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Netflix Primer: Luke Pearson’s “Hilda” – a quick guide to the graphic novels

If you’ve been listening to the Awesome Comics Podcast recently, you’ll know that I’ll be running the Nobrow table at Thought Bubble in Leeds over the weekend of 22nd – 23rd September 2018. We’ll be situated at Table 28 in the grand Victoria Hall. My first full outing for this company coincides with their firstContinue reading Netflix Primer: Luke Pearson’s “Hilda” – a quick guide to the graphic novels

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Kia Wordsmith from Accent UK

I recently got chatting to Ian Ashcroft and he and I are are venturing on a short story for an upcoming anthology. He asked to show me some art from his current project, entitled Kia Wordsmith. I immediately insisted that he send me some samples. The quality of what he and Dave West are workingContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Kia Wordsmith from Accent UK

Shame - Hope by Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton

Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton’s new graphic novel “Shame – Hope” really deserves your attention

A downthetubes reader dropped us a line to ask what John Bolton had been up to comics-wise recently, which gives us the chance to plug the Renegade Arts fantasy project Shame by the artist, working with writer Lovern Kindzierski. John recently did a signing at Forbidden Planet to promote the series, and promote the stunning-looking and well-received Shame – Hope,Continue reading Lovern Kindzierski and John Bolton’s new graphic novel “Shame – Hope” really deserves your attention

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In Preview – Gamayun Tales 2: The Water Spirit by Alexander Utkin

Gamayun Tales 2: The Water Spirit is a book that you will read, enjoy and then immediately flip back through the pages to catch up on the details of the artwork that you missed on the first pass.Continue reading In Preview – Gamayun Tales 2: The Water Spirit by Alexander Utkin

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In Preview – ‘The Aphid’ by Henry Miller

Created by Henry Miller This is a comic of a kind. A story of a band and the bond between a man, his father and their mutual love of the attitude strewn music of The Fall. Punctuated by the sad death of their cantankerous lead singer Mark E. Smith, this got sent through to meContinue reading In Preview – ‘The Aphid’ by Henry Miller