Saturday, 21 July 2018

Seagull rampage!

The big heat of the 2018 summer continues, and in Skegpool, seagulls are nicking fish and chips (as seagulls do)...

...then a giant robot seagull comes along and scoffs the whole chip shop!

Definitely a case for Team Toxic! Find out what happens in Toxic No.309, on sale Wednesday 25th July!

Saturday, 14 July 2018

Eggo at the museum

Here's a preview of a strip I have in print this coming week. Big Eggo is still searching for his egg, and decides to check out the Beanotown museum to see if it's in there. See the full story in Beano No.3944, on sale Wednesday 18th July!


Wednesday, 11 July 2018

The Dandy Annual 2019 is here!

Yes, it's only July but The Dandy Annual 2019 is out now, well in time for Christmas! I have four Keyhole Kate pages in this, plus a puzzle page. It's always an honour to contribute to a book that I used to have every Christmas when I was a child. (Today I'm drawing a page for the 2020 annual!) 

The Dandy Annual 2019, 112 pages of all-new stories. Available now from the D.C. Thomson shop and other online sellers.
https://www.dcthomsonshop.co.uk/books/annuals?brand=104
Cover by Ken Harrison.

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

My Sonic art on You Tube

25 years ago, I drew a couple of pages on spec for Sonic the Comic. I didn't get the job as an artist, but, as some of you know, they did employ me as a writer for several years so all was good. I later sold my unused pages to a collector, and he's now made a little video on YouTube showing them, panel by panel. Works quite well. (The story is a cliffhanger as they were just sample pages so don't expect a neat ending.)
https://youtu.be/MffytUhrtQA



Sunday, 8 July 2018

Boiled Eggo?

The relentless heatwave continues in the Beano again this week, with Big Eggo in the park. Has he finally found his egg, or is it a mirage caused by the heat? Find out in the Beano No.3943, on sale Wednesday 11th July!



Saturday, 7 July 2018

Hygiene High preview

Here's a little preview of the next Hygiene High strip. Written by Niall Murray and drawn by me, it'll appear in Epic No.148, on sale Wednesday 11th July, published by D.C. Thomson. The two page strip is just part of the 48 page magazine, which comes bagged with toys and other gifts for £4.99.




Friday, 6 July 2018

New event for September!

I'm pleased to add another event to my convention schedule for this year. On Saturday 8th September I'll be at the High Vis Street Culture Festival in Digbeth, Birmingham. (The event runs for two days but I'll just be there for one.) This is a brand new event, and different to the usual comic con in that it focuses on dance, music, and the arts. Should attract a new crowd, so I'm looking forward to it!

Hunt Emerson will be another comics guest, and I'm sure others will be added soon too. I'll post more details as they emerge but for now you can follow their Twitter account for more info!
https://twitter.com/highvisfest

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

'Ear comes Earflapper!

Here's a preview of Toxic No.308, in newsagents today, which features the debut of a new villain in the Team Toxic strip! Grab your copy from supermarkets and newsagents across the UK!


Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Macc-Pow! Podcast

Myself and several other comics people were interviewed at Macc-Pow! the other week, and the podcast is now up for you to listen to if you wish. Sound quality deviates in places as it took place in a crowded Town Hall. My bit starts about 40 minutes in, but listen to the whole programme to hear everyone else...
https://comicartpodcast.wordpress.com/2018/07/01/episode-31-macc-pow-2018/

Sunday, 1 July 2018

The heatwave continues

The summer heatwave continues for another week across the UK, and in the pages of the Beano! On Wednesday, Big Eggo is still feeling the heat as he strolls along the prom. See what happens next in Beano No.3942, on sale 4th July!

That same day, Toxic No.308 also arrives in the shops, and Team Toxic have a brand new baddie to deal with! Earflapper has stolen all the Toxics from the shop! See what happens on Wednesday!