Masters of Comic Book Art: Pino Dell’Orco

downthetubes contributor Colin Noble has a remarkable collection of Picture Library comics and we’ve featured his researches into just how often some classic tales – and covers have been re-used down the years. Here’s another gem, but this one by the brilliant Italian artist Pino Dell’Orco, also has some grounding in historical fact. Published backContinue reading Masters of Comic Book Art: Pino Dell’Orco

Bite Me - Cover SNIP

In Review: Bite Me Comic Issue One

Edited by Arlene Russo Available at www.bitememagazine.com Cover by Gary Crutchley and Matt Soffe Contributors include: David Braysher, Gary Crutchley, David Lucarelli, Colin Maxwell, Will Pickering, Dave West The Comic: From the shadows comes this special issue of Bite Me, dedicated to the girls – and boys – picture comics of yesteryear. Step into the unknown… asContinue reading In Review: Bite Me Comic Issue One

Warhammer Monthly Issue 83 - Cover by Mike Collins SNIP

Uncovered: Kieron Gillen’s “Warhammer Monthly” Stories, his first pro work

Comics writer Kieron Gillen is at Gosh Comics in London later today (Saturday 20th October) to sign copies of the seventh collection of The Wicked + The Divine stories – but do you know his first professionally-published work was in Warhammer Monthly? These days, of course, Kieron’s well known for his work on The Wicked + the DivineContinue reading Uncovered: Kieron Gillen’s “Warhammer Monthly” Stories, his first pro work

The Liberty Brigade - Cover by Sean Chen SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Liberty Brigade

New publishing company Thrilling Nostalgia Comics recently launched their new Kickstarter, The Liberty Brigade, a one hundred-plus page graphic novel featuring the return of dozens of 1940s superheroes in a new World War Two graphic novel, featuring art by a host of great creators, including Alan Davis, Barry Kitson and Jim Steranko. There’s still timeContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Liberty Brigade

Rare early Eddie Campbell comic offered on eBay

A rare, short run, self published comic from the 1980s by Eddie Campbell is currently being offered on eBay – featuring some early work by top British indie comic talent. In 1982, Eddie Campbell – today better known as the artist on graphic novels such as Alec and From Hell – put out a photocopiedContinue reading Rare early Eddie Campbell comic offered on eBay