Doctor Who is 56 today, and Celestial Toyroom, the magazine of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society – and longest running Doctor Who magazine – has reached 500 issues.
Month: November 2019
We’re used to some of the gob-smacking prices some comic art sells for on top auction site Heritage Auctions, but it seems the prices of lesser known work sometimes, too…
There are 165 vintage comic listings in the latest auction from Phil-Comics on eBay this week – all ending Tuesday 26th November 2019. Lots include original artwork from Dudley Watkins and Robert Nixon, 1940s and later Beano and Dandy comics
David Hathaway-Price, publisher and editor of the not-for-profit FANSCENE, is gearing up to publish a Batman-focused issue of his terrific zine
Comic artist David Roach has informed us of the death of award-winning Spanish comic artist Purita Campos, best known in Britain for the strip “Patty’s World“, which ran in Princess Tina. She was 82. “Purita was absolutely the top girls… Read More ›
Back in 2011, Russian artist Svetlana Petrova decided fine art simply didn’t have enough cats in it – so she’s added her own. Literally, her own, because Zarathustra, is her cat, and clearly very fond of art, so Svetlana decided to entertain her big ginger feline’s interests by adding him to some classic portraits and masterpieces…
Brighton-based comedian and cartoonist Fraser Geesin has just released a new anthology, Journey to the Surface of the Earth
This week the Awesome Comics Podcast gang – Dan Butcher, Tony Esmond and Vince Hunt – talk about their Thought Bubble Festival 2019 experience and have a raft of interviews to showcase their adventure over the weekend
A Short Introduction: Before his unexpected passing in 2016, author Roger Perry – a longtime contributor to this site and veteran of the British comics industry – sent downthetubes a number of articles which we planned to run, working back… Read More ›
An auction of art at Christie’s Paris on Wednesday 20th November offers over 300 European pieces, including work by Hergé, Jacques Martin, Hugo Pratt, Moebius, Jacques Tardi and many more.