If you get your books from your local comic shop (and why wouldn’t you?), the final order cutoff for BAD MACHINERY VOL. 6 is next Monday, October 24. The book is packed with new pages, revised artwork, and exclusive extracts from Mr Gravy’s vile, self-serving autobiography which I believe should not be missed.
I was away last week, so I have neglected to tell you that Giant Days 19 and volume 3 are out in comic shops and on Comixology now! Issue 19 concerns the clear and present dangers of the modern music festival, and volume 3 features issues 9-12 of the series. I have a few copies of issue 19 (and other back issues) in my UK shop.
I spoke to David Harper’s Off Panel podcast about the Bobbinsverse, Giant Days, Bad Machinery and my forthcoming (hypothetical) writing gig on Homeland. It was a good one, I think!
Giant Days 18 is on shelves at comic book shops and on Comixology today. It’s the final issue of the ladies’ first year, sunset on those innocent carefree days. Join me, MAX SARIN (pencils), LIZ FLEMING (inks), WHITNEY COGAR (colours) and JIM CAMPBELL (letters) as they knock the old place down!
If you’ve not picked up Giant Days yet, what are you waiting for? The first eight issues are available in trade paperbacks now, and the next one is out next month. I’ve also got selected back issues (including the latest) to patch holes in your collection in my shop.
Out today is Civil War II: Choosing Sides #4 from Marvel, which features a 7-page story written by me and drawn by Rosi Kämpe. I was excited to be asked, as a big Marvel reader in my youth, as a fan of Louise Simonson’s writing run on the original Power Pack comics, and because the team hadn’t existed in regular Marvel continuity since their original 1980s series ended.
Before I started, I sent editor Wil Moss a couple of quick sketches of the remaining members of the group as I envisaged them…
…and at the end I was rewarded with a variant cover by one of my favourite art teams working anywhere today, Studio Gurihiru.
It was a thrill to work with Rosi and Wil. An A++ experience.
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UPCOMING APPEARANCESSat/Sun November 5th-6th 2016 - Thought Bubble Festival, Royal Armouries, Leeds, UK
Saturday November 12th 2016 - Giant Days vol 3 signing, 2-3PM, Gosh Comics, 1 Berwick Street, Soho, London
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