Manchester Exhibitionist

Posted on Oct 1, 2012 in news

Next week sees the launch of an exhibition I’m taking part in called Top Bunk! which starts on Friday 12th October in Manchester’s Cornerhouse. I will have a limited run of 10 prints of ‘Blunderbuss’, my Jack White illustration, as well as 4 original black and white ink drawings. All the art in the exhibition […]

Decompressed

Posted on Sep 7, 2012 in news

Late last month I recorded an interview with the famous comics writer and long time pal Kieron Gillen for his podcast DECOMPRESSED in which he talks with creators in great detail about a single issue of their comic. Kieron asked me to talk about Blood Blokes #2 and by golly I did. You can listen […]

The Month of May

Posted on May 10, 2012 in comics, news

As you may have noticed it is May. For you that might mean the promise of better weather (ha!) and taking days off around Bank Holidays so you get a whole week off work. For me it means comics comics comics! Here is a rundown of all the appearances I’ll be making this month: First […]

Leeds & Manchester shows this weekend.

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 in comics, news

This Saturday 28th April I will be in Leeds for my 3rd appearance at the Leeds Alternative Comics Fair. It’s on at the spacious Nation of Shopkeepers pub from 12-5pm. I will be selling the Great Beast editions of Blood Blokes #1, Paper Science and probably doing some sketches too. This a FREE event so […]

Release the Beast!

Posted on Apr 20, 2012 in comics, news

Yesterday, Forbidden Planet International broke the news about a new UK publishing group for independent comics and graphic novels set up by myself and my comics wife Marc Ellerby, and thus the Great Beast was unleashed upon the world. With this new imprint, Marc and I intend to get our self published comics into as […]

HotchPotch

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 in comics, illustration, news

This Sunday I will be holding a short talk and Q&A about my comic and illustration work at an event called HotchPotch in Manchester. I will have a small exhibition of work on the walls and I’ll be selling comics during the rest of the event too. HotchPotch is held at The Thirsty Scholar & […]

Thought Bubble 2011

Posted on Nov 14, 2011 in comics, news

It’s time once again for the best comic convention in the UK, it’s Thought Bubble, this coming weekend in Leeds! This year’s show is a 2 day event across 2 huge halls on Saturday and Sunday and I will be there selling my comics for the full two days. No panels, no workshops, no commissions, […]

The King of Things Pez!

Posted on Nov 14, 2011 in news

I had to share this on my blog because it is beyond amazing. For my 30th birthday my friend Dan Baxter, who always make me excellent cards, made me a The King of Things Pez dispenser complete with it’s own packaging!!! I could not believe it. Seriously, how cool is this? I cannot thank Dan […]

Nelson

Posted on Nov 3, 2011 in comics, news

Nelson OUT NOW! Nelson is undoubtedly the comics anthology of the year. 54 British creators telling one story of the life of Nel Baker. Each creator taking a single day in each year of her life. From her birth in 1968 to the present day, each creator takes the story so far and adds to […]

LEGO Shortlist

Posted on Nov 2, 2011 in commercial work, Lego, news

Back in January I was thrilled to have my Lego Mad Men featured on Shortlist Magazine’s website. Not long after, the guys there told me the feature had gone down really well and they’d like to commission me to see what else I could do with my minifigure collection. Perhaps recreate some of their covers […]

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