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Iiiiiiiiiit’s Chriiiiiiiiistmas!

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Well here it is, Merry Christmas, everybody’s having fun – or so Seventies sideburned seasonal songsters Slade once sang. And they were right, everybody WILL be having fun once they get their hands on the slew of festive funnies coming your way from D.C Thomson this year! Firstly, we have the Beano Christmas Special, which isn’t to be confused with the weekly comic’s Christmas issue (more of which in a…
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One in the Eye

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Regular readers of this blog will know that I recently had a cartoon published in Private Eye magazine (issue 1396, number fans), a cartoon I can reproduce here given that the said issue has since gone off sale. You can see the cartoon above, a response to the terrible Charleston shootings of a few weeks back. I don’t want to over explain the cartoon or anything (a picture speaks a…
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When Pant-Man Met Ant-Man

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Another Wednesday has rolled around (as it seems to do on a weekly basis), bringing with it another new issue of The Beano! HOORAY FOR WEDNESDAYS! This week’s issue includes two strips that I worked on, which I will go on to talk about in more detail once I’ve finished this sentence, right…about…NOW. The first strip I’ll talk about is Roger the Dodger, on which I took ¬†over writing duties…
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Guns and Ruses

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Well, today is a pretty exciting day for me in my career, for today (Wednesday the 8th of July) sees the publication of my first ever cartoon for Lord Gnome’s esteemed organ, Private Eye! I’m absolutely overjoyed to finally get in the Eye, primarily as it’s been one of my own, personal favourite reads since I was 16, but also because it represents the last of my initial career aims….
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Summer Knights

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In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s SUMMER and isn’t it hot? It’s hot. HOT. HOOOOTTTTTTT. Hot.¬† Obvious weather reporting aside, Summer also heralds DC Thomson’s Summer Specials, with new editions from both The Beano AND The Dandy! Yes, while The Dandy shuffled off this mortal coil back in 2012, the Summer Special still goes strong year after year, helping to make those hot hot HOT days a little bit cooler….
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