As of today, all the Kickstarter copies of Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars have gone out in the post! If you haven't already received your physical rewards, they are now... Read more
Yes, the day some of you thought would never arrive is here. Books have finally started going out! We had notice that we'd be receiving the new badges this Tuesday... Read more
Update on Dispatch
So, we have hit a slight snag on sending everything out to you guys. While the books and prints are all fine, the company which was printing the... Read more
Trolltooth Wars Has Gone To Print!
Yes, the book is finally with the printer (I know, I know, about time, etc). We've had the digital proofs back today from Comic Printing UK, and given them approval... Read more
Status of the Project
Trolltooth Wars is continuing to move towards completion. The book isn't with the printer yet, but it's close. Steve Jackson requested a couple of small edits, which have been made.... Read more
Letters Now Finished
So, the pages are now provisionally complete! Gavin has finished lettering the book! We've sent the completed comic off to Steve Jackson for his final approval, and are in the... Read more
Colours and Letters
As of this update, The Trolltooth Wars has been completely coloured. In terms of pencils, inks and colours, every single page is finally finished, and they look stunning.... Read more
Hope you all had a great Christmas, and are looking forward to a fun new year.
To let you know where we are with the book, 87 out... Read more
A Few Colour Panels
I thought I'd share some of the colour panels from the book that have been coming in. With Gavin and Jim working on different parts of the comic,... Read more
Pencils and Inks Completed
Yes, I can finally report that Gavin has finished drawing all one-hundred and thirty-two pages of Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars. They're all pencilled, and all inked. Now, that doesn't... Read more
This is going to be the last of the weekly updates. Gavin is now entering the last ten pages of the book with the pencils and inks, but... Read more
Only a quick one this week guys, though I hope to be able to post a more substantial update next week.
For now, another preview of some of Gavin's artwork,... Read more
Thought we'd share another art preview with you this week, so here's one of Gavin's uncoloured pages from the comic featuring Balthus and Lucretia Dire.
Backer Names, Wicked Wizards and the Afterlife
While most of you already have done so, a couple of you still haven't let me know what name you would like used for the backer pages in... Read more
Sorry guys, but as sometimes happens with weekly updates, this is a no news week.
Hopefully, we'll have a couple of things for you next week.
An Update On Surveys
By now I'm sure the vast majority of you have filled in your surveys. We won't be locking these off until the book is ready, so that you... Read more
This week, in the absence of any news beyond everything still being worked on, I'm going to tease a scene that Gavin drew a while ago now. Adapting Trolltooth Wars... Read more
I'm away again this week, so it's just another quick one for you. Who could this old man with the deck of cards be?
This week I'm going to share with you the final, coloured version of the pin-up by Anastasia Catris which you'll find in the back of the book, and... Read more
A Brief Interview
Apologies guys, but this is one of those weeks which come with weekly updates when we have no news or updates to report, beyond the fact that the book is... Read more
This week I want to talk a little bit about book design. Book design is a completely separate job to actually drawing the pages, as it encompasses the layout of... Read more
The Heart of the Labyrinth
Just a quick one this week guys, as I've had to go away for a few days fairly last minute. Check out Gavin's take on one the Maze of Zagor's... Read more
Colouring, Eyeless Archers and the Final Pin-Up
A few things this week. First, I wanted to talk a bit about the colouring of the book. A few weeks ago, I announced that Emily Owen and... Read more
A new Kickstarter has recently launched that my be of interest to some of you.
Advanced Fighting Fantasy is an role-playing system which allows you and your friends to adventure... Read more
A couple of things this week.
First off, apologies, but Gavin still hasn't finished the art for the book. He's getting there, but the big battle scenes which form part... Read more
The Bookplates Are Here!
Yes, the bookplates for the numbered copies of The Trolltooth Wars have arrived. We're really please with how they've turned out. As for how they'll be arriving with the books,... Read more
We have to start with a little bit of bad news this time I'm afraid. The original plan for Trolltooth Wars was to feature three pin-ups by guest artists in... Read more
I'm afraid this is one of those no news weeks which inevitably comes along with a weekly update. Everything is moving forward as before, but there isn't any... Read more
Tough as Iron
Since Gavin is in the process of drawing the overall climax to the book, art previews are going to become more and more scarce. We want to hold the end... Read more
The Return of the Samurai Slasher
No Trolltooth Wars new this week, so instead I thought I'd share another Kickstarter with you all.
