Posts Tagged ‘Comics’

Project Luna: 1947

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Project Luna: 1947 will be an 88 page original graphic novel written by me with art by Jim Boswell, who I worked with a little while ago on a four page sci-fi strip for Futurequake.

Contracts with Markosia are signed and we’re good to go.  Above is Jim’s first mock-up cover, a try out as he gets to grips with the characters, sorts out their hair colours and builds, designs the ships and what not, and it looks rather splendid.

Jim’s a great artist and I’m really looking forward to seeing his pages as they come in.

So, some good news to end the year on.  Who knows . . . next year might not be complete shit after all.

Best new comic for months

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Crossed by Garth Ennis and Jacen Burrows.


It has everything the regular Ennis reader expects from a comic: murder, cannibalism, infanticide, nuclear explosions and, of course, copious amounts of buggery. And Burrows’ art is, as usual, brilliant.

Issue two just came out from Avatar.

Early artwork

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

Lonny Chant has started work on our 6 page strip for Accent UK.

This is the first page, spotted blacks.

Lonny Chant

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

. . . will be providing the art for a six page strip for Accent UK.  He sent me some layouts for our story, they look great.

Here, pay him a visit.

Something Wicked

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Dave Evans emailed me last week to say that FQP have accepted my five page script, Bad Static, for publication in their horror title, Something Wicked.

I have a lot of respect for Dave and everyone at FQP, they work their arses off to put out three quality titles.

No word on who’ll be providing the art yet.

Adrian Bamforth

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

. . . is providing the art for the four page story Alan Grant accepted for Wasted. His comic work includes Zarjaz and Futurequake and he has drawn Dredd, Sinister Dexter and Future Shocks for 2000AD.

Go check out his site here and if you’re a publisher, go and hire him.

Huzzah!!!

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

So, a few weeks ago I mailed a six-page script over to Alan Grant in Scotland, he’s starting up a new comic called Wasted.

Alan has always been one of my favourite writers, particularly his work at 2000AD and on Batman. One of my favourite issues of his long stint on Batman was Detective Comics #583 which was co-written with John Wagner and illustrated by Norm Breyfogle. This issue not only included the first appearance of The Ventriloquist and Scarface but also had a brilliant cover by Mike Mignola.

Anyway, back to my script, Alan wrote back with a very encouraging letter pointing out a few problems and asking me to cut it down to four pages and try him again.

So, I did, and then he emailed me and said “Congratulations, this should look good in Wasted!” and I emailed him back saying “That’s great. You just made my day! Thank you very much,” and then I decided to celebrate but it was midweek and all my friends had work the next day and so I just got really drunk by myself.


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