Top 10 downthetubes Posts: 9th – 15th January 2014

Death's Head II and X-Men Mini Poster by Liam Sharp

Death’s Head II and X-Men Mini Poster by Liam Sharp

Here’s a rundown of the Top Ten posts on downthetubes over the last seven days:

Comic Criticism: A Call for Calm – and Common Sense
Liam Sharp calls for some better manners from the comics community. You may also be interested in comic writer Fiona Avery’s follow up post, “Everyone’s Not A Critic“, offering a guide to Constructive Criticism

ITV Studios hints at new Thunderbirds merchandise as 50th anniversary approaches

Oor Wullie joins T-Shirt Booth charity app offering
A fantastic British charity app goes from strength to strength

The Last Ever Alan Moore Interview?

ITV Studios offers sneek peek of new Thunderbird 1
An old post, but strangely one that seems compelling for our readers

RM Guera’s new Judge Dredd story – sneek peek!
A great new Dredd story in the Megazine

“To End All Wars” – the story behind a new World War One comic anthology
The title’s co-editor Jonathan Clode outlines the origins of this exciting project

Official Star Wars Fact File launches in January in the UK
On sale now

Eaglemoss launches Gerry Anderson Vintage Comic Collection
We understand from readers the Magazine is on hold, but we also gather it should resume publication later this year

Unicorn Press to publish Eagle’s “Happy Warrior” biography of Winston Churchill

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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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