Wednesday, 24 November 2010
The COMIX READER issue 1! OUT NOW!
Announcing : The first issue of THE COMIX READER, Britain's new Underground, Alternative, Independent, Satirical, Carnivalesque, ComixStrip Compendium!
The Comix Reader is a 24 page tabloid-sized (approximately A3) anthology of mainly full colour comic strips that strives to recapture some of the fun and free spirit of the 60's underground press. Printed on newsprint with a cover price of just £1, it's the opposite of the expensive limited edition; accessible to all who are interested. It's also an experiment in distribution and publishing : 9,000 copies paid for and distributed by the artists - a first, small attempt in taking "alternative" comics to a wider audience. People love comics!
It features work by 22 artists : Tobias Tak, Steve Tillotson, Ralph Kidson, Ellen Lindner, Paul O'Connell, Saban Kazim, Bird, Tim & Alex Levin, Gareth Brookes, Paul Ashley Brown, Lord Hurk, Kat Kon, Daniel Locke, Julia Homersham, Lawrence Elwick, Alex Potts, Jimi Gherkin, Scott Smith, Peter Lally, Sina Evil, and Richard Cowdry.
See www.thecomixreader.com for the latest news, stockists and ordering details.