Illustration for new Jasper Fforde book

Detail of the frontispiece illustration for Fforde’s new Last Dragonslayer novel, by Roger Mason January has been a busy month for me, and one job I took on I take immense pleasure in blogging about here. This is a detail of the frontispiece illustration for Jasper Fforde’s new book, The Eye of Zoltar, the third […]

The Mice to go in the December issue of Previews UK

The Mice in The Factory Menace, the first graphic novel in the series, will be in the December issue of Previews UK. This is Diamond Comics Distribution’s catalogue which supplies the comics and specialist bookshops across the United Kingdom. This is very exciting to me, it means the book will be on the stands in […]

The Making of Next ‘Home’ by Framestore

Mike McGee of Framestore, left, and Roger Mason working on the storyboards for Next ‘Home’ commercial in 2013. Here’s a short film by Framestore, detailing how they made their TV commercial ‘Home’ for Next and on which project I drew the storyboards. At the very beginning of the film you can see me working with […]

How to market a graphic novel

Well, one way of doing it anyway. For a few years I have been friendly with Matt and Fanos at Big Smoke Media, a south-east-based marketing company who specialise in distributing postcards across the London area. When you are next in a bar, cinema or restaurant, keep an eye out for a postcard rack promoting […]

BBC Three idents

Concept artwork for BBC Three re-banding, commissioned by Red bee Media. Art by Roger Mason Concept artwork for BBC Three re-banding, commissioned by Red bee Media. Art by Roger Mason Concept artwork for BBC Three re-banding, commissioned by Red bee Media. Art by Roger Mason Concept artwork for BBC Three re-banding, commissioned by Red bee […]