Tag Archives: Bryan Talbot

This Is Bryan Talbot’s World, We’re Just Lucky Enough To Live In It

Bryan Talbot has, in recent years become one of Britain’s most prominent comic book creator, with a Costa Award under his arm for Dotter Of Her Father’s Eyes, recognition of academic institutions for Alice In Sunderland, heading up the Lakes …

A Peek At Comics On Both Sides Of The Pond With Ian Edginton And D’Israeli At Leicester Comic Con

By Olly MacNamee Hosted by Bleeding Cool’s own Alisdair Stuart, this first panel of the day was well attended and uninterrupted, other than the sound of a passing brassy band procession. The Ian Edginton and Matt Brooker (D’Israeli) panel consisted …

Warren Ellis, Grant Morrison, Neil Gaiman, Tori Amos, Bryan Talbot And Dave McKean At The British Library In Video (Lots Of It)

I went to a few of these. However I didn’t have the chutzpah to hold my phone up filming it all. Ramon Vitral did. And thanks to him and his blog, we now have these appearances and performances at the British …

Things to Do In Birmingham This Summer If You Like Comics

By Olly MacNamee With the summer finally here and the holidays only around the corner, thoughts may very well turn to summer holiday excursions and days out. For me, the highlight of Birmingham’s summer is the welcome return of the …

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival Can’t Come Fast Enough

This is what the Lakes International Comic Art Festival looked like last year. The next one will be upon us soon, in October, being prepared now. Will you be popping along?  

Speculator Corner: Luther Arkwright

Rumours of movie adaptations of Bryan Talbot’s Luther Arkwright are in the air again. Bryan Talbot mentioned such mutterings at the British Library launch of Sally Heathcote: Suffragette last week. But for folks searching for early appearances of the character …

Sally Heathcote: Suffragette – The Making Of A Twentieth Century Terrorist

Sally Heathcote never existed. The product of the mind of Mary Talbot, brought to life by Kate Charlesworth and Bryan Talbot in their new graphic novel published by Jonathan Cape and launching at the British Library tonight is a Forest …

Things To Do In London In May If You Like Comics – And The British Library

Well, obviously, there’s the British Library. Do we have to mention Comics Unmasked exhibition again, opening today? Maybe just the bit where they’ve recreated webcomics that are no longer available online, such as Dave McKean first hypertext narrative, or listening to …

Monday Morning Runaround – The Life Of Bryan Talbot

BRYAN SURGERY Here’s the trailer for Graphic Novel Man, the new documentary about Bryan Talbot. COMMUNITY Dark Horse’s Scott Allie is coming to Northern Essex, to speak to the students. Or anyone else who wants to pop by. Also no …

Reward For Stolen Luther Arkwright Page By Bryan Talbot

Have you seen this page from The Adventures Of Luther Arkwright, by Bryan Talbot? About twenty years ago, it was stolen while on loan for an exhibition. In all that time it’s not resurfaced for sale. It may well be …

Tuesday Morning Runaround – Miracleman, Boom, Skottie Young, Lucy Knisley And Bryan Talbot

A Miracle In New England New England Comics prepares for the coming of Miracleman tomorrow… What Have I Teased? BOOM! Studios just sent me this teaser image for an as-yet-unannounced new series. This follows a similar teaser that was posted …

Bryan Talbot To Draw Sunderland’s Keel Line

Bryan Talbot continues his role as his city’s favourite comic book son as Sunderland City Council is getting him to him to draw the “Keel Line” in their new city-centre square. The Sunderland Echo reports, At 291m the line represents …

Diving Into The Lakes This Weekend

The BBC gave a rather lovely puff piece for The Lakes Comics Festival beginning on Saturday in the UK, turning the town of Kendal in Cumbria, England, into a comic book international festival. And, apparently, attracting a bunch of academic …

Neil Gaiman’s Lost Tales From The Eighties, Out Now Digitally For Free – And For Charity

Download the Sequential App for free. Download the Neil Gaiman Lost Tales anthology for free. And Sequential will give fifty cents to anti-Malaria charities. Win win win. And this is what you get for your zero money. Over a hundred …

Pretty Pics – Bryan Talbot’s Sherlock To Rafael Grampa’s Batman

A few pretty pictures to end the day with. Thanks to Timothy The 2013 Christmas Card for the Sherlock Holmes Society Of London, as designed and drawn by Bryan Talbot. The first looks at Fairy Quest 2 by Humberto Ramos. …

Neil Gaiman’s Lost Comics, For Free, And For Charity

Knockabout Comics and graphic novel app SEQUENTIAL are publishing a digital collection of Neil Gaiman’s ‘lost’ comic strips from the 1980s for free – and it’s in aid of charity. Neil Gaiman’s Lost Tales will feature collaborations with Bryan Talbot, Dave McKean …

A Forgotton Jam By Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, Melinda Gebbie, Grant Morrison, Bryan Talbot, Clive Barker, Mark Buckingham, Glenn Fabry, Duncan Fegredo, Hunt Emerson and Phil Elliott

On his website today, Paul Slade has posted a forgotten 1988 “jam” print for the short-lived UK comics magazine Heartbreak Hotel. Contributors to the print include Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons, Grant Morrison, Bryan Talbot, Clive Barker, Mark Buckingham, Glenn Fabry, …

The History of Foyles In Comic Book Form

When I went to the Image Duplicator exhibition in London last night, I also walked past Foyles, the classic London bookstore, who have taking the hoardings of nearby renovations and have used a number of cartoonists to tell their history …