Steel Inferno

  • Hailey Austin

Press/Media: Other

Description

First American and one of the first women in 30 years to write for the Commando Comics title 

Period25 Jun 2019 → 9 Aug 2019

Media coverage

7

Media coverage

  • TitleBennett woman hones comic book skills at Scotland School
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletEastern Colorado News
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/Sizefront and back page
    CountryUnited States
    Date9/08/19
    DescriptionA Bennett woman studying in Scotland is the first American to write for a legendary United Kingdom comic book series.
    Producer/AuthorKathy Smiley
    PersonsHailey Austin
  • TitleHailey’s Comic: A World First for Creighton Graduate
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletCreighton University College of Arts and Sciences News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited States
    Date31/07/19
    DescriptionCreighton alumna Hailey Austin, BA’16, has penned herself a page in international comic book history as she becomes the first American to write for the United Kingdom’s legendary Commando comic.
    URLhttps://ccas.creighton.edu/news/haileys-comic-world-first-creighton-graduate
    PersonsHailey Austin
  • TitleRail tragedy inspires Hailey’s Commando debut
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Press and Journal
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date27/07/19
    DescriptionAn American student who came to Scotland with no experience of writing comics has become one of the first female writers in more than 30 years to have a story published in the Commando war comic.
    Producer/AuthorAlan Richardson
    URLhttps://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/scotland/1782723/rail-tragedy-inspires-haileys-commando-debut/
    PersonsHailey Austin
  • TitleDundee woman one of first female writers in 30 years to get story into legendary war comic Commando
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Scotsman
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date27/07/19
    DescriptionA Dundee woman has become one of the first female writers in more than 30 years to have a story published in legendary war comic Commando.
    Producer/AuthorAlsion Campsie
    URLhttps://www.scotsman.com/heritage/dundee-woman-one-of-first-female-writers-in-30-years-to-get-story-into-legendary-war-comic-commando-1-4955132?fbclid=IwAR29q3MAVg3n8QLISkUkP6lu6IsUu9R1LiMDdwBzIisbEA6LnjeUqymtg0U
    PersonsHailey Austin
  • TitleDundee student one of first female writers in 30 years to get story into war comic Commando
    Degree of recognitionLocal
    Media name/outletEvening Telegraph
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date27/06/19
    DescriptionHailey Austin, a PhD student at Dundee University, has written Steel Inferno, a fictionalised version of a true Second World War story of bravery and sacrifice, which will be published as Commando #5241 tomorrow.
    Producer/AuthorReporter
    URLhttps://www.eveningtelegraph.co.uk/fp/dundee-student-one-of-first-female-writers-in-30-years-to-get-story-into-war-comic-commando/
    PersonsHailey Austin
  • TitleRail tragedy inspires Hailey's Commando debut
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletUniversity of Dundee News
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date26/06/19
    DescriptionAn American student who came to Dundee with no experience of writing comics has become one of the first female writers in over 30 years to have a story published in the legendary Commando war comic.
    Producer/AuthorGrant Hill
    URLhttps://www.dundee.ac.uk/news/2019/rail-tragedy-inspires-haileys-commando-debut.php?fbclid=IwAR10gaJcOs9hj9m2TI9YnVK4V2D8ASFbnH45FOl4x_gThGjvy_wTyB0oq0o
    PersonsHailey Austin
  • TitleSTEAMING TO THE NEWS STAND AT HIGH SPEED – NEW COMMANDO COMICS ON SALE NOW!
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletDown the Tubes
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date25/06/19
    DescriptionBrand new Commando comics from DC Thomson issues #5239 – 5242 are out now in all good UK newsagents and via digital subscription. This set of releases includes “Steel Inferno“, written by Hailey Austin, whose work as a PhD student caught media attention last year after she discovered a number rare comics – some dating back to the 1800s – among thousands of comics she catalogued at the University of Dundee.
    Producer/AuthorJohn Freeman
    URLhttps://downthetubes.net/?p=108312&fbclid=IwAR1GiuLEa-gfVVnZiHeWkaLqbOzjfKPl4izqq14abicjfn3KrPl_kHh6UyE
    PersonsHailey Austin

Media contributions

2

Media contributions

  • TitleBennet Woman Becomes First American to Write For UK Commando Comic Series
    Degree of recognitionRegional
    Media name/outletColorado Public Radio News
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size8 minutes 55 seconds
    CountryUnited States
    Date23/07/19
    DescriptionHailey Austin from Bennett, Colo. is the first American to write for the Commando comic series in the UK. She was inspired by the true story of heroes who sacrificed their lives during World War II to save an English town from a burning train filled with munitions.
    Producer/AuthorXandra McMahon
    URLhttps://www.cpr.org/show-segment/bennett-woman-becomes-first-american-to-write-for-uk-commando-comic-series/?fbclid=IwAR3FN9gomHEN93YjE4Cjrdhmnjmc67QJ2jlssvAhqit5LachVeOL9w0v310
    PersonsHailey Austin
  • TitleCommando Comic
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThat's TV Scotland
    Media typeTelevision
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date8/07/19
    DescriptionAmerican Author Hailey Austin is a PhD Student at the University of Dundee and she has recently launched her first Comic Book, Commando.

    With the City Of Discovery a thriving area for the Arts, the creator of this latest tale is confident many more stories can be told from Dundee in the near future!
    URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukWmTzCIlf0
    PersonsHailey Austin

Keywords

  • Hailey Austin
  • Commando
  • Comics
  • DC Thomson
  • Steel Inferno
  • first
  • woman
  • american
  • writing