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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 »

Sneak Peek: Beast Wagon #2

The second chapter of Beast Wagon, the British Comic Award nominated black comedy from writer Owen Michael Johnson (Raygun Roads, Reel Love) and artist John Pearson, with letters by Colin Bell (Curb Stomp, The Fiction, And Then Emily Was Gone) goes on sale next month (from 16th November) – just in time to be on sale at Thought Bubble. Beast Wagon ... Read More »

British Comic Awards Shortlist announced, Beano artist Dudley D. Watkins enters “Hall of Fame”

British Comic Awards Hall of Fame: Dudley D. Watkins

After many, many months of planning, reading, more reading and even more reading the team behind the British Comic Awards have just revealed the nominees for 2014/15, selected from the Longlist of titles provided by the reading public, publishers and the creators themselves. The BCA committee have decided the following titles and creators listed below represent the very best, and indeed the diversity, of British comics ... 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 »

Kickstarter Sensation Beast Wagon Released Into The Wild!

Beast Wagon #1 - Cover

    The first issue of Beast Wagon, the black comedy set in a zoo launched at Eisner Award-nominated OK Comics, Leeds last weekend following a hugely-successful Kickstarter campaign, which reached its goal in 24 hours, eventually going on to double the target set. Beast Wagon – which has has received rave advanced praise from critics and creators alike – is set in the middle ... Read More »

Indie project “Beast Wagon” gains huge Kickstarter backing

Beats Wagon Promotional Image

    A stunning-looking comics project from British Comic Award nominated  Owen Michael Johnson, Leed’s based illustrator John Pearson and Colin Bell is well on its way to securing backing on Kickstarter for not one but two editions of the eagerly-anticpated title – a black comedy comic book series set in a zoo. The Kickstarter launched in February with a special event at London’s ... 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 – Small Press Reviews

Cup of O - Small Press Reviews

  Happy 2015 to all Down the Tubes readers! I’ve got a bumper crop of reviews for you – all of them are comics bought at the tail end of 2013 (this is how big my reading pile is!) at the first Lakes International and the Thought Bubble of that year.   Raygun Roads (Changeling Studios) Owen Michael Johnson/Indio   Raygun Roads is utterly ridiculous. ... Read More »

Cup of O – Small Press Reviews and Melksham Comic Con Preamble

  Hello! Here I tackle three books I bought from Lakes International Comic Art Festival‘s first event last year – a tremendously well put-together and enjoyable art-focussed festival set in the picturesque town of Kendal in the Lake District. I heartily recommend it – and this year looks almost painfully brilliant. Painful because I can’t attend mainly and I’m desperate to sample the ... Read More »

GHOSTS set to haunt London’s Orbital Comics in April

Cult Teaser

A new British arts collective called GHOSTS has revealed  plans to take over London this April, for a week-long underground comics exhibition. Featuring the work of seven writers and artists, the exhibition, called CULT, will be based on Orbital Comics and promises to fuse comics and music together for an occult-inspired comics showcase. Comprised of creators Nich Angell, PM Buchan, Owen Michael Johnson, James ... Read More »

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