Writer Mike Garley (The Kill Screen, Adventure Time) is currently running... Read more
First of all this week, a statement from Gavin Mitchell, the artist on Trolltooth Wars. Gavin typed this up for you guys after I asked him last week... Read more
Hello again everyone.
This week I want to talk a bit about the bookplate, which will come with any copies of the book signed by Steve Jackson (those who backed... Read more
Armed and Dangerous
Another small preview this week, with a panel showing Mantrapper in action against a poor Orc who dared to cross his path.
Stonebridge and Firetop Mountain
A small preview today, with two inked panels from a larger page showing, among other things, the journey Darkmane's group make while events escalate between Balthus Dire and Zharradan Marr.... Read more
A Key Battle
Hope you all had a good weekend.
I'm going to share another one of Gavin's fantastic pages this week, pre-colours, showing a key clash from the Trolltooth Wars.... Read more
Guest Art - First Reveal
I've previously talked about guest-artists doing pin-ups for the Trolltooth Wars graphic novel. These will appear in the back of the actual book, as well as being given... Read more
The Pride and Bruce Outback
Hope you all had a great Easter weekend, and that those of you in the south east of England haven't been too badly hit by Storm Katie. By all... Read more
The Coming of the Sorq
Here's another preview for you. Pencils and inks for a panel from the comic by Gavin. Those of you familiar with the novel will have a pretty good idea about... Read more
Just a quick one this week. While Gavin is continuing to work hard, there's no real news to share with you on this update.
Instead I have a... Read more
Gavin's reached the point with the art for the comic now where he's drawn every key character into the book. While you won't see every single character shown... Read more
For today's update I just wanted to share one uncoloured panel with you from the comic.
I wanted to share this one for two reasons. First, it's the... Read more
Blood of the Zombies
Last Thursday I promised you that I would post an update every Monday or Tuesday. However this week, what with Thursday only being a few days ago and Gavin spending... Read more
You may have seen the announcement yesterday that a new graphic novel based on Ian Livingstone's classic Fighting Fantasy adventure, Freeway Fighter, is going to be in the works soon... Read more
This coming Saturday (February 6th) sees the second True Believers Comic Festival being held at Cheltenham Race Course, and Gavin and I will be there!
We attended the first event... Read more
I've had a few backers get in contact looking to change their addresses on their surveys, who aren't sure how to do it. Thought I'd try and help... Read more
Gavin recently shared this video with his followers on Twitter, and I thought it was just too cool not to post here as well. This is the entire... Read more
Shakespeare Vs Cthulhu
Hello again faithful backers!
Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. Gavin continued to work hard on The Trolltooth Wars over the festive period, and we hope... Read more
Just a quick update to wish all of our backers a very merry Christmas! Gavin and I both hope that you all have a fantastic festive season.
There isn't really... Read more
Making A Splash
I hope that the beginning of Advent and the Christmas season finds you well.
I just wanted to share some more of Gavin's art with you today. As... Read more
Thought Bubble 2015
This weekend sees the return of the UK's very best comic convention! A two day event held as part of the Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in Leeds, the con... Read more
You Might Like...
While we continue our work to bring you the Trolltooth Wars graphic novel as soon as we can, I thought I might share a few other Kickstarters which may be... Read more
The Release Date
Hello one and all!
I hope this update finds you well.
I'm sure there's one thing on all of your minds at the moment: When is Trolltooth Wars going to... Read more
ETA for the book
It's a sad fact that most Kickstarters (certainly the ones I've backed) don't manage to hit their intended deadlines. In every case, I've always received the item I've... Read more
Alice and the Chervah
Gavin has been hard at work, and has even produced a couple of videos showing his process. They're live recordings of him pencilling and inking some of the books... Read more
Here's Balthus Dire!
Who wants a good look at Gavin's take on Balthus Dire? You do? Good thing we have this to show you then.
Alice's Nightmare In Wonderland Kickstarter Now Live!
