Fresh Thoughts

Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival – November 2019, Harrogate As the floodplains of South Yorkshire faced inundation, travellers made their way, slowly, carefully and by unplanned routes around the waters and on to Harrogate. Through the magical towns along the railway line, Starbeck, Hammerton and Knaresborough – the town to where the murderers of Archbishop Thomas Becket fled in 1170. One can imagine the four … Continue reading Fresh Thoughts

Comics and Chips

Glasgow Comic Con 29th June 2019 Europe roasts, Catalonia is ablaze and across the shires of England the yeomanry fire up the barbeque and empty corner shop beer fridges in council estate and village green alike. In the lands to the North optimistic Scots set forth with joy in their eyes, clad only in t-shirts, the more daring in shorts. They have a destination on … Continue reading Comics and Chips

Daredevils and Brawlers

Brawler from Time Bomb Comics The introduction to Brawler describes it as being inspired by a childhood encounter with Warrior – the legendary Quality anthology comic which introduced Marvelman, V for Vendetta and many more. So obviously a blog called Daredevils and Warriors, named for the two great episodic comics of the era could not resist such an offering. Warrior offered a few pages per … Continue reading Daredevils and Brawlers

Automatic for the Sheeple

Alex Automatic issue 3. Fraser Campbell, Colin Bell, David B Cooper and James Corcoran. This is the third issue of the super-spy psycho-thriller Alex Automatic from Cabal Comics and among the Kickstarter rewards was a soundtrack (from Allan Swan) that may put you in mind of a freaky 70’s kids TV show with a BBC Radiophonic Workshop theme tune. Think Dr Who but less wholesome. … Continue reading Automatic for the Sheeple