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Lost Fleet – Corsair by Jack Campbell #2 – Covers Spotlight!

Lost Fleet #2 Cover B by David Demaret

June sees the release of The Lost Fleet: Corsair #1 – a new comic series by Jack Campbell, based on his best-selling series of military science-fiction novels which I’m editing for Titan Comics – but the covers for #2 are already out in the wild, over on the Diamond PREVIEWS web site. In #2, Destina Aragon leads the Tigres on a mission ... Read More »

Spectrum is Indestructible: a new Captain Scarlet book will include comic strip guides

Captain Scarlet Comics Montage

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we reported in 2016 that Chinbeard Books is to publish an unofficial guide to Gerry Anderson’s Captain Scarlet later this year, marking the character’s 50th anniversary since his debut on ITV. Spectrum is Indestructible is the work of journalist, critic and writer Fred McNamara, and will feature a cover by Adrian Salmon. Although an unofficial ... Read More »

Aliens, Daleks and Paul Cornell, Oh My!

Saucer State #1 -SNIP

Out next month from IDW is Saucer State, written by Paul Cornell (who I recently worked with on Doctor Who: Heralds of Destruction) with art by Ryan Kelly (Lucifer) – and there’s a new Doctor Who comic collection out too, coincidentally featuring another strip I also worked on with him! Saucer State is the sequel to and the conclusion of ... Read More »

New Doctor Who Adventures Out Now – We’ll Shout that ’til we’re Horse!

Doctor Who Adventures Issue 23 - Killer App Strip

Doctor Who Adventures Issue 23 is in sale now from Panini, and I’m delighted to report that the Doctor is still battling aliens accompanied by an alien talking horse. (Not that it wouldn’t be great to have new companion Bill in the strip – she gets an introductory UNIT “Alien Archive” feature this issue – but a talking horse is ... Read More »

BOOM! Studios announces War for the Planet of the Apes mini-series

War for the Planet of the Apes #1

BOOM! Studios and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products have announced a comic miniseries that serves as a prequel to the upcoming film War for the Planet of the Apes, which hits UK cinemas on 14th July 2017. The four-issue miniseries is written by David F. Walker (Power Man and Iron Fist, Occupy Avengers) and illustrated by Jonas Sharf, who I ... Read More »

Robotech #1: first interior art and story details revealed at C2E2

Robotech #1 - Sample 2 - Unlettered

Titan Comics have just revealed the first interior art and story details for Robotech #1. The influential 1980s anime classic returns on 26th July 2017 with a brand-new ongoing series packed with earth-shattering shocks and surprises. The all-new Robotech comic series returns to Macross Island, the place where it all began! Writer Brian Wood, artist Marco Turini and colourist Marco ... Read More »

Brand-new Charlotte Corday Adventure by Dan Dare artist Keith Page Launches

Launching soon will be an all-new Charlotte Corday adventure titled Blasted Trubshaw and the Time Before This, a follow up to the recently re-published Witchcraft Street series. Creator Keith Page has teased his fans with some notes about the story, in which ancient aliens clash with 1950s rocket scientists! “With the followup to Witchcraft Street I wanted to do something recognisably different whilst ... Read More »

2000AD Prog 2028 Preview: Mars Attacked!

There’s some sweet space war action on the cover of this week’s 2000AD, on sale Wednesday, as the Venusians take it to their Martian enemies, in “Scarlet Traces: Cold War” on this week’s cover, from co-creator and series art droid, D’Israeli. In this issue…  JUDGE DREDD // HARVEY
 John Wagner (Writer) / John McCrea (Artist). Judge Dredd created by John ... Read More »

Dredd in Rip-Roaring Action in latest 2000AD (Prog 2027)

2000AD Prog 2027

Featuring a cracking cover by Matt Ferguson, 2000AD Prog 2027 is on sale now in all good comic shops and UK newsagents – and via various digital platforms. John McCrea‘s art on “Judge Dredd” is adrenaline-soaked brilliance and makes it worth the entrance price alone so check it out! Judge Dredd – Harvey (Part 4) Writer: John Wagner Art: John ... Read More »

Hibernia offers limited second edition of “The Tower King” from Eagle

The Tower King Panel

On sale now from Hibernia Comics, celebrating the recent 35th anniversary of new Eagle 35th anniversary is a new edition of their fantastic collection of the classic story, The Tower King, written by Alan Hebden (Commando, Meltdown Man) and illustrated by José Ortiz (13th Floor, Creepy, Eerie). “The Tower King” tells the tale of Mick Tempest and his struggles to survive in a London ... Read More »

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