Sunday, August 09, 2009

TFTDB: 9/8/2009

CURRENT SOUNDTRACK: Nowt.

Something random from the drawing board as a break from current projects:

Saturday, August 01, 2009

THIS HAS ALL HAPPENED BEFORE...

CURRENT SOUNDTRACK: CAPRICA/BSG: THE PLAN SDCC 09 PANEL

Yes, check the temperature in hell and dodge those low flying swine. The future of comics begins with REDEYE 2.1, a pdf-only monthly magazine with all the news, reviews, features and stuff worth talking about, including:

Interviews with Leah Moore and John Reppion on The Complete Dracula and The Trial of Sherlock Holmes with artists Colton Worley and Aaron Campbell;

Cartoonist and festival organiser Oli Smith talks about throwing out the rule book for the small press and building something better;

New York born and raised illustrator Liz Baillie discusses her comics, her love for the Bouncing Souls and her Jabba the Hutt face;

Ben Dickson talks to Garen Ewing about Rainbow Orchid blossoming under a new deal with publisher Egmont;

Northern Irish illustrator Bridgeen Gillespie talks about curious rabbits, hissy fits and being open to interpretation;

And as part of his 100 Days, 100 Cartoonists series, Citizen Badham talks to creators Adam Cadwell and Jim Medway about unconventional narratives, the value of the everyday and deflated balloons.

Plus a THE SECRET HISTORY OF... IRISH COMIX, as Niall Kitson uncovers the growing Irish Comics scene ready for the international stage, and a report on the long awaited LUC@176 event... 114 pages, colour, PDF format, 82mb direct download. Just £1/$1.80!

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