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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 »

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 »

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 »

Creators @ Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2015

The remarkably warm and dry weekend of 16-18 October 2015 saw the third Lakes International Comic Art Festival take place in the Lake District town of Kendal. LICAF, or more simply Lakes, has grown in stature and visitor numbers over the course of these three years as the comics community realise that the European comic festival model of taking over the ... Read More »

Creators @ Glasgow Comic Con 2015 – Part 2

The fifth Glasgow Comic Con took place over the weekend of 4/5 July 2015 near the centre of Scotland’s largest city. downthetubes has already covered the convention with a preview and a review of the event and here we present the second part of our selection of the creators that were there over the weekend. Cosplay is a big part of GCC ... Read More »

Panel Borders: Countryside Comics with Owen Michael Johnson

Beats Wagon Promotional Image

  Continuing a month of shows about architecture and landscape in comics, guest presenter Lizzie Boyle from Disconnected Press talks to writer Owen Michael Johnson , one of the team behind Raygun Roads and the currently-seeking-funding, stunning looking Beast Wagon, about the experience of being a comic book creator in the countryside. Recorded at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Kendal, Lizzie and Owen also ... Read More »

Cup of O – Thought Bubble Stash Dissection

  Last month saw the annual appearance of the Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival in Leeds – the convention element of which is a permanent fixture on the convention calendar for the majority of small pressers in the UK. I was there selling The Psychedelic Journal of Time Travel with co-editor Geoffery Crescent and we owe everything to underground comics king Jon Lock and Lucy Brown for their generous ... Read More »

Thought Bubble Gets Cross (the Disconnected Anthology, that is…)

CROSS Anthology - Final Cover

This weekend will see the launch of the CROSS anthology from Disconnected Press at Thought Bubble, a glorious assemblage of political wit, satire and polite British rage! And we do mean glorious, because Conor Boyle, the co-conspirator in the project with partner Lizzie, has sent us a preview copy which comes with a stonking cover from Pye Parr, and it looks fantastic, ... Read More »

Comic Creators Get Cross, launch appeal to fund new British satire comic

CROSS Anthology

  An impressive group of British comic creators have joined forces to launch a Kickstarter campaign for CROSS, a 64-page anthology of satire, born from a group of people who wish Spitting Image was still around to keep us all aware of who’s in charge and why we should hold them to account. Edited by Connor and Lizzie Boyle of ... Read More »

The Sentient Zombie Space Pigs return!

  We’re pleased to report that the second issue of Sentient Zombie Space Pigs from Disconnected Press, written by Lizzie Boyle and drawn by partner Conor Boyle, is now on sale – and it looks just as fun as the first issue, which we raved on its release last October. (Artist Conor Boyle tells me he and Lizzie have been frantically busy with numerous other ... Read More »

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