Month: May 2009

ComicCon in the UK?

(Updated, 3 June 2009, see also “Mystery” 5 By 5 Festival: Details Emerge story): Web site ComicRelated reported earlier this week that Liam Fisher, the man behind the upcoming 5 by 5 Festival in East London which starts 18th June,… Read More ›

Going Dutch for Comics

Sandra de Haan, a comic artist from Rotterdam just found downthetubes and writes to let us know that given that the Netherlands is a small country, she’s started translating her comics into English to try and reach more comic fans…. Read More ›

Manwha 100 Opening Report

Last week David Baillie was our downthetubes roving reporter lucky enough to be invited to a private view of the new Manwha 100 exhibition in London which, if the name hasn’t already given the game away, celebrates the 100th anniversary… Read More ›

Anthony Johnston Strips!

Concluding adaptation and inspiration month on his Strip! radio show for London’s Resonance FM, Alex Fitch talks to writer and graphic designer Antony Johnston about combining text and image in comics and other media from his illustrated novella Frightening Curves… Read More ›

RedEye Re-Launched

(via Bugpowder): Artist and designer Barry Renshaw is relaunching his excellent indie comic magazine RedEye. First published in 2003 by Engine Comics, RedEye was dedicated to the independent British comics press. With the focus on UK creators, it covered comics,… Read More ›