Comics Charity Projects

Arts Emergency charity makes Christmas push for new donors

Founded in 2013 by comedian Josie Long and campaigner Neil Griffiths, those in culture, media, academia may be interested in helping marginalised young people directly (with contacts, advice, opportunity) by supporting the charity Arts Emergency. This December, they are looking… Read More ›

Draw Spider-Man for Maisy, and support the work of Read for Good

Spurred by the story of four-year-old Spider-Man and Elsa fan and avid book reader Maisy on BBC Children in Need, who is being treated for cancer, comics artist Neil Roche is asking comic artists to donate drawings of the Marvel superhero to charity Read for Good, to cheer young patients’ day

Doncaster children’s book charity ReRead urgently needs your help after floods

Reread in Doncaster collect and distribute thousands of free books to schools, other organisations, and individuals each year – but their warehouse was flooded on 8th November 2019, when the River Don broke its banks after torrential rainfall. The organisation… Read More ›

Free Comic Book Day Awesome Comics Podcast #200 pop-up charity fundraiser is, well… Awesome!

The Awesome Comics Podcast #200 pop-up charity comic shop / raffle stash that’s being organised by downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf as part of the events surrounding the Podcast’s live London broadcast on Free Comics Day includes some amazing items of… Read More ›

Awesome Comics Podcast set to go live in a London pub on Free Comic Book Day!

The brilliant indie-comics focused Awesome Comics Podcast are celebrating reaching their milestone 200th episode with a live recording at the Two Chairmen pub in central London on, appropriately enough, Free Comic Book Day – 4th May 2019. Adding to the… Read More ›

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