36 pages in US comic format, mainly b&w with some colour pages
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Reads Volume 2 begins here. 4 stories, in 4 parts over 4 issues.
Tim Bird, Luke J. Halsall, Ricky Miller, EdieOP and Owen D. Pomery
Cover by Eleni Kalorkoti
To kick things off we have Luke J. Halsall and Tim Bird’s ‘The Bullpen’. A story set in the offices of a comic book publishing company at the dawn of the Silver Age of comics. Think Mad Men but with Stan Lee instead of Don Draper.
Our second strip sees Owen D. Pomery return to the characters from his hit comic, ‘The Megatherium Club’. ‘Skeleton Crew’ is the first in a series of standalone adventures pitting the club against the same “villain”, a rival [...]
Metroland by Ricky Miller, Julia Scheele, Rebecca Strickson & Jazz Greenhill
36 full colour pages, 239 x 168mm, perfect bound.
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No one seems to notice that things aren’t quite how they should be. What was lost has now been found, those dead before their time are alive and events from history that we know took a wrong turn have somehow been set right. It should be a golden age, but if everything is so great, why is there a growing theory that something cataclysmic is coming?
Meanwhile, on London’s outskirts, in a small castle in Greenwich, lives the indie band Electric Dreams. In the midst of their triumphs, failures, loves and losses, founder members Ricky Stardust and the mysterious Jessica Hill are constantly going AWOL. Are they slacking off on drink and drugs induced [...]
We’re excited to announce that Gill Hatcher has been nominated for two SICBA (Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance) awards for The Beginner’s Guide to Being Outside. She’s been nominated in the category of Best Writer and Best Comic. Congratulations to Gill!
These are the fourth annual awards, celebrating and promoting new creators in Scotland’s expanding comic book industry.
The voting for the shortlisted winners will take place by the public at Glasgow Comic Con 2014 on Saturday 5 July, with the Awards ceremony being hosted at CCA on the evening of Saturday the 5th (7pm – 9pm), the ceremony is free to attend, but ticketed.
Here are those nominations in full:
Best Comic Book or Graphic Novel (supported by CCA: Glasgow) The Beginner’s Guide to Being Outside (published by Avery Hill Publishing Ltd.) Crawl Hole (published by Craig Collins) Crossing Borders (published by Rocket Puppy Press) Dungeon Fun: [...]