Tuesday, 8 September 2009

No Sleep 'Till Brumcon (2009 Remix)

With under four weeks to go before this year's BICS, Insomnia Publications have announced their line-up and special offers for the convention. These are as follows:

* 3 for £20 on all standard edition books
* Any special edition + one standard edition for £20

Standard Editions Con Prices

* Burke and Hare (RRP £12.99) Con Price £10
* Cancertown (RRP 14.99) Con Price £10
* Cages (RRP 10.99) Con Price £8
* Layer Zero Choices (RRP £9.99) Con Price £7

Special Editions Con Prices

* Buskers (RRP £14.99) Con Price £12
* MILK (RRP £19.99) Con Price £15

As to the new books:

Burke and Hare (Martin Conaghan & Will Pickering) is the true story of Scotland's most notorious serial killers, who committed no fewer than sixteen murders between 1827 and 1828. There's been a lot of buzz about this book, and from what I've seen it's well deserved. There's a preview on myebook.com.

MILK (Stephen White) is a collection of short stories featuring an amazingly diverse thematic and artistic range. A fascinating concept book, described by Alan Grant as offering "some of the most beautiful, expressive art that I’ve seen in a long time." Again, a preview can be found on myebook.com.

Buskers is a truly intriguing project. Developed jointly as a comic and film from a story by singer and producer, Jeymes Samuel, the book is written by Sean Michael Wilson, with art by International Manga and Anime Festival Award winner, Michiru Morikawa. Definitely one to watch out for. Here's the preview.

You can pre-order to collect on the day, or to be sent out by post (paid by cheque or paypal) so long as you order by 3rd October.

MILK and Buskers special editions are limited to 100 copies.

To reserve for pickup or to pre-order and for payment details you can email Nichola Wilkinson at nichola[at]insomniapublications.com.

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