Dan Dare - Return of The Mekon by Barrie Tomlinson, Pat Mills, John Wagner and Ian Kennedy. Dan Dare © Dan Dare Corporation

1980s “Dan Dare” Reprints – A Quick Update

As regular downthetubes readers know, I recently suggested it was perhaps time the 1980s Dan Dare stories, published in “New Eagle” were collected. Well, there’s a bit of good news on that front – but it requires some patience. Responding to our suggestion for a polite write-in campaign – thank you to everyone who contactedContinue reading 1980s “Dan Dare” Reprints – A Quick Update

Wally Wood's "22 Panels That Always Work", compiled by Larry Hama

Creating Comics: Wally Wood’s “Panels That Always Work”

Comics writer Alex de Campi (Blade Runner, Bad Girls) regularly posts tips on creating comics to her Twitter account and filed a posting of the late Wally Wood‘s “22 Panels That Always Work” under “While on the subject of comics scripting: RT to save a baby artist“. While often ascribed to Wood, artist Rufus DaygloContinue reading Creating Comics: Wally Wood’s “Panels That Always Work”

The first ever "Closer Than We Think!" by Arthur Radebaugh, published in January 1958

WebFind: Closer Than We Think – a tribute to the visionary artist Arthur Radebaugh

Somehow, the amazing work of Arthur Radebaugh, the visionary artist behind the late 1950s and early 60s US newspaper feature “Closer Than We Think!“, surely deserving of collection, has completely passed me by until last week, when I not only discovered it, but more of his incredible work – and an award-winning documentary about hisContinue reading WebFind: Closer Than We Think – a tribute to the visionary artist Arthur Radebaugh

Spot the TARDIS: Police Boxes recreated in “Ghost Monuments” project

Photographer and Doctor Who fan Paul Dykes has started a new photography project he’s calling “Ghost Monuments” – photo composites using a 3D model of a Gilbert MacKenzie Trench police box, rematerialising them in their former locations across LondonContinue reading Spot the TARDIS: Police Boxes recreated in “Ghost Monuments” project