Author: Dave Cook

Killtopia character art by Gary Erskine – revealed!

Hi guys, Dave here with a fresh update for you, and some sick new art from our guest print artist, Gary Erskine. But first, Craig is now deep into colouring the issue, and what I’ve seen so far is looking damn tasty! We’ll have some final-colour page art for you very soon, so keep an eye out for an update on that 😀 If you haven’t come across Gary Erskine before, he’s a regular guest at many big conventions across the UK, and has worked with both Marvel and DC, having produced art for Captain America, Star Wars (Dark...

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Killtopia #1 Diamond Code now live!

Hi guys, Dave here with a fresh announcement! Killtopia #1 is now available for comic book stores across the UK to order from distributor Diamond. That means if you or your friends want to order copies into your local UK-based Forbidden Planet or independent comic store, you just have to ask the staff. All you have to do is give them our order code JUL183286 and they can order some copies in for you. Drop us a message if you want to ask anything about advance store orders, our inbox is always open 😀...

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New Killtopia Colour Teaser

Hi guys, Dave here with a fresh update. First, the biggest news that Killtopia #1 is on track to be fully completed in just over two weeks. It’s been a crazy road, and both Craig and I have learned a hell of a lot about our own processes and work since we started on this path, but the finish line is now in sight! And to mark the occasion, here’s a fresh coloured preview, which sees Shinji and Crash take a leap of faith to escape a pair of security drones: where will their leap take them? Next up,...

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New “How to Make Comics” guide: Dealing with burnout and stress

Hi Guys, Dave here with chapter 8 of my “How to Make Comics” guides. It’s also my second video guide, and it’s one that’s pretty close to my heart – as someone who has dealt with stress, depression and burnout because of my craft. Turns out, I’m not alone – since publishing this guide on the Killtopia Facebook page, I’ve had a ton of messages from other creators saying that they’ve been through this too – so if you ever feel alone, just know that you’re definitely not Here’s my view on how to deal with the stress of...

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Interview: Dave reveals a dark Killtopia plot thread to Big Comic Page and some never before seen art

It’s been a busy time for Killtopia interviews recently, and it’s seriously amazing to see so many sites and people wanting to know more about the series – I never once imagined it becoming this popular! My latest press interview comes from the wonderful Big Comic Page, who had the first chance to read through the full Killtopia #1 script, and got a first look at Killtopia #2 (the script is now complete, woo!) In the interview, Sam Graven talks with me about a dark aspect of the plot we hadn’t revealed much about yet – namely, an overarching...

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