Quick update this week to let you know about another Kickstarter you may be interested in. Fighting Fantasy author Jonathan Green has just started the Kickstarter for his latest book, ... Read more
Gavin is moving house at the moment, so the page rate on Trolltooth Wars has slowed down temporarily. I know, he's so selfish. So, without any new stuff to show you,... Read more
Who Are These Guys?
A bit of a treat for you this week, as we're showing you a fully coloured version of page 15. Trolltooth Wars fans may realise that this isn't actually a... Read more
Surveys and Other Fun Administration Stuff
I promise, there are more interesting updates coming soon.
Last week, surveys went out, but don't worry if you haven't filled yours in yet, you've got plenty of time. Also,... Read more
Surveys Are Coming
Hello there backers! Hope this update finds you well.
Just a quick note to say that we're going to start sending out surveys soon (probably tomorrow). I know I originally... Read more
An Orc Relieving Himself...
Quick update today to show you this work in progress Gavin is doing of Orcleaver getting attacked while in the middle of... Well, best not to think about that, really.... Read more
One Week On...
A week since the end of the campaign, and I think it's finally sunk in. Your pledge payments should now have been processed, but if you've still had a problem, don't... Read more
Post Campaign Update
So, I've had a bit of time now to process the fact that we made it. It's still amazing, and I'm eternally grateful to each and every one... Read more
You Did It!
You did it! The campaign has ended with 356 backers, on a stunning £15,472. I can't quite believe it.
A huge thank you to everyone who backed and the shared the Kickstarter.... Read more
Lloyd of Gamebooks Interview
Right up to the end, people can't stop talking about Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars. If you haven't pledged yet (18 hours left to hit our stretch goal, as of... Read more
We Made It! You Truly Are The Heroes!
Wow. Well, we did it. We made £14,500, and we still have 38 hours to go!
Thank you so much, to each and every one of you, whether you've pledged... Read more
Well. I didn't think we'd get to this point a few days ago, but I guess we'd better start talking stretch goals.
The more money we raise, the more copies... Read more
Our Third Guest Artist Is...
I'm very pleased to be able to announce our third guest-artist for Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars. Providing us with another pin-up in the extras section of the book is... Read more
A Personal Thank You
PJ here. I just wanted to send out a massive thank you to all of our backers. We've got less than a week to go, and we're at over £10,000,... Read more
Marr Monday Madness - Sketch Editions
Just thought we'd show you some sketches of Zharradan Marr that Gavin drew. This is the sort of sketch anyone who pledges at the Giant level or above will find... Read more
Starburst Magazine Interview
Ed Fortune from Starburst Magazine interviewed PJ about Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars. Check it out here.
This Kickstarter has nine days left, and quite a ways to go yet. We need you to help... Read more
Trolltooth Wars on the Internet!
Just a quick one today, to let you know that there are two new pieces on Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars online today.
First up, a guest post by me... Read more
Trolltooth Wars on Sidekickcast!
The guys over at Sidekickcast have done a piece encouraging everyone to back Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Warson Kickstarter. Following the updates but haven't quite got around to backing... Read more
Guest Artists Pin-Ups!
One of the things Gavin and I are very keen to do with Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Warsis include some extra pages at the back featuring bonus material. Part... Read more
Want an extra copy of Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars?
I've been asked about the possibility of people purchasing extra copies of Steve Jackson's The Trolltooth Wars with their original pledge. Maybe you want an extra copy to give to... Read more
Well. I step out for a couple of hours, and we break the £8000 mark. I'm running out of words I can use to say thank you. So instead, here's... Read more
We're Halfway There!
Well, as of today, only one week into the campaign, we're officially over halfway to our target! That's amazing. To put it into Fighting Fantasy terms, we've crossed the river... Read more
The Trolltooth Wars is Bleeding Cool!
Just a quick update today to say that Trolltooth Wars was the focus of a small piece over at Bleeding Cool! You can read the piece by clicking here.
Many... Read more
You Are The Hero
Just want to say a massive thank you to everyone who has pledged so far! This campaign is doing superbly, and it's all thanks to you.
In particular, I want to... Read more
Thought we'd show off the bookplatein a bit more detail. The idea behind this was to make it look as though it actually came for the library... Read more