Pace Yourself

This might seem crazy, as the summer comes to an end and for teachers like me work begins again in earnest, but I'm actually in rather a good mood. For a start, it's the end of summer 2012 which  - in the...

Olympian Dreams

I think it's fair to say that the biggest thing to happen in Britain this year is the Olympic Games. The Queen's Diamond Jubilee was fun (thanks for the extra day off work, your Majesty) but it was...

Maddening ideas

This isn't the column I had intended to write. It's not even the one I thought I had to. It's the one that forced itself from my unsuspecting fingers as they danced unbidden across the...

Once upon an idea…

It is a truth, universally acknowledged, that there is nothing new under the sun.* Ideas are strangely self replicating, and the really good ones keep resurfacing. Once, people told each other stories...

What's your motivation?

There is only one sure fire way to become a millionaire by making comics, but it's very, very simple. All you do is start with two million and work from there.It's an old joke, but that doesn't...

Logo Low Blow?

Right. I'm just going to get the controversial statement out of the way right up front.I don't care about the new DC Comics logo. I really don't. In the FoolBritannia "list of things to...

Conning Eagles

I don't know about you, but one of the things I do in the first week or so of every year is try to sort out what I'll be doing over the next twelve months. If you're thinking that this seems...