Author: Dave Cook

Killtopia signed to publisher BHP Comics!

Hey folks, Dave here with a huge announcement. We’ve signed a publishing deal with Scottish publisher BHP Comics, who will be helping us get Killtopia out to readers across the world when it launches publically on October 3rd, 2018. What does this mean? Well, if you backed Killtopia #1 on Kickstarter it doesn’t mean anything for when you’ll get the book – it’ll still be sent out to you in October. For everyone else, it’ll mean the book will be available yo buy from www.bhpcomics.co.uk and from us direct at comic cons. You can also speak with your local...

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Video: Killtopia comic Q&A with Dave Cook

Hi again guys, Dave here. We just finished up our first Killtopia live Q&A on Facebook and it was a really great session, with many of superb questions from our fans. We touched upon a lot – how to write comics, selling at comic cons, planning a Kickstarter, and the world of Killtopia. You cack check it out in full here: https://www.facebook.com/killtopiacomic/videos/191642494935545/ Or embedded here: (GO TO A 1:00 TO SKIP OUR MICROPHONE TEST) Enjoy 😀...

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Guide: Killtopia concept art special with Craig Paton

Hey guys, Craig here. I thought I might share with you some of my sketches and concept art being the character design of our main characters in Killtopia. I take the view that character design is almost like a form of story telling, where a single image of a character tells the viewer a bit about this characters life, history and personality. So I often try to use clothing, expression, pose and adornments as little visual shortcuts that hopefully give you little more info about who these characters are and the goals they have. Sketching These are some of...

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Guide: How the Killtopia #1 Script Was Written

Hi guys, Dave here with a follow up to Craig’s amazing ‘concept art’ guide, which showed you how he designed our characters and finalised their look. It’s a mind blowing insight into his art process – READ IT HERE. Quite a few of our backers have asked if I could write a companion piece about how I wrote the script, so I’m more than happy to oblige 😀 Oh, and if you want to make your own comic, I’ve written a series of guides on: How to write a comic How to format your first script  How to make a Kickstarter. How...

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We’re going to Thought Bubble 2018!

Howdy guys, Dave here with a quick (but exciting) update on our convention schedule for 2018. We’ve been accepted to the colossal Thought Bubble comic festival for the second year in a row, taking place September 22-23rd! We’ll also be returning to Glasgow Comic Con on 30th of June. It’s also a bloody fun show, so we’re looking forward to this one too. You can check out our ever-expanding convention schedule on Facebook here. Keep an eye out for some brand new announcements soon 😀 Thanks guys,...

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