I am properly thrilled at being part of this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival – happening TOTALLY FREE online 9th-11th Oct. LICAF usually happens each year in Kendall, deep in the Lake District; and despite Covid-19, they’re not to be kept down. This year it’s moved ONLINE, with an absolute EXPLOSION of talks, workshops, … More Lakes International Comic Art Festival, 9th-11th Oct ONLINE, FREE and WITH A VIDEO I MADE IN IT!
Hello all! Sorry it’s been a little while since I’ve posted anything – but it’s certainly not because I’ve been idle. The Marriage of Njord and Skadi launch gig was WONDERFUL – thanks a million to Katy Rodda, Dryadic, Rachel Levy, the Jolly Brewer pub, and most of all my mucker Simon Russell for a … More News, reviews and COMING GIGS!
THANKYOU everyone who pledged to our Kickstarter for the Marriage of Njord and Skadi comic. The interest and enthusiasm smashed all our expectations – the total was not only met within the first three days, we even broke both of our giddy “what if…?” last-minute targets of £2000 and reaching 300% of our original total. … More We did it! Comic will exist!
It’s happening! Crowdfunding for The Marriage of Njord and Skadi has officially LAUNCHED! Simon Russell and I have written a comic exploring an old Norse myth, and we need YOU to help us print it. Visit our Kickstarter campaign to pre-order a copy, and we get closer to reaching our total! The comic tells the … More Fund our comic NOW!
Today I had a Northumbrian piper in my dining room…! An ambition fulfilled perhaps. The reason being (and cause for yet more joy this) the Once Upon Again comic is almost ready! The Marriage of Njord and Skadi is the first comic book under the Once Upon Again banner, a retelling of a Norse myth which … More Kickstarter for comic soon to launch!
I was really sad to hear the news yesterday of the passing of Stan Lee. He pioneered a whole universe of storytelling that’s meant so much to so many of us: not just brightly-coloured superheroes, but characters with doubts and flaws and dark sides they have to overcome – people, in fact, just like us. More … More Farewell to Stan Lee
First look at an interesting new thing I’ve been working on with illustrator Simon Russell… Thanks to Simon, I’m getting to fulfil a long-held ambition: writing scripts for comics! We’re working on a version of one of my favourite Norse myths, the Marriage of Njord and Skadi. Has been great fun to collaborate on telling … More Norse myths comic!