Breaking News
Home / Tag Archives: Conor Boyle

Tag Archives: Conor Boyle

A Shark for Santa? Something for the Christmas Weekend 2016

Acomic you might have been buying from your newsagent...in 1921? (with thanks to comic creator Tim Quinn)

Here’s your British creator and publisher-skewed comics shopping list for this week, featuring new comics on sale in comic shops (from Wednesday 21st December) and newsagents. Have a great festive season, enjoy your comics and our very best wishes for 2017… But remember that even in this festive period, it is of course your duty as comic fans to ensure ... Read More »

Something For the Weekend: Christmas Dredd, but Hook Jaw Delayed! New Comics On Sale (w/c 12th December 2016)

2000AD Prog 2011

How can we not lead our regular British creator and publisher-skewed new comics line-up without a heads up, once again, for the 2000AD Christmas Special? Colin Noble has already sang the Prog’s praises, but you’d have to be totally thrill-sucked crazy not to want the mazing “Judge Dredd” tale, written by Rob Williams and drawn by Chris Weston, because it ... Read More »

Something For The Weekend: Judge Dredd! Aliens! Assassin’s Creed! New Comics On Sale (w/c 5th December 2016)

2000AD Prog 2010

Here’s this week’s round up of new comics in British newsagents and comic shops skewed, as ever to highlighting British creators and publishers. 2000AD steps neatly back to its early “Judge Dredd” tales this week with “In Denial” from Michael Carroll, drawn by Andrew Currie. It’s a bit of a “talkie” episode but there’s some nice commentary on Mega City ... Read More »

Exclusive! Titan Comics Hook Jaw Variant Cover by Brian Williamson Revealed!

Hook Jaw #1 - Diamond UK Variant by Brian Williamson SNIP

Following up on our previous post featuring the covers of the first issue of Titan Comics Hook Jaw project, we have this exclusive for you – Brian Williamson‘s stunning retro-styled Diamond Comics UK variant, complete with Action comic-styled masthead! Launching this December the five issue mini-series, published under license, is written by Si Spurrier (Cry Havoc, Weavers, Doctor Who, Numbercruncher) and illustrated by ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: Titan Comics Hook Jaw #1 by Si Spurrier and Conor Boyle

Hook Jaw #1 Cover C by Marc Laming

Titan Comics have revealed the final covers for Hook Jaw #1, which include work by series artist Conor Boyle, John McCrea and Marc Laming. Hitting stores in December, the five issue mini-series is written by comics fire-cracker Si Spurrier (Cry Havoc, Weavers, Doctor Who, Numbercruncher) and illustrated by long-established independent comics talent Conor Boyle, with colours by Giulia Brusco and edited by ... Read More »

Cup of O – Small Press Reviews: A Certain Symmetry, CROSS and How To Be A Superhero

Cup of O - Small Press Reviews

A Certain Symmetry (Self Published) By Richard Worth & Jordan Collver I’ve long been an admirer of the distinctively creative collaborations of Worth & Collver and this tantalizing pamphlet (at the time intended purely to seduce publishers) is another slice of fried gold from the team. Sadly, it appears at the moment at least that their 2014 Thought Bubble gambit ... Read More »

Hook Jaw is back – and Titan Comics has snagged him!

(Updated 28th July 2016, new imagery added): Comics news site Multiversity Comics has delivered the news that Hook Jaw – the giant killer shark first brought to life in the pages of 1970s comic Action by Pat Mills, Ken Armstrong and Ramon Sola – is back, thanks to Titan Comics. Presumably buoyed by the success of their excellent Johnny Red mini series ... Read More »

Photo Review: Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo 2016

Saturday 28 May 2016 saw the Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo return to the CitySpace building of the University Of Sunderland. Named for the city’s links with Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland and inaugurated last year to help celebrate the book’s 150 anniversary, Wonderlands is part Sunderland’s bid to be UK City Of Culture in 2021 and this second event retained ... Read More »

In Review: Zarjaz Issue 26

Zarjaz 26 - Cover

Creators: Various: Publisher: Future Quake Press Out: Now The Comic: Out now from Future Quake Press is the Zarjaz Issue 26, featuring cover art by Paul Marshall, coloured by Owen Watts. Within the pages of Zarjaz 26, Peeps the droids smuggles six tales from the sub-sub basement of the Nerve Centre! The Review: It’s another great issue of the  the fab 2000AD-inspired comic zine ... Read More »

Creators @ Thought Bubble 2015: Part 2 – Small Press

The ninth annual Thought Bubble Festival took place in Leeds over the week of 9-15 November 2015, however it is the huge two-day comic convention over the weekend of 14-15 November that the vast majority of punters and creators think of when “Thought Bubble” is mentioned. Antony Esmond has already reviewed this year’s Thought Bubble here on downthetubes, as has ... Read More »

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE