Month: April 2015

Bust: Issue #1, page 23 now live! (+cover update)

Hello Bust backers and friends alike, Dave here with another of Chris’s brilliant new pages. We’re now up to page 23 of the story, in which finally Jack becomes the warrior we saw at the start, and our story almost comes full circle. You can read the page and the rest of the fist issue so far free at the issue #1 reel here. Here’s a sneak preview of the page: Also, the colour cover for Bust: Issue #1 is nearing completion, thanks to a mystery guest artist, and it’s looking superb. We’ll be running a reveal countdown soon before unleashing it into the world. Keep an eye out on the Bust blog, Instagram and Facebook feeds for the teasers to begin. That’s all for now, and thanks again for your brilliant support...

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Q&A with Chris on Bust’s art + Edinburgh Comic Con 2015

Happy Monday! Hello and welcome to another comic update. We’ve got an extra-special one for you here, kicking off with a report from this year’s Edinburgh ComicCon. I took a trip to the ‘con on Saturday to show Bust: issue #1 to many artists and writers such asAnd then Emily Was Gone’s John Lees, and James McCulloch and Janine Van Moosel – the ace team behind City of Lost Souls. Here I am speaking with Doctor Who Magazine’s Dan McDaid (he loved it!) The feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Chris’s amazing artwork went down an absolute storm, and the plot was praised for being dark and with a flawed anti-hero who had a different backstory, so it seems we really are onto something here folks.  I hope to showcase Bust’s first issue at other events throughout the year, and I’ll keep you well posted on when that’s happening. Don’t forget, you can read all of Bust: issue #1 as each page is finished at www.bustcomic.com For now, we thought we’d flip things around for a spell with a Q&A from Bust artist Chris O’Toole about why he got into art, his big influences and what he thinks of Bust’s second issue ‘Wasteland Ronin’ (because lord knows I do enough yammering on throughout these pages!) Before we begin, I want to say once more that making Bust with Chris has been...

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