Saturday, 29 October 2011

The Gumps!

Me and the Mrs have been quite grumpy this week. When such moods descend we often refer to each other as the following chararacters:

It seems to help!

Thursday, 27 October 2011


"A perfect three minute chemical-infused rush of a comic", not my words but the words of Comic Heroes magazine (to paraphrase Alan Partridge.

Hitsville UK gets its review in the new issue (Small Press Round-Up pp 110-111) and it's a corker.

Our humble comic is "an acid-fried report from the edges of sanity" and "a feverishly inventive psychedelic odyssey"

They seem to think we're on drugs!

We got five stars (out of five), which is better than all of the DC, Marvel and Image fare on review and the same as Morrison & Quitely's WE3, David B's new book and Paul Gravett's new tome. Not that we're counting. (We're not counting.)

Thanks to Rob Power at Comic Heroes, glad you enjoyed it. 

As ever you can read Hitsville UK at and buy the whole issue at

Saturday, 22 October 2011

Men Behind Guitars

New Hitsville UK pic showing Marvin from retronauts Men Behind Guitars.

I'm going to do a series of Hitsville prints and we'll be selling them at Comica Comiket, Thought Bubble and through our shop.

Don't touch the brown acid!

Saturday, 8 October 2011


Big belated love to Forbidden Planet International who named us one of their favourite comics of September.
See here! 

Will Kirkby's Tuk Tuk also looks proper good. Can't wait to get my hands on that. Will he be at Thought Bubble I wonder?

We just heard from Comic Heroes mag that they've reviewed us in their new issue, out 25 October. We don't know what they've said (but they told us they liked it).

Oh, and of course, Hitsville UK here: