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Conwy Gigs

Recently back from a series of gigs in North Wales promoting good health, good reading and good libraries. In fact quite remarkable libraries, particularly the newly refurbished one in Llandudno. When was the last time you saw shiny white curved … Continue reading

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Halloween Comic (not funny)

I don’t generally flag up web comics, but seeing as how it is Halloween and this short story made me jump out of my skin… Do not go there if you are of a nervous disposition!

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‘Scrappin’ wi’ Scouse’

New to the writing credits of Brick’s alter ego, John Stuart Clark, is a short story based on his years as a ‘tatter’ working the yarn factories, garages and back-knockings of Nottingham. It appears in the third anthology of themed … Continue reading

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TEAW Update

Barely three months before the deadline for finished art, editors Jonathan Clode and myself have completed editorial work on all the scripts to be included in TO END ALL WARS: The WW1 Graphic Anthology – 26 in total. It’s been … Continue reading

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The Iron Dice

As publishers beat a rapid advance to the doors of the WW1 anthology, ‘To End All Wars’, those contributors that can are being asked to double-time on producing sample pages of finished art. This is page 12 from 14 of … Continue reading

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Almost There…

Our WWI anthology, ‘To End All Wars’, is all-but done, in terms of the collection of stories. We have 24 either completed or on the way, and have the joy of finding the Pleece Brothers biting our hands off to … Continue reading

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Call for Graphic Story Submissions

This invitation to contribute to the anthology comes from the editor and has been made public on various blogs and the Forbidden Planet and Comica sites.
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Shrewsbury Cartoon Festival

Generally considered another success, this year’s festival (19th – 21st April) was the tenth and broke with tradition by flowing into Sunday, a day the town struggles to attract visitors (if only because public transport adamantly refuses to operate on … Continue reading

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Thatcher’s Overseas Reputation

Just in case anybody out there believes the rubbish about how highly respected Mrs T. was around the world, check out this from Kenyan cartoonist Godfrey Mwampembwa. It would be nice if they wheeled out for her funeral all the … Continue reading

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Thatcher

Hard to admit, but I owe Margaret Thatcher a debt of gratitude. Her rise to power and my total abhorrence of the threat posed by her strident politics gave me no option in the late Seventies but to become a political cartoonist. … Continue reading

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