We hope you’ve been enjoying the adventures of CUD young and old in Black Crown Quarterly’s Rich and Strange: The Return of the CUD Band.
Here is a timely reminder that part two is due in a month, and you can pre-order it now. Here’s a link for Forbidden Planet. But, even better, pop into your local comic shop and request it personally! Black Crown Quarterly #2 is out on January 31, 2018.
Meanwhile, here’s a preview of what to expect (above and below) with the origin of the band’s name, Carl’s mysterious visitor, and a new drummer!
It’s the new Winter’s Edge of Comics Cool in 48 pages! Delight in regular continuing features like legit publications with literary pedigrees!
It all begins with the 10-page regular lead feature Tales From the Black Crown Pub, starring Stacey the barmaid, by award-winner Rob Davis (The Motherless Oven). Recurring short features include Canonball Comics: an exquisite corpse that will not stay dead, Cud: Rich and Strange by co-writers/bandmates Will Potter and Carl Puttnam and artist Philip Bond, Swell Maps by music journalist/novelist Cathi Unsworth with illustrations by Cara McGee and a new Hey, Amateur!.
Plus: Previews of your future favourite comics like Bandtwits by Jamie Coe, Punks Not Dead by David Barnett and Martin Simmonds, a Walking Ghost Tour of Canon Street by Tini Howard, interviews with your favourite comics celebrities and much, much more!
Front of wraparound cover by Punk’s Not Dead’s Martin Simmonds.