Malta Comic Con – one of the friendliest comic conventions it’s ever been my pleasure to attend – is back in December, the ninth edition to be held on Saturday 2nd (10am-6pm) and Sunday 3rd December (11am-7pm) 2017 at the Mediterranean… Read More ›
Day: September 25, 2017
How Comics Work By Dave Gibbons, Tim Pilcher Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group – Wellfleet Press The Book: This “How It’s Done” series reveals insider hints, tips, and tricks from one of the world’s greatest comic creators in his own words…. Read More ›
The second issue of Hatchette Publishing’s 2000AD: The Ultimate Collection is on sale now in all good newsagents – reprinting of The Ballad of Halo Jones by Alan Moore and Ian Gibson. First appearing in 1984, Halo Jones was an… Read More ›
Reuters reported on Friday that US Magazine publisher Time Inc says its is looking to sell several assets, including Time Inc UK, Time Customer Service and a majority stake in the Essence magazine. The sale processes – in response to… Read More ›
Pale Orc or Waltzing Partners? You could win a painting simply by supporting artist Graeme Neil Reid!
Two new paintings for one lucky winner to pick from this month in artist Graeme Neil Reid’s September Art Raffle. One a cruel monster from a blockbuster film and the other a glimpse of the beauty found in horrific moments… Read More ›
Here’s an interesting item about comics as propaganda from the 1950s – with Captain America a possible victim of British publisher (and government) manipulation that some downthetubes readers may be able to shed further light on. “Are you now, or… Read More ›