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by Dave Windett
16 Jul 2008, 08:04
Forum: The Phoenix
Topic: What's Next?
Replies: 3
Views: 6740

Re: What's Next?

Hi I am currently working on a strip called Lazarus Lemming with Writer John Gatehouse, which as far as I know will start in issue twenty four. The original design for the character can be seen at - http://www.davewindett.com/creator/fragments3.html although the information on the page could do with...
by Dave Windett
26 Aug 2007, 16:45
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Roger Mahoney
Replies: 0
Views: 895

Roger Mahoney

I've just been contacted by Trond Stein, the main organiser of the Norwegian comic festival Raptus. This years event is still around a month away, but they are already planning for next year. Trond would like to get in contact with Roger Mahoney the current Andy Capp artist. Is there anyone out ther...
by Dave Windett
10 Aug 2007, 12:28
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: BBC series on comics
Replies: 26
Views: 2868

BBC series on comics

This just appeared in the media section of The Guardian Online: BBC to screen history of comics Leigh Holmwood Friday August 10, 2007 MediaGuardian.co.uk BBC4 is to explore the world of British comics in a new season of programmes that includes a history of the genre and a documentary in which Jonat...
by Dave Windett
14 Jun 2007, 14:00
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Comics International #202?
Replies: 11
Views: 1209

Re: Comics International #202?

Does anyone know what's happening with Comics International? I've got the first Cosmic/Mike Conroy issue but that was back in March or April... is there another issue due soon? I hope they can get back onto a monthly schedule. Anyone know? Or is this beginning of the end? My subscription copy arriv...
by Dave Windett
03 Jun 2007, 08:36
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Drawing comics: help please!
Replies: 43
Views: 3039

Drawing comics: help please!

For the Dandy I worked at a quarter up as it fitted on an A3 page and was easy to scan for colouring. Before I started computer colouring I used markers to colour my work (mainly letraset pantone, and cheap brush style felt pens in conjunction with a letrajet air marker) Once I had inked the strip I...
by Dave Windett
01 Jun 2007, 21:14
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: He-Man & She-Ra UK comics
Replies: 6
Views: 774

He-Man & She-Ra UK comics

The comics were published by London Editions which was the comics division of Egmont Uk. The company was based in Manchester at the time in a building which overlooked Strangeways prison and the Boddingtons brewery. Egmont have moved away, the brewery has closed but the prison is still there. London...
by Dave Windett
27 Apr 2007, 18:03
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: cheap books
Replies: 0
Views: 756

cheap books

It's well worth checking out the remainder book shops at the moment. In amongst the piles of books on how to draw manga and collecting natzi regalia for beginners, I found the following - The Essential Guide to World Comics - Tim Pilcher and Brad Brooks Men of Tomorrow - Gerard Jones The Ultimate Bo...
by Dave Windett
23 Apr 2007, 18:51
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Graphic Novels
Replies: 16
Views: 1489

Re: Graphic Novels

Can anyone recommend any good British Graphic Novels? Is V for Vendetta as good as it's cracked up to be? I thought it was pretty good when I read it, but that was years ago,don't know what I would think of it now. Other British Graphic novels worth trying - The Adventures of Luther Arkwright - Bry...
by Dave Windett
21 Apr 2007, 16:31
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: Graphic Novels
Replies: 16
Views: 1489

Graphic Novels

Hi

For what it's worth I would recommend -

Jack Staff - Paul Grist
Owly - Andy Runton
The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck - Don Rosa
The Tale of One Bad Rat - Bryan Talbot
Leave it to Chance - James Robinson and Paul Smith
The Dreamer - Will Eisner
Halo Jones - Alan Moore and Ian Gibson

Dave
by Dave Windett
21 Apr 2007, 13:20
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: D.C. Thomson: The curse of the REPRINT!
Replies: 71
Views: 5888

D.C. Thomson: The curse of the REPRINT!

I try to adapt my style to each job as it comes along, but people always say they can recognise my work, even when I draw licensed characters.

I don't think there is anything I can do about it, and if there were I'm not sure I would want to change my style
by Dave Windett
21 Apr 2007, 09:28
Forum: General comics discussion
Topic: D.C. Thomson: The curse of the REPRINT!
Replies: 71
Views: 5888

D.C. Thomson: The curse of the REPRINT!

Hi Just thought you would like to know, I have drawn all five episodes of Ninja Nine and have been paid, but I have no idea if or when the strip will be used. Ninja Nine was written by Ferg Handley and was originally to be a series of two part stories, each episode to have been three pages long. I h...