Interviewed!

Interviewed!

Posted on March 30th, 2017

We were recently interviewed by Harriet from the fantastic Comics Forum website. It was a fascinating discussion; we covered a range of subjects including the origins of Dirty Rotten Comics along with our thoughts on where British comics are right now and where things may be heading in the future. You can read the interview […]

Gareth Hopkins

Gareth Hopkins

Posted on March 13th, 2017

Gareth Hopkins is a self-described “illustrator and/or artist” based in Essex, whose work is abstract and frequently experimental. This week, Tom spoke with Gareth about his ongoing Intercorstal series, his process behind ‘abstracting’ a comics page, and the benefits of physical rather than digital production. – – – – T: Something I’ve enjoyed about abstracting […]

Coming Soon…

Coming Soon…

Posted on February 25th, 2017

Our tenth issue is in the pipeline and we’re planning something very special to mark the occasion, being that we’ve reached landmark double figures. Because we’re doing things a little differently this time around, there won’t be a submissions window as per usual. This isn’t a permanent move and submissions will open again for our […]

Xmas Competition!

Xmas Competition!

Posted on December 24th, 2016

In the charitable spirit of Christmas, we’ve decided to get involved with a little festive giveaway of our own… To win, all we ask is that you send us a Six Minute Comic; that is, a four panel comic which you’ve drawn from start to finish in six minutes. Entries close at 9pm on Boxing […]

DRC9 Out Now!

DRC9 Out Now!

Posted on December 9th, 2016

Just in time for the Christmas rush, Dirty Rotten Comics is back and bursting at the seams with fresh new strips from the finest creators working in Britain today. With a beautiful wraparound cover by Jey Levang, this one is bound to prove the perfect stocking filler! As per tradition, our list of contributors features […]

Gareth Sleightholme

Gareth Sleightholme

Posted on December 5th, 2016

Gareth Sleightholme is an illustrator, designer and comic creator based in Kingston Upon Hull. Gareth has been working as a concept artist for two decades, and is a prolific artist and writer. This week, Tom caught up with Gareth to talk comics, Lovecraft, and the creative process. T: Let’s start at the beginning, what first […]

Making the Cover

Making the Cover

Posted on December 1st, 2016

As you may already be aware if you saw Broken Frontier’s exclusive reveal, we were lucky enough to have Jey Levang take over cover responsibilities for our latest issue. Jey is a Norwegian comic artist who has appeared in the pages of DRC on many occasions in the past, and has received significant acclaim over […]

DRC9: Cover & News

DRC9: Cover & News

Posted on November 30th, 2016

As we apply a final lick of paint to Dirty Rotten Comics #9, Broken Frontier have today revealed the cover in a site-exclusive preview. Head over to the link below to see the new cover in all its glory, alongside preview pages and some first thoughts on our latest collection. Broken Frontier: DRC9 Cover Reveal […]

Grace Wilson

Grace Wilson

Posted on November 28th, 2016

Grace Wilson is an illustrator, sculptor, and comic creator from London. Her graphic novel ‘Saving Grace’ – recently released by Jonathan Cape – follows the life of a twenty-something as she navigates impending homelessness and attempts to find self-fulfillment. This week, Tom sat down with Grace to talk about her inspirations, creative process, and plans […]

Laudanum

Laudanum

Posted on November 25th, 2016

Laudanum by Rob Jones, Michael Sambrook & Alisdair Wood Horrere [available online] B&W / £0.50 Released 2016 Review by Tom Mortimer Laudanum is the tale of a man struggling to hold on to his sanity, after the recent death of his wife. It is Victorian in setting, but writers Rob Jones and Michael Sambrook manage […]