The comic strip Citizen Dog is something you need in your life RIGHT NOW! It’s utterly brilliant and with everywhere in lockdown (from Manchester to LA) I can guarantee it will brighten your day. You’ll definitely be familiar with the work of 2-time Emmy award winner Mark O’Hare. Having graduated Continue reading CITIZEN DOG BY MARK O’HARE
The question still simmers away in my mind some 4 years after I first asked it, having just eagerly consumed my first novel of his… “How have I not heard of Neil Gaiman?” Having been provided a well-loved, well-worn copy of Neverwhere by my father, I ravenously devoured it whilst Continue reading HOW HAVE I NOT HEARD OF NEIL GAIMAN?
With the release of his new book “Short & Skinny” we had the chance to interview Mark Tatulli, a man who is very talented with a pen in his hand. He first came to our attention via his brilliantly dark comic strip Liō but with a career which includes being Continue reading MARK TATULLI: THE INTERVIEW
To celebrate the release of The Joker, a new study has revealed the crimes committed of every single Joker to grace the big screen. As a result, what of the resulting prison sentences? Of course, for acting credits, it’s subjective as to which is your favourite version of this comic Continue reading WHO IS THE BADDEST JOKER OF THEM ALL?
Have you ever tried to draw a picture of yourself? Not easy is it? And if you’re more accustomed to picking up a guitar than a paintbrush, my guesses are it’s going to look like a 5 year old has attempted to do it – have you ever seen the Continue reading SELF-PORTRAIT GALLERY
We’ve had the pleasure of speaking to Sean Garnett, writer of Andy Capp! In our world exclusive interview, he talks about how it was taking over from it’s creator Reg Smythe, a change in social attitudes towards comedy since the 1970s and how a legendary Mancunian could play a live-action Continue reading ANDY CAPP – THE INTERVIEW
One of the highlights of MCM Manchester this year was meeting the wonderfully talented Chris McCoy, the man behind the quite brilliant comic strip Safely Endangered. If you follow us on Twitter or Instagram you’ll know this from our #SaturdayStrip feature – and he’s a very nice chap too. Alix Continue reading SAFELY ENDANGERED: THE INTERVIEW
Since hitting the 10k mark for followers on Twitter we decided to show off a bit because believe it or not we have some rather cool famous followers included in that. The kind with a blue tick next to their name. It makes for a not too shabby list and Continue reading JOIN US
If you have kids then you’ll know how they can be repetitive. I don’t mean that to sound bad, what I mean is they thrive on routine and if you give them something that they like, they’ll do it again and again until it’s no fun any more and you Continue reading ONE FOR THE KIDS
Animated movies are now commonly finding their rightful place at the top table. Disney achieving Oscar nominations for Best Picture, for example. The biggest television show of all-time is arguably The Simpsons, another example of the modern day animation triumph. Superhero movies are the biggest earners right now – the Continue reading A GOOD OLD FASHIONED COMIC STRIP