Here’s some details about three bumper collections of the critically acclaimed “Charley’s War” that are in the works for next year, to be published by rights holder Rebellion. The 20000AD publisher acquired ownership of Battle Picture Weekly, where “Charley’s War”… Read More ›
Month: December 2017
Memories of the 9th Malta Comic Convention – by comic artist by Phil Elliott
Malta Comic Con was back earlier this month, with a star-studded line-up of comic creators from across the globe in attendance, including Illegal Alien, Tupelo, Tales from Gimbley and Real Ghostbusters artist Phil Elliott – his first major appearance in… Read More ›
Who’s World War Two’s toughest postman? Find out in the latest Commando comics!
Brand new Commando (Issues 5079 – 5082) hit newsagents across the UK tomorrow (Thursday 14th December). Expect fraternal face-offs, firefighting infernos in Sicily and Kuwait – and the toughest postie fighting in France in DC Thomson’s latest war comics! This… Read More ›
All is Not Well, a comics project that lifts the lid of the reality of care givers, launched
Last year, comic creator Jonathan Clode let us know about All is Not Well, a comic web project he was working on with Cardiff University about carers. After some delays, it recently just launched – and like Parables of Care,… Read More ›
Team Girl Collective draws to a close
The TGC Collective – the team behind That Girl Comic – is coming to an end this year. After eight years working together to showcase women comic artists in Scotland, the group have decided it’s time to move on to… Read More ›
In Memoriam: Eagle artist Gerald Palmer
We’re sorry to belatedly report the passing of comic artist and illustrator Gerald Palmer, who passed away peacefully at his Jersey home on Wednesday, 16th August, 2017, aged 82. Born in 1935 in Jersey, Gerald was encouraged toward an artistic career… Read More ›
Bid on some signed Walking Dead comic rarities and support a good cause!
There’s a rare chance on eBay right now to bid on some signed copies of The Walking Dead‘s Here’s Negan CGC signature series – and support a good cause. Offered by Northampton-based comic shop Close Encounters, the comics are all… Read More ›
Rachael Smith’s “Wired Up Wrong” among Pipedream Comics nominations for Best Indie and Small Press Comic of 2017
I haven’t backed many Kickstarter projects this year although I have highlighted a fair few on downthetubes, but one I did was the Deluxe Edition of Wired Up Wrong by Rachael Smith – and now it’s deservedly been nominated as Best… Read More ›
Opening this week: Bananaman – The Musical!
Never mind Star Wars: The Last Jedi. the premiere of the month has to be the much-anticipated Bananaman – The Musical, which opens at London’s Southwark Playhouse this Friday (15th December 2017). We’ve covered the show’s production path on downthetubes,… Read More ›
Sneak Peek: Breaking the 10 Volume Two by Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa
The second volume of Breaking the 10 by Sean Michael Wilson and Michiru Morikawa debuts in February 2018, published by NBM. When David loses his wife and child in a tragic car accident he decides to turn against God. He… Read More ›