Breaking News

British Comics

2000AD’s Rogue Trooper revealed for “Rogue Trooper Redux” Game

Rogue Trooper Redux Key Art

Rebellion has released just released a new video revealing the look to Rogue Trooper in their upcoming game Rogue Trooper Redux, an updating of their acclaimed game. Fronted by Michael Molcher (aka “The Man with the Terrifying ‘Tache”), the video offers a guide to the character and also reveals, for the first time, the game’s new, fully remastered Rogue model, ... Read More »

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017 Comics Clock Tower Line Up Revealed

Enthusiastic comic fans mix with equally enthused comic creators in the Comics Clock Tower at the 2015 Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Photo: John Freeman

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announced the comic creators who will have a presence in their free-to-enter Comics Clock Tower venue in Kendal Town Hall in October. The creators were chosen after hundreds of applications were sifted through by the Festival team and its patrons, and you’ll find guests at the event such as Rufus Dayglo and Duncan Fegredo ... Read More »

Time Travel, Tiger Tanks – and a Traitor in the ranks? New Commando comics on sale now

Here’s the inside intel on DC Thomson’s latest issues of Commando (Issues 5015-5018), on sale from today in all good newsagents and various digital platforms. This week’s bundle of Commandos will take you across the battlefields and skies of World War Two, from the Steppes of Kursk to Northern Italy and the perilous skies above the English Channel, and perhaps ... Read More »

A feast of 2000AD goodies this week – and a Free Comic Book Day special on its way, too!

2000AD 2029 - Cursed: The Fall of Deadworld Cover Art

Run, do not walk, to your nearest purveyor of Thrills and pick up 2000AD Prog 2029 – the latest edition of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic! There’s a lot of other great titles out from Rebellion this week, too, but here’s what’s in this week’s Prog to start: Judge Dredd: Harvey by John Wagner (Writer) John McCrea (Artist) Mike Spicer (Colourist) ... Read More »

Comic Connections: New Captain Scarlet, Thunderbirds figures on way from BIG Chief Studios

BIG Chief Studios Captain Scarlet art in progress work by Lee Sullivan

Coming soon from replica figure makers BIG Chief Studios is a range of high-end collectables based on the classic series Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and other series created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson… and the box art they’ve created has several comic connections worth mentioning, not least that it’s the work of Doctor Who and Thunderbirds artist Lee Sullivan. Based in the ... Read More »

Andy Luke’s new comic “We Shall Not Be Stapled” launches this week in Belfast

We Shall Not Be Stapled - Cover

We Shall Not Be Stapled , a new anthology, will get a lunchtime launch at Comic Book Guys in The Spires Shopping Centre, Belfast tomorrow – Wednesday 3rd May, 1 – 2.00pm. Copies will also be available at the Enniskillen Comic Fest this weekend. The book is mostly drawn by Andrew Luke (author of Gran, Absence and Axel America) and features stories by ... Read More »

Melinda Gebbie, Tom Richmond and more join Lakes International Comic Art Festival Line-Up

LICAF 2017 Michael Cho Artwork SNIP

Tickets for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival are on sale now – and the guest list is attracting plenty of attention from fans across the UK – and abroad. This year, the Lakes Festival is moving to a pass system for the festival. The main events programme will be exclusive to pass-holders, there will be exclusive guest-related goodies and a fancy wristband identifying ... Read More »

“Video Games For Good” Charity Anthology

What was your first video game? And how many times since you first played it has someone said “Those can’t be good for you”? The new comic anthology Video Games For Good, curated by Claire Hubbard, sets out to counter that comment. Claire Hubbard told downthetubes, “Video Games For Good was partially inspired by a consistent apprehension to talk about ... Read More »

BLAMM! Kate Charlesworth Retrospective opens this week in Glasgow

"Cosmic Joke" by Kate Charlesworth

This week sees the opening of a new retrospective exhibition of the work of comics artist and illustrator Kate Charlesworth in Glasgow. Curated by John McShane, BLAMM!, at the iota arts space, is the first major retrospective of Kate’s work, spans her entire career from comic strips such as “Dykes Delight“, through to work for New Scientist and the Guardian to books such ... Read More »

In Review: Space Ace Volume Eight

Space Ace Volume Eight - Cover

Art and Stories by Ron Turner Colour by John Ridgway Published by John Lawrence The Book: 40-page anthology comprising four stories featuring “Space Ace” by Ron Turner, first published in The Book of Space Adventures in 1963, colourised and re-mastered by John Ridgway. The title includes a feature on the “colourising” process by John and an enthusiastic letters page. The ... Read More »

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE