Wednesday, 12 April 2017

StokeConTrent Guest Comic Artist

StokeConTrent #6 
The best draw there is 

this year saw the 6th StokeConTrent Convention. It had stiff competition from other conventions in the area that were running on the same day with the shift of the Easter Holidays. Still the weather was good and there was a great attendance at the event and they were able to see some of the best UK artist in the Industry.

It was great to see AccentUK back with Colin Mathieson and Gary Cruthley showing off their work.

Kevin Gunstone made an apperance with his Planet of the Daemons comic which is up to comic 3. But what i treally enjoyed from Kevin was his back issues of The Agents. He was selling all 6 issues for £15, and this introdiced me to kevs writing for a slightly different format and audience 

 As a newbie to StokeConTrent it was great to have the creator of the Hulk Buster and War Machine Kevin Hopgood to the convention. He was selling some seriously good sketched out comic pages for a very reasonable price.

 Mike Collins is a regular now at the convention, and as ever it was great to see him bringing his Doctor Who and (in this case) his Star Wars work with him. It is also with great thanks that Staffordshire University must thank him for his kind donation of Graphic Novels. 

Finally another favourite of the punters in Simon Donald, who is absolutely brilliant as ever. Here he gives the Staffordshire University Comic Arts Mascot the Viz treatment.

There were other wonderful artist as well including Lew Stringer, who brought his Brickman Begins book with an introduction from Alan Moore. 

There was also Newbie Laura Howell,  whose excellent "The Bizarre Adventures of Gilbert & Sullivan" Comes highly recommended  

Also a big Thanks to Marc Jackson and all our best for his MaccPow Saturday 1st July