In a pair of recordings looking at how comic creators are inspired by genre and inspiration, guest presenter and comics laureate Hannah Berry talks to Arts Foundation comics prize finalists Esther McManus, Danny Noble, Jess Taylor and Zara Slattery in… Read More ›
Month: October 2019
Regular downthetubes readers will recall we’ve previously plugged Fred McNamara‘s Spectrum is Indestructible book – an unofficial guide to all things Captain Scarlet – and it now has a December 2019 release date. Publication faced one final hurdle, dependent on… Read More ›
This new illustrators Special is for all those schoolboys that have refused steadfastly to grow up and master the art of reading serious works of literature. Do you recall Commando Comics, with those amazing covers and equally amazing interior art and stories?
Now appearing in Issue 42 of Aces Weekly, Lightning 5 Is a brand-new comic strip created by Martin Cater with a difference… the difference being that the whole thing has been done as a photo-collage, aimed at re-creating the visual… Read More ›
By Tim Robins Fans of Classic Doctor Who will be excited to hear that the Season Five story Fury from the Deep will return as a wholly animated adventure in 2020. The story sees The Doctor (Patrick Troughton), Victoria (Deborah Watling)… Read More ›
Brand new issues of DC Thomson’s war comic Commando (Issues 5275 – 5278) are on sale in all good newsagents tomorrow, Thursday 31st October – and from various digital platforms.
B7 Media have announced plans to crowdfund a third volume of its critically-acclaimed Dan Dare: The Audio Adventures, coinciding with Eagle comic hero Dan Dare’s 70th anniversary in 2020 – and we can exclusively reveal the cover art for the… Read More ›
The winners of our recent competition to win copies of the smashing illustrated book, The Oxford Trollomicus, created by Spike Greenwood, were “The Rockwool Troll” by Joakim Järnström (all the way from Finland!) and “Jee Bee Lee, Troll Op-Orator of Troutbeck Bridge” by… Read More ›
Edinburgh’s Scottish Gallery hosts “Myhos“, an exhibition by the masterful Paul Reid this November, opening on Wednesday. Paul Reid is a artist who uses his skill to create a world which is both beautiful and uncompromising in its vision. He’s… Read More ›