Draw for Japan
Nick and I have both donated zines to be sold at Egaku: Draw for Japan’s Art Fair this weekend. The fair is at Jaguar Shoes, 32-36 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, E2 8DA on Sunday 3rd April, 12 - 8pm. From the website: a one day event to raise money for the Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund. Onsale will be zines, prints, ceramics, original drawings, books and much more, from some of...
How can I make something now that will last long...
Kevin Hurley of Solar Coaster (photographer unknown, image scanned from KERRANG! and taken from Solar Coaster’s MySpace page) The other day, and for no apparent reason, a name popped into my head for the first time in 11 years: Solar Coaster. Now, Solar Coaster were a three-piece band from Winston-Salem in North Carolina that I had read about in KERRANG! magazine, back in the misty...
London Small Press and Comic Expo, 12/03/11
Waking up on a friend’s floor somewhere near Elephant and Castle after a handful of hours asleep, a handful of pistachio nuts and a bucketful of wine, is not always the best way to start the day. Especially not at 7am. It does, however, betray the hallmarks of an evening well spent: eating nuts, drinking wine, playing Carrom and generally engaging in good, clean fun. (Now, I say clean; clean, if...
Bearpit #1: Upheaval
Cover image and hat writing: Ian Deeming. Lettering:Lando. New zine with contributions from a whole host of talented Bristol makers and artists. Available from tomorrow at the London Small Press and Comics Expo, and from our online shops shortly thereafter. Many thanks to Nick, Lando and all the contributors for getting this sorted.
This is the news
Over the last month or so, I’ve been busy scribbling away at pencils for Smoo #4. As I’ve said in a previous post, this issue is more an illustrated essay/piece of prose than a comic, but nonetheless I hope you’ll all still like it. Plus, I’ve certainly enjoyed drawing it to date, and I guess that’s something. Anyway, I had hoped to have the whole issue completed...