Month: April 2010

Photo Review: Hi-Ex 2010

There was something missing at Hi-Ex this year – snow. After two years of heavy snow either on or just before the convention’s weekend, organisers Richmond Clements and Vicky Stonebridge pushed this year’s date back from mid-February to the end… Read More ›

John’s a Record Breaker!

Congratulations to downthetubes’ head honcho John Freeman on becoming a Guiness Record Breaker! Doctor Who Magazine has been named the Longest Running Magazine Based on a Television Series. John edited 49 issues of DWM from 1988 t0 1992. He was… Read More ›

John Hicklenton: A Tribute by Pat Mills

Pat Mills looks back at the career of the extraordinarily talented John Hicklenton, who sadly passed away on Friday 19th March 2010. Best known for his brutal, visceral work on flagship 2000AD characters like Judge Dredd (in particular “Heavy Metal Dredd”) and Nemesis the Warlock during… Read More ›

Garth Ennis’ Battlefields

While we’re primarily a British comics news site our remit does often cover the work being done by British comic creators beyond our shores – and one title that recently caught our attention, very belatedly, is Garth Ennis’ Battlefields project… Read More ›