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New autobiographical comic zine available for pre-order! Maps, 3 zines, comics etc

Posted on June 13, 2013 at 2:35pm 0 Comments

The new issue of my autobiographical comic, SMOO, is available for pre-order now! SMOO #7 is about the countryside I grew up in. Split over three zines, a map, and a letter, it deals with memories, trying to live in the now, and what happens when you revisit your home, many years later.

  • 88 pages of comics across 3 A6 zines (148 mm x 105 mm)
  • fold out map (297 x 210mm)
  • a letter (210 x…
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Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2011

Posted on August 24, 2011 at 2:38am 0 Comments

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Call for submissions to Better, Drawn - comics and health issues

Posted on July 28, 2011 at 7:47am 1 Comment

Better, drawn is a new place for people to share stories about long-term and chronic mental and physical illnesses, told in the form of short comics. The site is a way for people to share experiences that might otherwise be difficult to talk about openly. In fact, we think that sometimes things can be said better when they’re drawn; hopefully, these comics might help some people…

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Announcing 'Better, Drawn', where people can share comics about living with long-term health issues

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 5:30am 0 Comments

I've just launched a new blog called 'Better, drawn'. It's a blog where people with experience of long-term or chronic mental and physical health issues can share their experiences in the form of comics. If this is something you might be interested either in reading or taking part in, please spread the word.



I know that many people here write about these things in their zines and comics on a regular basis, and if you'd like to contribute a short one page story or… Continue

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At 10:59am on December 11, 2012, Lubomyr Tymkiv said…

We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the blog http://zineshow.blogspot.com All works will be exhibited also in the gallery "tymutopiyapres" http://tymutopiyapres.blogspot.com is not a commercial gallery. Welcomed but not "necessarily" summary of your zine or about you or your creative work (this is necessary for further elucidation of the project and possible documentation). Zines for the exhibition please send air mail: "Zineshow" A/C 9875, Sadivnycha 19/1, 79038, Lviv, Ukraine. mailposht[.]gmail[.]com

At 3:28am on May 12, 2010, Carlos Palacios Hidalgo said…
hello and welcome :)
At 2:02pm on May 10, 2010, Tania Martins said…
welcome by the way \m/

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Simon Moreton replied to Andrew Culture's discussion New Issue Announcement thread!
"New issue of SMOO Comics available for pre-order! (Autobio/perzine/drawings) This issue of SMOO is about the countryside I grew up in. Split over three zines, a map, and a letter, it deals with memories, trying to live in the now, and what happens…"
Jun 16, 2013
Simon Moreton posted a blog post

New autobiographical comic zine available for pre-order! Maps, 3 zines, comics etc

The new issue of my autobiographical comic, SMOO, is available for pre-order now! SMOO #7 is about the countryside I grew up in. Split over three zines, a map, and a letter, it deals with memories, trying to live in the now, and what happens when you revisit your home, many years later.88 pages of comics across 3 A6 zines (148 mm x 105 mm)fold out map (297 x 210mm)a letter (210 x 148 mm)B&W throughoutThe zine costs £4 plus…See More
Jun 13, 2013
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Jun 13, 2013
Lubomyr Tymkiv left a comment for Simon Moreton
"We invite you to take part in the First International Exhibition "ZINESHOW" in Ukraine. Participation is free. Any technique. Any theme and format. No return. Deadline: 15/04/2013. Exhibition on the…"
Dec 11, 2012
Simon Moreton liked Simon Moreton's blog post Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2011
Aug 24, 2011
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Bristol Comic and Zine Fair 2011

For further information, please visit our website.See More
Aug 24, 2011
Becky the Evil Flower commented on Simon Moreton's blog post Call for submissions to Better, Drawn - comics and health issues
"This is amazing. I want to make one."
Jul 28, 2011
Simon Moreton posted a blog post

Call for submissions to Better, Drawn - comics and health issues

Better, drawn is a new place for people to share stories about long-term and chronic mental and physical illnesses, told in the form of short comics. The site is a way for people to share experiences that might otherwise be difficult to talk about openly. In fact, we think that sometimes things can be said better when they’re drawn; hopefully, these comics might help some people feel better, too.To get this website going, we’re looking…See More
Jul 28, 2011
deb jacobs replied to Simon Moreton's discussion Art blog to share stories about mental/physical illness as comics in the group Mental Health Zines
"great idea. i draw, but not cartoons or comics...do you want just drawings? ones that pertain to mi or pi? mine really don't.... deb j"
Jul 15, 2011
Simon Moreton added a discussion to the group Mental Health Zines
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Art blog to share stories about mental/physical illness as comics

Hi all, I've just started a new blog, called Better, Drawn: "Better, drawn is a place for people to share stories about long-term mental and physical illnesses, told in the form of short comics. The site is a way for people to write and draw about their experiences that might otherwise be difficult to talk about openly. In fact, we think that sometimes things can be said better when they’re drawn. Submissions are open to anyone with experience of long-term mental or physical illness to share -…See More
Jul 15, 2011
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Jul 12, 2011
Simon Moreton posted a blog post

Announcing 'Better, Drawn', where people can share comics about living with long-term health issues

I've just launched a new blog called 'Better, drawn'. It's a blog where people with experience of long-term or chronic mental and physical health issues can share their experiences in the form of comics. If this is something you might be interested either in reading or taking part in, please spread the word. I know that many people here write about these things in their zines and comics on a regular basis, and if you'd like to contribute a short one page story or strip to the site, that would…See More
Jul 8, 2011
Simon Moreton posted a status
"Announcing http://better-drawn.tumblr.com, where people with long-term mental and physcial illness can share their stories as short comics."
Jul 8, 2011
Simon Moreton posted a blog post

The Sorry Entertainer International Newsprint Comics Anthology needs your help!

We've put together a newspaper of comics from minicomics creators from across the UK, the USA, Ireland and Argentina. It's called the Sorry Entertainer, and we're now raising funds to print the newspaper. We're using IndieGoGo, a cloud sourcing…See More
May 5, 2011
Simon Moreton posted a blog post

Calling all Bristol (UK) comic and zine makers!

A few of us comic and zine making types have been meeting up recently to talk, share ideas and general plot world take over by the DIY press here in Bristol. We've also started a collaborative comic-zine, called Bearpit. The first issue was released earlier this year, and the second is under-way, slated for a summer release. You can read all about it here. Most importantly, though, we're an open forum, so if you live in the…See More
Apr 15, 2011
Simon Moreton commented on Erica S.'s group Minicomix!
"The Sorry Entertainer Newspaper Anthology   Hey folks! We've put together an anthology of comics by self-publishers from the UK, Ireland, the US and Argentina. It's going to be printed as a newspaper and we're just fund-raising…"
Apr 14, 2011
 
 
 

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