Slang Pictorial #4 Kickstarter Promo

Creating Comics: Nick Prolix chats Slang Pictorial and more

Comics creator Nick Prolix was kind enough to take some time out from his busy schedule pimping the Kickstarter of his new issue of Slang Pictorial to talk to me about, well, everything…Continue reading Creating Comics: Nick Prolix chats Slang Pictorial and more

SHARKS! by Christian Talbot and artist Sophie Hodge

Crowdfunding Spotlight: SHARKS! by Christian Talbot and Sophie Hodge

The eagerly anticipated book of internet sensation The Life of Sharks is finally here – of it will be if folk hunt it down and spear a copy of SHARKS! on Unbound. It’s much nicer than spearing real sharks, which we do not endorse, ever, here on downthetubes. (Yes, even Hookjaw. He’s just misunderstood. Honest).Continue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: SHARKS! by Christian Talbot and Sophie Hodge

Brawler #1 Cover - Time Bomb Comics SNIP

Spoiling for a Brawl(er)! An interview with Time Bomb Comics publisher Steve Tanner

Brawler is a great looking new comics project from Time Bomb Comics – and a Kickstarter campaign for pre-orders that launched just last week has already hit target. downthetubes caught up with publisher Steve Tanner to talk to him about the new anthology and other Time Bomb projects… Steve is a Birmingham-based writer, the faceContinue reading Spoiling for a Brawl(er)! An interview with Time Bomb Comics publisher Steve Tanner

Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

The next issue of indie hit and Kickstarter-funded Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman (#8), created by Tom Ward and Luke Parker (artist on the Halloween Eagle strip for Dark Horse appearing in Astro Hustle), lettered by Nic J. Shaw, is available to pre-order now!Continue reading Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman is back… and in big trouble!

Etherington Brothers launch Kickstarter for new “How to THINK when you draw” collection

The Etherington Brothers Kickstarter for How to THINK when you draw tutorials Book Two (and a reprint of Book One, Lorenzo Etherington’s sketchbook trilogy and a reprint of The Art of Stranski) is now live. Many of these books are exclusively only available as part of this Kickstarter, and won’t be available anywhere else (online, in shops, Amazon etc) this year.Continue reading Etherington Brothers launch Kickstarter for new “How to THINK when you draw” collection