Panel Borders: Aces Weekly
Continuing our month of shows about anthologies, Alex Fitch talks to the creator and co-editor – David Lloyd – of a new weekly digital comics anthology, Aces Weekly. Alex also talks to three of the other contributors – David Leach, John McCrea and Kev Hopgood – about their new strips which will feature in the title and how the creators hope this will open up a new market for British comics in a brand new format.
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Steve Appleby book launch
Gosh! comics are throwing a launch party with Guardian Books on the 12th of October for Steven Appleby’s Guide to Life, a collection of the Loomus strip that’s been running in The Guardian. They’ll also have an exhibition of the original art in the lead-up to the night. All the info is over at the Gosh! blog…
Starts at 7pm, free entry and drinks as always.
7pm, 12th October 2012, Gosh! Comics, 1 Berwick Street, London W1F 0DR
(Exhibition runs 28th September to 15th October)
Idle Hands Comix indiegogo campaign
Short film maker and illustrator Paul Cheshire is launching a new annual British comics anthology for 2013 and needs your help to fund it. Examples of his SF / LSD inspired work can be found at http://www.idlehandscomix.com and ‘perks’ for funding the 100-150 page anthology can be found at http://www.indiegogo.com/Idlehandscomixcampaign