SDCC ’16: Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka go epic for “Namesake”

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Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka will be the creative team for a new limited series over at KaBoom! comics this October, as they pair up for a four-issue story called Namesake. Billed as being Orlando’s only original series coming out in 2016, this is the story of Jordan, a young man who embarks on a quest […]

SDCC ’16: “Mega Princess” Sallies Forth with Kelly Thompson and Brianne Drouhard

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BOOM! Studios have been busy announcing a steady line of comics as we head towards San Diego 2016, with a new story or interest revealed every few days in the final few days before Heidi annual nightmare becomes a crowded reality. The latest, however, is one which’ll re-energise even the most exhausted of feet – […]

INTERVIEW: The Monster Elementary Vol 1 collection might be your new favorite all-ages comic

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What’s your definition of all-ages comics? Often these book are mistakenly synonymous with kids comics. Yet there is a big difference between a book filed with drawings to catch the minimal attention spans kids have left and a book young children can read while not having themes or ideas diluted just to pander. Recently, Space Goat […]

Review: Friends with and without feathers flock together in Feathers #1

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Writer/Artist/Creator Jorge Corona gives us a lot to chew on in issue one of his new series Feathers: there’s a disembodied duo who appear only in voice over; a gleaming white-walled citadel surrounded by poorer districts and a class system to match; a faceless, whistling villain who preys on children and never forgets his muffler; and, of course, a little boy covered in the feathers that gives the book it’s name.

Interview: John Patrick Green Marks His Solo Debut With ‘Hippopotamister’

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By Harper Harris John Patrick Green is a Long Island-based comics creator, best known for his collaboration with Dave Roman, Teen Boat. In an announcement made yesterday by First Second, Green is striking out on his own with the younger audience based Hippopotamister: the story of a Hippopotamus and his friend, Red Panda, who leave their home […]

Wombats, Beasticles, Eggs, Robots and Squinckidoodles: Moose Kid Comics is Available Free Right Now

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I’ve been waiting all weekend to recommend this to you, but Jamie Smart’s all-ages digital comic Moose Kid Comics hit the internet last Friday. A 30-odd page anthology of kids comics, the book features all sorts of people like Jess Bradley, Sarah McIntyre, Neill Cameron and Smart himself – it’s a who’s who of UK […]

Georgia Ball Opens The Littlest Pet Shop Up for Business [Interview]

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This May, IDW will continue to develop their range of all-ages titles with The Littlest Pet Shop, from the twin creative teams of Georgia Ball and Nico Pena; and Matt Anderson and Antonio Campo. Based on the Hasbro range-turned cartoon series, the series is about Blythe Baxter, a young girl who can talk and understand […]

Steve Ellis on The Only Living Boy: “He’s a Classic Hero” [Interview]

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A year or two ago I spoke to the creative team of The Only Living Boy about their project, a successful Kickstarter which led to a print comic coming out in two volumes subsequently. And now one half of that creative team – artist Steve Ellis, who works on the comic along with writer David […]

The Phoenix Presents: Daniel Clifford on TRACKS!

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Every Friday (well sort of), Stately Beat Mansion invites round a comic creator or two for a cup of tea, complementary Kit Kat, and a chat about their work in The Phoenix. The Phoenix is a UK series which features a range of the best all-ages comics available, from all kinds of wonderful creators – all compiled […]