Win a copy of Titan Books’ “Battle Classics”


Thanks to those fine folk at Titan Books, we have TWO copies of their new British comic collection, Garth Ennis Presents Battle Classics, to give away!

All you need to do is answer the question below and tell us in no more than 15 words or more, what your favourite British comic is and why. Entries must be received by Thursday 23rd January 2014 at 12 noon GMT.

Who wrote the Battle comic strip “HMS Nightshade”?

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For Battle Classics, New York Times bestselling writer Garth Ennis, writer of The Boys, Preacher and Battlefields, selects his favourite stories from the seminal 1970s British boys comic Battle. Included for the very first time is the complete HMS Nightshade, and the full story of The General Dies At Dawn. With insights and introductions by Ennis himself, these war comic rarities are not to be missed!

Read our full review of Garth Ennis Presents Battle Classics here


The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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