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Comic Stores – Do Not Miss Out On Meanwhile #2

The first two issues of the anthology Meanwhile from Soaring Penguin Press came out in the UK last year. Featuring the return of Gary Spencer Millidge‘s Strangehaven and the debut of David Hine and Mark Stafford’s The Bad Bad Place, it made an immediate impression on me and I was happy to include it in […]

Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Comics Of 2014

By Rich Johnston, Hannah Means-Shannon, and Christine Marie Why 11? Building on our inaugural Bleeding Cool “best of” lists last year, we encourage you, dear readers, to dial it up to 11. It’s no exaggeration to say that this has been an extreme year for the number of new and innovative comic series reaching readers […]

Bleeding Cool’s 11 Best Graphic Novels Of 2014

By Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon Following on from last year’s “Best” lists to create a Bleeding Cool tradition, Rich Johnston and Hannah Means-Shannon put their heads together to pick out the landmark works in the comics medium of 2014, here specifically presenting the best graphic novels. This category has been delineated based on personal […]

Desperately Seeking Comics At London Book Fair 2014

London Book Fair is big. Really big. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to the London Book Fair. Listen… So comic books could get lost within its vast maw. But they still manage to stick out. Here’s a few I found yesterday […]

Soaring Penguin Announces Loisel’s Peter Pan And The Black Feather Falls: Book Two

Soaring Penguin Press, stalwart of unusual and high-quality titles in the small press sphere, has had a big week for announcements. First up, they’ve acquired the rights to bring Loisel’s Peter Pan to the US market, in contract with with Glénat Editions. The graphic novel will be an English collection of Loisel’s six-volume bande dessinée. […]

It’s A Draw With Natalie Kim – Featuring Ellen Lindner

[youtube][/youtube]   This week’s show, It’s a Draw with Natalie Kim, which featuring cartoonists at work and in conversation, spotlights Brooklyn artist Ellen Lindner of The Strumpet and The Black Feather Falls from Soaring Penguin Press. Natalie says: “Ellen Lindner talks about the one thing beginning cartoonists should do to further their career”. You can […]

David Hine And Mark Stafford Launch The Bad Bad Place, For Meanwhile

Mark Stafford is the guy who did the covers my Civil Wardrobe and all the Avengefuls books. Oh sure, some will look to his work on Cherubs, The Lovecraft Anthology and The Man Who Laughs, but for me he’ll always be the guy who drew this. I’ve always been a fan. You should be too. […]

Gary Spencer Millidge’s Strangehaven Returns In May, After Eight Years

I loved this comic so much. But it’s been eight years since the last issue of this cross between The Archers, The Wicker Man and Twin Peaks. It’s Strangehaven, folks. That meticulously detailed self published comic from the nineties and noughties, in a English village that our protagonist was unable to leave, dealing with the […]