Links section revamp

There might not seem to be much going on at downthetubes — but you’d be wrong. It’s all “under the bonnet” stuff though — tidying up images folders, a revised links section which hopefully makes more sense to visitors.

The image folder changes were brought on by increasing “bandwidth theft” problems that I hope I’ve solved with a few technical tweaks to stop direct links to images on my site. I don’t like doing this — but it was starting to cost me money.

On the writing front, there’s a cartoon project that looks as though it may finally see a wider audience after three years of writing it, with Nick Miller on the art chores. Fingers crossed…

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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