Monday, October 30, 2006

Hello Everyone
No doubt there will be some new faces to the site this week (due to the advert for my hardback in Comics International)----If you have only just joined, this is the 'once-every-blue-moon-blog-of-david-hitchcock';)

I was a bit miffed that I couldn't make the LANCASTER COMIC SHOW over the weekend, especially as I was offered a lift there and back (thanks again Jay and Selina (of Girly Comic, Violence and more)...all the B+Bs were full, so I took that as being a good sign for the show!

Two folk that did go to the show mate, and allround techno genius GRAEME NEIL REID who was flogging his fine anthology ONE LAST TIME (well worth checking out, if you don't already have it....and even if you do GET ANOTHER).....he's also featured in NEGATIVE BURN 6 due out soon. And the other being BEN DICKSON, a great chap, who has self published a very clever graphic novel called FALLING SKY.

Anyway, while everyone was having a good time at the show I did some drawing, and finished Page 5 of the next short story for Leah Moore and John Reppion, this will appear soon in the ZOMBIES anthology by AccentUK.

I am supposed to be getting the SHJ hardbacks at the end of this week, however the printers have not given me a great deal of confidence, I've got my fingers crossed anyhow. I'll let you all know as soon as I can send them out. PLEASE NOTE: there will be a short delay for the first 20 copies, as I will need to do the drawings in each copy. If you wanted one of these copies, get your order in quick as 12 have gone already.

Thanks to everyone who has shown interest in the book so far.

That's me done for now.

Sunday, October 29, 2006

Hello All, and no doubt a few new faces too (due to the advert in the latest C.I.)

I'm still waiting for the books to be delivered from the printers, all being well I should get them at the end of this next week. I'm a bit miffed this week as I missed out on going to the new comic show in Lancaster, I decided to go at the last minute, and despite the offer of a lift there and back (a biiig thanks to Jay and Selina for that) I couldn't get any overnight accomodation. All fully booked up, let's hope that is a good sign for those who travelled all the way to the show. I've not heard any reports yet, but i know a few folk who were going. Namely Graeme Neil Reid who has his anthology comic ONE LAST TIME for sale, it's a great compilation of classic Brit comic style stories with a twist- not to be missed.

Also Ben Dickson's FALLING SKY is making its debut there. Ben gave me a prototype copy some time ago, it really is a clever tale and deserves a good distribution.

Other stuff this weekend..... just completed page 5 of the zombie story I'm doing with Leah Moore and John Reppion, its looking great (but I would say that wouldn't I;)

I've just bought a second-hand copy of Dawn of War (the Warhammer game for the PC)...looked really sweet on the box, but can anyone out there TELL ME HOW TO DECIPHER WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON!!!!!!??????? I'm not a great gamer at best, but I just hate it when the screen is so full of icons you just can't see what's happening.

That's me done for this week.



Thursday, October 12, 2006


Still waiting for proofs from the printers! It was all supposed to be 'touch of a button' stuff, BUT (as usual with technology) when I go to download the pdfs, I get error messages, but not until I've already waited 40mins for the 620meg file to download! Ahhh, anyway, hopefully it will be sorted soon-- so they tell me.

The colour SHJ issue 2 is now out (Full Circle Publications), it looks pretty too;) You might be able to pick it up at your local comic shop, and then again you might not. The local FP which I'm forced to frequent, had one solitary copy---which I purchased myself. How sad is that;)

Last weekend I did a page for the next Moore and Reppion short, a 19th century zombie tale, which will be coming out through ACCENT UK early in 2007.

Also I just recently joined the DON MURPHY Message Board at as I want to try and start some buzz about a possible SPRINGHEELED JACK film... the thread is in the 'Talkin about general stuff' section, if you want to join you COULD be in for a free copy of the hardback!!!

Get yourself over there now:)