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THE STANDARD #4 by G-Man

The Standard #4

Every now and again we’re lucky enough to have an early look at a title we love reading and with issue #4 of The Standard we got an early sneak peek ahead of its debut at this weekend’s Glasgow Comic Con.

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GLoW 1 by Craig

We’re at the height of comic con season which, for small press, usually means new issues and collections being released here and there over the course of the con calendar. Later this week the Glasgow Comic Con kicks off, bringing high profile guests, more venue space and the Scottish Independent Comic Book Awards (or SICBAs for short) – however it’ll also see the launch of the very first anthology from the Glasgow League of Writers – simply titled GLoW 1.

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THE STANDARD #3 by G-Man

If there’s one thing that’s frustrated me about The Standard…..it’s that I can’t pre-order it……and John Lees helps build that case with issue #3 of his own creation.

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GLASGOW LEAGUE OF WRITERS by Craig

Glasgow is a good place to be if you’re a comic fan – that coming from a totally unbiased Glaswegian comics fan of course. Not only is it home to an exceptionally large number of writers and artists, it’s got an amazing community of fans, eager to meet anywhere from their local comic shop to marts and events. One of those gatherings however, encourages budding comic book writers to come along, share their work with others and join in on discussions. Comics Anonymous popped along to one of the Glasgow League of Writers (or GLoW for short) fortnightly meetings to see what was going on.

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THE EAGLE AWARDS by G-Man

As 2012 fills up the CA team diary with more Cons than Arkham Asylum, there’s also the added bonus of the TOP comic book contributors being highlighted in the numerous award ceremonies which take place at these.  None more so than the long standing Eagle Awards (around since the mid-70’s) which are presented at this years MCM Expo London Comic Con in May.   With the 1st round of nominations being open since the start of January through until the end of February, the CA team thought we’d try and highlight some key possibilities for your nominations…..

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THE STANDARD #1 AND #2 by G-Man

Now as you’ll no doubt have seen in my recent reviews…..the small press shelf is not to be passed-by……and “The Standard”….is yet another reason for that.

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