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Andy is BF’s Editor-in-Chief, site owner and its resident specialist on small press, self-published and alt comics through his regular ‘Small Pressganged’ column. He has been a member of the British Comic Awards Committee, was a past judge for the Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition and a judge for the 2019 SICBA Awards. He is also a co-organiser of Small Press Day, the editor of the Broken Frontier Small Press Yearbook, a regular chair/guest on panels on the UK comics circuit and was a contributor to Paul Gravett’s book 1001 Comics You Must Read Before You Die.
Operations Editor EdieOP is a UK-based comic artist and illustrator representing the sunny side of sinister. She is the author and illustrator of Maleficium (2014) which was shortlisted for the British Comic Awards Young Person’s category 2015 and she is currently working on her next graphic novel. Edie is passionate about small press and indie comics and can be found writing, reading, teaching or creating comics.
Current Staff Writers
Since moving back to London from Perth, Western Australia, Ally has been working full-time in the film and TV industry, and spending almost every other waking hour reading, drawing, and learning about comics. She is also a contributor to the recently returned print edition of The Comics Journal.
Holly is a classics student who occasionally dabbles in creative pursuits. She is especially fond of self-published and LGBT+ comics. She spends most of her time with her studies or attempting to get involved with things relating to comics, theatre, comedy and the ancient world.
Jenny Robins is an illustrator and art teacher based in London. She draws birds, words, comics, people, murals or anything that you would like to pay her for. Her zines What Birds Are Really Thinking #1-2 and Real TV Wisdom #1-2 are really excellent examples of her work, her short comics have been published in Solipsistic Pop, Meanwhile…, Over the Line and Dirty Rotten Comics among others.
She’s currently working on a book of short comic stories based around her illustration project 3.52billion (#3point52billion) and was the winner of the 2018 Myriad First Graphic Novel Competition. She’s likely to show up at your book launch and talk to strangers, if there’s free wine and it’s the summer holidays.
Karen O’Brien is a Chicago-based editor and writer who edits by day and plays percussion with local orchestras by night. A former columnist for Comics Buyer’s Guide magazine, she has a healthy appreciation for small press and indie comics. She avidly supports efforts to use comics to promote literacy. At cons she can usually be found wandering through the Artist Alley sections, searching for mini-comics and finding inspiration.
Features and Reviews
Lindsay Pereira is a Toronto-based journalist, columnist, editor and digital strategist for global media and publishing houses. He is co-editor of Women’s Voices, an anthology of nineteenth and early twentieth century Indian writing in English (OUP, 2002). Lindsay writes about the arts, obsesses over literature and music, and works to pay for tickets to Tori Amos concerts.
Moe is a Toronto-based writer, content strategist-in-training and occasional coder of the interwebz. With zero consideration towards contributing to Canada’s GDP, he studied English Literature at University of Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @mmabbstar and get a retweet if you post funny dog videos.
Rebecca is a full-time digital publishing assistant but can mostly be found drinking tea and talking about, writing about, or making comics. She has a master’s degree in Publishing Media, and her thesis project revolved around the growth in popularity of comics and the role of small press and independent comic and zine fairs. Prior to this, she studied English & Philosophy, and has since then been seeing philosophy in everything, including comics. Rebecca has had work published by Dirty Rotten Comics and the Vagabond Comics Collective, and has self-published two comics as part of her fantasy comic trilogy.
Tom Murphy has been poring over comics since being drawn in by the promise of “Sophisticated Suspense” on the cover of an Alan Moore Swamp Thing. However, he’s never known a more exciting time for the medium. A MA graduate in screenwriting, he’s particularly interested in narrative technique and the relationships between comics and other art forms. He lives in London and works in publishing.