A few of my Cubehead comics are available to buy from the small press section in Orbital Comics near Leicester Square.
After reading some Asimov, I decided to make one of my short sci-fi stories into a 4 part comic booklet. The only problem was I didn’t know how to draw it. At some point I decided to make all of the art circular and get a bit abstract with it. The resultant comic contains photocopied maltesers in space, spirograph, paint splatters, sand through a telescope and of course one or two actual drawings.
Hi there – just to let you know that the booklets I have been making over the last couple of years are now available to buy here in my new Etsy store.
There are illustrated poems, jokes, stories and comics for you to choose from and I’ll be adding more soon. Plus I’ll be throwing in a free one with every purchase. Step right up.
If you enjoyed Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Arrival’ in the cinema you might like this short comic strip about an extra terrestrial visit. There are a few similarities, but what can I say – we’ve always been ahead of our time…
The men sat alone in the cockpit. Nobody spoke for more than an hour but it could have been days. Besides, units of time measurement based on the Earth’s orbit seemed pointless to them now. The four men’s minds went separately to places over 240,000 miles away and the people they loved there.
West cried when he saw the Earth come into view. He wondered what his tears would do if his helmet wasn’t on. Without gravity he supposed they might just well up on his eyeballs and float away in front of him.
There had been a small explosion earlier. It hadn’t been as loud as it would have been within the Earth’s atmosphere, but it was all the more terrifying. They couldn’t see the direct reason why, but the comms panel was now useless to them, so communication with the Earth was impossible. At least two of the men privately thought this a blessing in disguise, as they did not know what they would have said to their children, their wives, their parents. Continue reading