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Phil Boyce
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COMING UP...
Hi everyone.  Things have been a little quiet on the blog recently but that's all about to change.  I've had a busy old time of it but recently I've been putting the time aside for the site and am excited about what's to come.  You can look forward to more ...

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COMBAT COLIN #1: SEMI-AUTOMATIC REVIEW
First up I just have to say what a delight it was to open the envelope containing this comic and see this character slide out after all these years.  When I began collecting  Marvel UK's   The Transformers  way back in 1988 it'd already been going steady fo...

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IT WAS PIGGIN' EVERYWHERE: OINK! PRESS CLIPPINGS
If you've been reading the posts about each individual issue of Oink!  you may have come across this cover already: Drawn by the always-superb Ian Jackson , it's actually the little quotes to the left of Uncle Pigg  I'd like to draw your attention to.  Unli...

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COMBAT COLIN #1: TRANSFORM YOUR READING
As a huge fan of Combat Colin  (and Semi-Automatic Steve , naturally) it's a great thrill to finally announce the release of the first issue of this series from Lew Stringer !: Gorgeous cover, complete with Lew's own logo! I've mentioned this before here on...

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VAMPIRE FREE STYLE #1: DON'T MICIA IT!
I guarantee you won't have read a comic like this before: The enchanting cover to #1 I'd attended the Enniskillen Comic Fest  simply to meet some of the Oink! creatives and perhaps see some of the amazing talent from 2000AD  there too, as well as catch up w...

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PETE DREDGE EXHIBITION
The Professional Cartoonists' Organisation website today tweeted out news about an exhibition currently on show in the town of Kirriemuir in the east of Scotland which might be of particular interest to pig pals: From #31 and written by Tony Husband Pete Dr...

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MEETING (PART OF) UNCLE PIGG!: PATRICK GALLAGHER
What a year it's been so far!  In Enniskillen I finally got to meet Lew Stringer  after chatting to him online for a few years now and he was just as you'd expect; a gentleman, warm and welcoming, chatty, funny and great fun to be with throughout the day.  ...

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30 YEARS YOUNG: GROWING OLD DISGRACEFULLY
After I'd covered all the regular issues of Oink! on the blog my attention temporarily went elsewhere (if you're interested you can find out where by clicking here ) and while our comic's 30th birthday was covered over on the Facebook group by fans, it went...

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INTERLUDE: THE ADVENTURES OF SMUDGE
Well now that I've let you all digest the rejigging of the blog into its new form I suppose it's about time to start posting up all of this new stuff.  I've been working behind the scenes on future content and other projects which will be chronicled on the ...

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MORE OINK! MORE BLOG! MORE BEYOND!
W hen I started this little blog back in April 2013 I'd no idea the adventure it'd be leading me on.  I became good friends with some of the comic's creators online, met some of my heroes and they even contributed back to the blog with behind-the-scenes inf...
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