Awesome Comics Podcast – Convention and Creating Comics Bonanza!

Just when you turned your back, the Awesome Comics Podcast team slam home two episodes in quick succession, opening with a terrific round up of interviews from the True Believers Comic Festival!Continue reading Awesome Comics Podcast – Convention and Creating Comics Bonanza!

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Creating Comics: A Classic Interview with Jack Kirby and Carmine Infantino

Continuing his much appreciated digital archiving of British comics fandom, David Hathaway-Price has added Fantasy Advertiser #48 to his invaluable ClassicUKComicsZines site, which includes an interview with with legendary American artists Jack Kirby and Carmine Infantino. First published in 1965, Fantasy Advertiser is one of British comic fandom’s best-known zines, continued online today at comiczine-fa.com.Continue reading Creating Comics: A Classic Interview with Jack Kirby and Carmine Infantino

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 45 - Nick Prolix

Lakes Festival Podcast goes “Around the Block” with comic creator Nick Prolix!

Episode 45 of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast features a chat with comic  creator Nick Prolix, creator of the brilliant independent comic Slang Pictorial. A writer, artist and cartoonist living in the Fens, Slang Pictorial – available to buy online here – follows the highlights and lowlifes of flashy wideboys and their woebegotten back-seat darlings throughContinue reading Lakes Festival Podcast goes “Around the Block” with comic creator Nick Prolix!

Awesome Comics Podcast talks… Awesome Comics!

This week the Awesome Comics Podcast gang – Dan Butcher, Tony Esmond and Vince Hunt – are talking about the work and creation of their anthology series Awesome Comics as Issue Four launches this weekend – and to help them do it, they’re joined by Tom Stewart from the brilliant podcast That Comic SmellContinue reading Awesome Comics Podcast talks… Awesome Comics!

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Comics on a Mission: Atomeka’s Dave Elliott’s thought-provoking projects for Zuiker Press

Dave Elliott and Garry Leach, the boys from AtomekArt, have been pretty busy over the last couple of years, and at downthetubes we were delighted to hear about their new series of thought-provoking graphic novels for Zuiker Press, tackling bullying and racial prejudice. Click and Mend, the first two books, are on sale now, withContinue reading Comics on a Mission: Atomeka’s Dave Elliott’s thought-provoking projects for Zuiker Press