The new magazine for everyone that love comics.
ComicScene UK launches 1st May in print and digital format. You can’t buy it in the shops – it’s via mail order only. You can see all subscription details and offers below and at the website www.comicscene.org
Hundreds of readers have subscribed already, with publisher Tony Foster hoping to fund comic workshops for young people with part of the profits.
Celebrating all that is great about comics in the UK and worldwide the 64 page launch issue of ComicScene is published by ComicsFlix.org, based in Scotland. The magazine has over 20 of the best writers about comics and features some of the world’s most popular characters that have been published in the medium.
The launch magazine, issue 0, also features articles by creator of 2000AD Pat Mills and c0-creator of Judge Dredd John Wagner.
The launch magazine comes out 1st May and will be monthly after the next issue, due in August.
Contents in the launch issue include;
Nuts and Bolts – John Freeman on the comic scene, including the recent success of the Beano
Changing Face Of Dan Dare – Richard Sheaf takes a monthly look at the Pilot of the Future
How Comic Books Help Us Relive Our Childhood – Benoit Peeters. How comic books help us to relive our childhood” was first published – in French and in English – by The Conversation (http://bit.ly/2BSYYk8). French graphic novelist and critic Benoît Peeters is Visiting Professor in Graphic Fiction and Comic Art, the first such appointment in the UK. With thanks to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival (12th – 14th October 2018 www.comicartfestival.com) for arranging this representation.
The Prisoner – Stephen Jewell interviews Pete Milligan and Colin Lorimer on the new title from Titan Comics
OK Computer – Luke Williams debates digital v print comics
21st Century Flashback – Fred MacNamara on Thunderbirds
Art Gallery – original unseen art with a story from Rufus Dayglo
Shiver and Shake – Martin Dallard takes a look at a fabulous first issue!
Hatch, Match and Dispatch Valiant & Lion – David Moloney speaks to Chris Lowder and Steve MacManus about the merger of two great titles.
The Growth of Cosplay – Louise Saul provides an insiders guide to the growth of cosplay at comic conventions
Creators Writes – Co Creator of Judge Dredd John Wagner tells us how his new character Rok of the Reds was developed
The Cartmel Factor – Ian Wheeler takes a monthly look at Doctor Who comics, including the new series of 7th Doctor adventures from Titan Comics
Free Comic Book Day – Richard Bruton on previous Comic Book Day issues
25 years of Batman Mask Of Phantasm – Tim Hayes looks back at 25 years of Batman animation as Batman Ninja hits the screens
Captain Scotland – A new strip followed by an interlude by writer Tom J Farmer and art by Jose Rodriguez Mota and Valentina Mozzo introduces the new female Captain Scotland. Catch up with the story so far at https://comicsflix.org/2017/11/30/captain-scotland-back-to-the-future/
Through the Looking Glass: The Secret History of Toxic – John McShane takes a look at Toxic and the influence Scotland has had on comics.
That Whooshing Noise: 30 Years of Deadline – Tim Pilcher speaks to the original creators of Deadline
30 years of Tank Girl – Chris McAulay reads Tank Girl for the first time
Remembering Steve Dillon – Joel Meadows on one of the creators of Deadline, Steve Dillon
Judge Dredd v Batman – Karl Stock on the meetings of the Mega City Lawman and the Caped Crusader of Gotham
Rachael Ball: Creator of Wolf – Tony Esmond takes a monthly look at Small Press
Stuck in the 18th Century – Steve Tanner on the creation of Flintlock
Fanscene – 50 Years of Fandom. David Hathaway Price takes a regular look at fandom over the last 50 years with the infamous Unicorn
50 years of Apollo Landings – Stephen Jewell takes a look at the new graphic novel Apollo, launched a year before the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landings
Collecting Roy of the Rovers – Richard Sheaf regular column on Roy of the Rovers and sport/adventure comics
The Last Word – 2000AD creator Pat Mills writes his new and regular column. #tlw
Whackoman – Marc Jackson new strip
Like the sound of all this – subscription details below.
Future issues include;
Judge Dredd v Judge Death, 2000AD, Halo Jones, Girls Comics including Tammy / Jinty / Bunty, 80 years of the Beano, Six Million Dollar Man v Mach One, Charley’s War, 40 years of Starlord and Misty, 50 years of fandom and comic con, 30 years of Hellblazer, Vertigo at 25, the new Doctor Who Jodi Whittaker, Superman at 80, Captain Britain / Mega City One / V For Vendetta and comics on the big and small screen, Miracleman, DC and Marvel in the U.K., European comics plus all the latest news and gossip from the comic, small press, cosplay and related media industry from some of the best writers in the business!
Readers can comment on twitter #comicscene or email firstname.lastname@example.org – reader can also feedback and inform future content via reader surveys.
Attached ComicScene UK logo and launch issue cover
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