Out of Time

Brigantia by Chris Mole, Melissa Trender, Nikki Foxrobot As a new kickstarter has been announced for issue 2 of Brigantia, I thought it would be timely to talk about Brigantia issue 1 – Stranger in a Strange Land which I picked up last year. A flame-haired Celt gets in a fight and ends up wandering in a confused fashion outside of Embankment tube in London. … Continue reading Out of Time

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

Defrosting History

The Stowaways – The Story of the Boys on the Ice by John Donald – adapted by Ardgowan Primary School with artist Mhairi M Robertson and writer Paul Bristow Magic Torch comics are doing amazing work with Scottish schools using comics to promote literacy.  You may have seen their brilliant history/comics mash-ups including the story of the Stone of Destiny heist in the style of … Continue reading Defrosting History