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 […]

Ramsey Hassan

Ramsey Hassan

Posted on November 24th, 2016

Ramsey Hassan – also known by the moniker RAMZEE – is a comic creator based in London. This week, Tom spoke to Ramsey about the personal experiences that motivated his latest book Zorse, along with Ramsey’s origins in small press, and advice for those who may yet have a story to tell of their own. […]

Winch SP Event Review

Winch SP Event Review

Posted on October 29th, 2016

Friday 28th October saw the culmination of the inaugural Winchester Small Press Event, curated by Tom Mortimer and co-curated by Kieron from the Dalston Comics Club. The week long event sought to pay homage to the current crop of Small Press talent, providing a full blown gallery display alongside stalls, workshops and a range of […]

Parsley Girl: Carrots

Parsley Girl: Carrots

Posted on October 27th, 2016

Parsley Girl: Carrots by Matthew Swan Avery Hill Publishing [available online] Colour / £6 Released 2016 Review by Tom Mortimer Matthew Swan’s Parsley Girl: Carrots is a recent addition to the Avery Hill Publishing lineup. Of their recent publications, it’s definitely the most dramatically flamboyant, with a cartoon playfulness and dash of fantasy. To summarise: […]

Small Press Event

Small Press Event

Posted on October 24th, 2016

Fans of the UK small press comics scene are reminded to head to Winchester this half-term for the inaugeral Small Press: Independent Comics and Self Publishing event at the Winchester School of Art. Set up by our very own Tom Mortimer, this week-long event seeks to draw attention to the great work being done in […]