Sunday, 10 November 2019

2000AD Art Comp - Thought Bubble 2019

I threw my hat in the ring this year for the 2000AD art competition at Thought Bubble Comic Book Festival in Harrogate.

It was a six page slightly spooky, slightly weird, slightly daft tale that involved drawing a bus, interior and exterior over and over again, so... challenging!

Got to the final judging panel stage where judges Leah Moore, Mike Dowling and Frazer Irving judged and chose a winner to have their art in an upcoming Future Shock.

Didn't make it over the line but was so interesting and enlightening to see so many different styles and problem solving applied to the same material. The winner Robin Henleys pages were a worthy winner; so confident with great strong composition.

Was a bit nerve jangly but really fun to be a part of. Below are the final pages (with clumsy lettering applied by moi) and also the pencils...

Sunday, 24 June 2018


Some time ago completed a successful Kickstarter campaign for short story comic anthology 'Debris'
"Anyone who's seen Alfie's work will know that this is just quality through and through... Absolutely amazing. Such a consistent book. Tales of the Unexpected on crack."
- Vince Hunt, Awesome Comics Podcast
"A lovely little package... each story gives you a really different flavour."
- Pete Taylor, Comic Arts Podcast
Have been very fortunate to reach out to a high-caliber range of writers, some of whom I've worked with before; Ryan K Lindsay (ETERNAL, NEGATIVE SPACE, BEAUTIFUL CANVAS), Lee Robson (BABBLE, FUTUREQUAKE, ACES WEEKLY), Martin Hayes (ALEISTER CROWLEY: WANDERING THE WASTE, GENTLEMEN GHOULS, ABOMINABLE GLORY) and new creative swinging partner Fraser Campbell (ALEX AUTOMATIC, SLEEPING DOGS, THE EDGE OFF).
Having created all the pencil/ink work within (also colouring and lettering duties, unless otherwise stated), was also extremely fortunate to utilise colourists such as Ellie Wright, Chris O'Halloran, Triona Farrell and letterer Bram Meehan in helping to piece stories and elements together.
Full colour
Perfect bound
Physical copies can be purchased over at my Etsy store:
Also, copies can be picked up at:
Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport St, London WC2H 7JA
Big Bang Comics, Sandyford Road, Dundrum, Dublin,

Sketchbook 047

Sketches from an office...

Sunday, 3 December 2017

The Gentlemen Ghouls - What Is and What Should Never Be


Along with writer Martin Hayes and letterer Bram Meehan, have returned once again to chronicling the macabre adventures of Professor Nathaniel Hawthorne and Mister Simon Bathurst, The Gentlemen Ghouls, alongside Detectives Jack Pike and Paddy Roach.

'What Is and What Should Never Be!' kicks off on December 4th 2017 in Volume 31 of Aces Weekly.

They were last seen in Volume 21 of Aces Weekly and this adventure picks things up not long after that. It's a similar mix of grimy 70s cop work and Hammer-infused hammy hi-jinx with a bit of decadent rock'n'roll guest star shenanigans along the way.

Really enjoy working on this material and hope the fun I had shows in the final pages throughout its seven week run. This time around I added a bit of ink wash to my pages, I'd like to think it helps subtly add a bit of dirt and grime and additional texture to proceedings.


Always a pleasure to work with Martin and Bram. Feel we're into a good groove with this material so hopefully a third outing clicks in to place in time ahead. Watch the skies...

Saturday, 14 October 2017

The Thing artbook

Got my hands on The Thing artbook, Approx 400 illustrations inspired by the unique beast that is the John Carpenter 1982 classic, commemorating it's 35th anniversary. An amazing monster of a book. Chuffed to have a piece in such a great collection.

It's brought to you by Printed in Blood and can be picked up here:

Tuesday, 3 October 2017