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In Review: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 3

The rodent adventurers of MULP are back in their on-going quest to discover a powerful ancient relic, the Sceptre Of The Sun. Written by Matt Gibbs and illustrated by Sara Dunkerton, MULP issue 3 joins our mousey heroes as they prepare to set foot on Antarctica. Ex-soldier Jack Redpath and reporter Vicky Jones stay with the archaeological team of Prof Walter Harvest-Scott, ... Read More »

In Pictures: Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

Cosplay at Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

We all do stuff for the love of comics. We do it for free, especially on great sites like downthetubes. Sadly, it would seem are there those on the edges of our industry, our community, with a different view point, such as event organisers whose intent is to charge fans admission to their events, then rinse you of your coins before booting ... Read More »

Sneak Peek: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 3

MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun written by Matt Gibbs and illustrated by Sara Dunkerton has been a favourite here on downthetubes since we first got our paws on a copy of this mousey Indiana Jones style adventure back in 2014. Set in an anthropomorphic 1930s world of rodents, MULP  follows a group of rodent archaeologists who are travelling the globe in their ... Read More »

Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up: Creating Comics with Stuart John McCune and Sara Dunkerton

Awesome Comics Podcast 60: Sara Dunkerton

Two Awesome Comic Podcasts in one post? This can only mean I’m risking presenter and fellow DTT contributor Tony Esmond coming round with his electro-bat… Here’s the skinny on tow great chats about creating comics, with S.J. McCune, creator of Monlogue and Sara Dunkerton, co-creator of MULP: Spectre of the Sun. In ACP 59, listen to Stuart John McCune, creator of ... Read More »

Creators @ Thought Bubble 2015 : Part 1 – Artists

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. This year there were some 430 sales tables split between the massive New ... Read More »

In Review: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 2

The second issue of writer Matt  Gibbs and artist Sara Dunkerton’s five issue MULP: Sceptre Of The Sun, now being published by Improper Books, is being launched at Thought Bubble 2015. This anthropomorphic adventure series set in the 1930s follows a group of mousey archaeologists who are travelling the globe in their attempt to find an apparently all-powerful ancient artefact, the Sceptre ... Read More »

Creator Talk: Six Questions For MULP’s Matt Gibbs and Sara Dunkerton

2014 saw the release of issue one of MULP: Sceptre Of The Sun, the first of a proposed five issue series from writer Matt Gibbs and artist Sara Dunkerton. There is a long standing tradition of anthropomorphic characters in British Comics with characters like Tiger Tim and the Bruin Boys, who pre-date the First World War, and perhaps the best ... 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 »

Sneak Peek: MULP – Sceptre Of The Sun Issue 2

It is just over a year since the first issue of writer Matt Gibbs and artist Sara Dunkerton’s MULP: Sceptre Of The Sun appeared. This full colour anthropomorphic adventure comic was a mousey take on an Indiana Jones style story as our mouse heroes Jack Redpath and Vicky Jones try to unravel the mystery of a stone tablet unearthed during an ... Read More »

Creators @ Wonderlands UK Graphic Novel Expo 2015

To tie-in with the celebration of the 150th anniversary of the first publication of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland, the University of Sunderland held a free comics event entitled Wonderlands on Saturday 30 May 2015. Based in the university’s £12m sport and social facility CitySpace, a bright, spacious building, Wonderlands ran two separate streams of talks and workshops alongside a ‘Publisher’s ... Read More »

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