My Comics Projects

Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Back in my Marvel UK days, I edited a one-off Heroquest magazine at Marvel UK – a one shot special licensed from Games Workshop that has some notable creators involved and, as downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf notes over on his… Read More ›

Untold Tales: Lancaster’s Musicians’ Co-Op the inspiration for a comic adventure

Following up on the good news – locally, at least – that Lancaster City Council has pledged to work with the city’s Musicians’ Co-op to help secure their long-term future, revoking its eviction notice from a building much-loved organisation had occupied… Read More ›

Creating Jack Campbell’s Lost Fleet – Corsair comic: some unseen designs and behind the scenes reveals

Titan Comics are giving the collected Lost Fleet – Corsair a bit of a “back catalogue” push right now, so as the series editor, I thought I’d share some of the early design work that went into creating the series,… Read More ›

Pedantic Stan, The Comic Fan, returns in new collection from Lew Stringer, in time for London Film and Comic Con

Back in the days of the British comics fandom of the 1980s, when our community was very different and far less diverse than it thankfully is today, Lew Stringer and I created Pedantic Stan, The Comics Fan – and Lew… Read More ›

HISTORY’s San Diego Comic-Con 2018 Panels and Fan Events, includes free Vikings comic by Andi Ewington, Indro

The TV drama Vikings will be back at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con with a cast panel, new Season 5B trailer, and an exclusive comic book, Vikings: Causor, written by Andi Ewington (Red Dog, Freeway Fighter) with art by Daniel… Read More ›

Marvel UK Comics That Never Were: Rourke versus Wolverine, versus… Monark Starstalker?

Here’s an item from my archives that should interest some Marvel UK fans – Liam Sharp’s fax of our creator-owned heroine, Rourke, created for STRIP, alongside Marvel US heroes Monark Starstalker and Wolverine. I’ve written about this a little before,… Read More ›

downthetubes partners with British Library for “Digital Conversation” event in April

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be chairing an event at the British Library in April, the first event downthetubes has ever been a partner in organising. Titled “Venturing off the page: exploring multimedia, animation and new narrative forms” guest… Read More ›

Titan Comics follows up Thirteenth Doctor team news with Seventh Doctor Doctor Who mini series announcement

Hot on the heels of revealing the Thirteenth Doctor’s first adventures will be created by an all-female creative team, Titan Comics have announced a Seventh Doctor mini series written by former TV series script editor Andrew Cartmel and Ben Aaronovitch,… Read More ›

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