus 2nd print run launches at Thoughtbubble next month. New colour cover, new extras, only £5. DQD gets the SPBM seal of fabulous, if you've not read it yet you really should or we will stop being your friend, yo.


Right, that's all the news that gonna float. I'm off to cook. 
My dinner. 
Stew and dumplings. 

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