Help A New UK Comic Magazine
♦ Comic Scene UK is a new comic magazine that focuses on UK comics and we have even been doing a little bit of writing for it. They currently have a crowdfunding campaign to help get it into newsagents so here’s the details of that campaign…
The magazine also has a social purpose, aiming for some of the profits to provide free comic workshops for young people, helping to inspire the comic creators of tomorrow. The title also encourages improving literacy by comic reading for young children and young adults as well as identifying a variety of different comic genres to explore.
The magazine is A4 64+ full colour pages using top specialist writers and creators, published by Tony Foster of comicsflix.org and designed by the Burgh Agency based in Edinburgh. The title is supported by the use of social media and additional website material.
The intention was to follow a subscription only model but buyers from specialist comic shops across the UK agreed to sell them earlier than expected. A distributor has agreed to offer the magazine to all specialist comic shops. The magazine now needs your support to get into shops like WH Smith and make it more accessible to people, share information on classic and new comics and increase our potential profits for funding comic workshops. Newsagents are interested but there is a fee for this and your help will meet this cost.
here’s the link for the campaign