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In Review: Cthulhu Kids, All Ages Cosmic Terror & Mythos Madness!

Writer: Peter Duncan Artist: Andrew Pawley The Comic: Meet the Cthulhu Kids at The Miskatonic Academy for Outer Entities- the most exclusive school in the multiverse for the children of Elder Things and Outer Gods! A mash up of vintage kids comics and the existential terror of an infinite universe. The Review: What do you getContinue reading In Review: Cthulhu Kids, All Ages Cosmic Terror & Mythos Madness!

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In Review: The Apprentice does Comics… Badly

A fleet of four black cars, sixteen wheelie suitcases, early morning phone calls and a bunch of bold claims. If downthetubes is covering this show, it can only mean one thing… over on The Apprentice, they tried making some comics. And they did – but oh, dear, what a disaster… The Apprentice is back onContinue reading In Review: The Apprentice does Comics… Badly

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Looking Back at Thought Bubble 2018 and finding new ways to learn the comic craft

Artist and writer Gavin Pollock looks back at this year’s Thought Bubble Festival and reflects on its unique approach to promoting comics and, more widely the opportunities seeking to learn the comic craft it brings into focus… Thought Bubble day started easily enough when the stray cat turned up yowling for food. Cats are strangeContinue reading Looking Back at Thought Bubble 2018 and finding new ways to learn the comic craft

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In Review: Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell To Earth

Review by Tim Robins The new season of Doctor Who finally arrived on the UK’s various platforms on a Sunday, although the rest of its timetable may vary. It’s been ten months since we last saw Jodie Whittaker plummet from the TARDIS, an age for anxious fans. In fact, watching the episode was an unexpectedlyContinue reading In Review: Doctor Who: The Woman Who Fell To Earth

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In Review: Modern Slorance – The Finland Issue – Travel, art, food, tortoises!

Modern Slorance: the Finland Issue, by Neil Slorance “Saunas, Moomins, Food, Romance and more!” A wee disclaimer before I start: I love Neil Slorance’s comics. I first came across them in the (sadly now defunct) Plan B Books down by the Tron in Glasgow several years ago, and have been following them ever since, and thenContinue reading In Review: Modern Slorance – The Finland Issue – Travel, art, food, tortoises!