Full interview at comicon.com
Artist Meghan Hetrick has written about her process for The Treasure of Abbot Thomas, and has posted the full unlettered artwork for the story on her website. It is absolutely beautiful.
Beware spoilers if you’re not already familiar with the story and/or haven’t got your hands on a copy of Ghost Stories of an Antiquary Vol 2 yet. Otherwise, read on: meghanhetrick.com/2017/10/27/the-treasure-of-abbot-thomas
There are four tales here, each illustrated by a different artist. Number 13 by George Kambadais, Count Magnus by Abigail Larson, Oh, Whistle and I’ll Come To You, My Lad, by Al Davison and The Treasure of Abbot Thomas by Meghan Hetrick. M R James was a master of crafting short, unsettling stories, and these are just the right length to establish the story and, just as important for a James tale, the atmosphere. Because James, as with Poe, it’s as much about that atmosphere, from the seemingly mundane to the first inkling that something isn’t quite right, then that slow building sense of unease that grows into dread then fear as those hints of movement in the shadows manifest.
Full review at forbiddenplanet.blog
VG&M Comic Art Festival
20 October 2017 – 21 October 2017
Moore & Reppion will be at the event 10 am until 2 pm on Friday, and 10 am until 3 pm on Saturday and will be tutoring/taking part in the comic writing workshops both days (11 am until 1 pm).
The VG&M will host a Comic Art Festival in association with our ‘Beyond Dredd and Watchmen: The Art of John Higgins’ exhibition.
Booking is required for some of the events listed below but we will also be offering Superhero Sandwiches and Supervillain Pizzas in the Waterhouse Cafe, Cosplaying Judges on patrol throughout the building and the opportunity to take a selfie with Judge Dredd…if you dare!
Click the links below to find out more and to book for each event: