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Jessica Martin’s “Vivacity” Debuts At Thought Bubble

This time last year actress, impressionist and singer Jessica Martin took her debut comic It Girl to Thought Bubble in Leeds. This was a biographical vignette of the silent movie star Clara Bow, star of the 1927 film It who inevitably became known as ‘the It girl’. Reviewed here on downthetubes we described the short black and white US sized ... Read More »

Hamster Punk – Pets, Drugs and Rock’n’Roll at Thought Bubble

Star Wars: Clone Wars and How To Train Your Dragon artist Tanya Roberts will be at Thought Bubble in Leeds promoting her brand new comic Hamster Punk. This came out of a meeting between Tanya and writer Anthony Jones at Thought Bubble back in 2012 and, published under the Arcana imprint, the comic will debut at this weekend’s Thought Bubble. ... Read More »

Accent UK activate “Stephenson’s Robot” at Thought Bubble

Stephenson’s Robot is a new mini-series from Accent UK, an alternate reality story that asks the question … ‘What if Queen Victoria, saddened by the death of so many of her nation’s young men fighting overseas, had tasked Robert Stephenson and Isambard Kingdom Brunel with building her an army of mechanical men?’ Shifting their focus from the railroads the two ... Read More »

downthetubes “Ning” Forum No More

  As a follower of downthetubes.net, you may also know one of the services it included was a comics forum site hosted by Ning. You may even be one of the almost 500 people who was a member. I use the past tense because after careful consideration, taking into account much discussion of news items posted on DTT actually occurs on ... Read More »

Uproar At Thought Bubble!

Londonderry’s Uproar Comics will be at Thought Bubble this weekend coming with their award-winning Zombies Hi series and their new science fiction series Leap. Created out of the 2D Collective, a group of creators who got together through Derry’s now sadly defunct 2D Comics Festival, Uproar have made a name for themselves in Northern Ireland with the ongoing title Zombies ... Read More »

Subversive Comics Kickstarts Bearlands Issue 6

A short while back we reviewed the first three issues of Subversive Comics’ great Bearlands comic. Written by Jeremy Biggs and illustrated by Bakki, Bearlands takes the now seemingly ubiquitous zombie apocalypse tale and gives it a new twist – teddy bears. The comic follows the trials and tribulations of un-named chopper-riding, leather-clad, Matrix sunglasses wearing, cigarette smoking teddy bear as ... Read More »

Coming Soon… WarWorldz!

A new comics project from John Freeman, David Hailwood, Alan Burrows and others, created by John Freeman, David Hailwood, Alan Burrows and others. WarWorldz, Death Duty © 2014 John Freeman Read More »

Angus Libraries Exhibition

A small exhibition, but this will be well worth the time for those that can get there. Monday 21st July sees the opening of a new war comics exhibition at Arbroath Library. Original works of art from Commando, Warlord, Bunty, Judy and others will be on display. Between 5.30 & 6.30pm Commando editor Calum Laird and artist Ian Kennedy will ... Read More »

Entries Invited For Dundee Comics Prize 2014

Dundee Comics Prize SNIP

The Scottish Centre For Comics Studies and the Centre For Scottish Culture, both at the University Of Dundee, have teamed up to make October 2014 Heroes And Villains month in Dundee and this then will be the theme of the 2014 Dundee Comics Prize. The aim of the Dundee Comics Prize, originally called the Tartan Bucket Prize, is to promote ... Read More »

To Arms! Via IndieGoGo

During our interview earlier in the week with writer/artist Jessica Martin, she mentioned that she is involved with a new Great War anthology graphic novel entitled To Arms! This is planned as an 80+ page hardback anthology with stories based in and around the First World War. It is the edited by Matthew Duncan and produced and co-ordinated by Karim ... Read More »

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