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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: Scary Go Round has been un-cancelled. Stories will now continue in 2018. Danger averted.

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Wed, 08 Nov 2017 21:07:33
Bad Machinery volume 3 Pocket Edition is out

If you want to own Bad Machinery volume 3 in a handy smaller size, head to your local comic shop or bookshop today. If you want it in the fast-disappearing original larger size, head to Topatoco.

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 16:23:31
Scary Go Round un-cancelled

Due to the fact that I am working on some Exciting New Things in 2018, I am extending Scary Go Round indefinitely into 2018. I don’t think I can make up an entirely new webcomic whole cloth alongside these other (mystery) tasks. So I guess you’ll be able to continue visiting Tackleford into its 20th year. The current story (Hard Yards) will end as planned on December 18th. The SENSES-SHATTERING CONCLUSION will now be re-branded as the PRE-CHRISTMAS IMBROGLIO. I have no idea what will happen in 2018′s stories yet, we’ll see what I can dig out of the shattered timber and glowing embers of what remains on December 19th.

Addendum: apologies to all Robert Cop fans.

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 12:29:05
Giant Days 32 is out today

Giant Days 32 is out today, get it in comic shops, via Comixology, or if all other methods fail, via my shop.

Brought to you by me, MAX SARIN (pencils), LIZ FLEMING (inks), WHITNEY COGAR (colours) and JIM CAMPBELL (letters), this unprecedented thirty-second pamphlet in the series deals with housing issues, spiders, worms, industrial spaces and skateboarding. It’s all killer and no filler: get it in your chiller.

NOTE YE: The Giant Days 2017 holiday special is out on November 22nd, 40 pages of festive intensity drawn by superstar guest artist JENN ST-ONGE (Jem & The Misfits). It is somehow both a standalone issue and a long-awaited bridge to a lost part of classic SGR continuity. YOU WILL LIKE IT.   

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:30:57
Giant Days vol 6 is out today.

Giant Days volume 6, containing issues 21-24 (I think that’s right!) is in comic shops today, other bookstores next week. What else can I tell you about this thundering good tome? Only that it was written by me, pencilled by MAX SARIN, inked by LIZ FLEMING, coloured by WHITNEY COGAR, lettered by JIM CAMPBELL and edited by JASMINE AMIRI & SHANNON WATTERS. Cover by LISSA TREIMAN.

In this volume: burglary, lust, a dinner party, death.


Tue, 10 Oct 2017 09:28:39
Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Just a quick note to say that I’ll no longer be appearing as a guest LICAF this weekend. I sincerely apologise to anyone who is disappointed; I was greatly looking forward to the event but felt that I could not in good conscience attend. This was my last planned event for 2017, I hope to see you all somewhere, anywhere, in 2018.

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