Warhammer Monthly Issue 83 - Cover by Mike Collins SNIP

Uncovered: Kieron Gillen’s “Warhammer Monthly” Stories, his first pro work

Comics writer Kieron Gillen is at Gosh Comics in London later today (Saturday 20th October) to sign copies of the seventh collection of The Wicked + The Divine stories – but do you know his first professionally-published work was in Warhammer Monthly? These days, of course, Kieron’s well known for his work on The Wicked + the DivineContinue reading Uncovered: Kieron Gillen’s “Warhammer Monthly” Stories, his first pro work

The Liberty Brigade - Cover by Sean Chen SNIP

Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Liberty Brigade

New publishing company Thrilling Nostalgia Comics recently launched their new Kickstarter, The Liberty Brigade, a one hundred-plus page graphic novel featuring the return of dozens of 1940s superheroes in a new World War Two graphic novel, featuring art by a host of great creators, including Alan Davis, Barry Kitson and Jim Steranko. There’s still timeContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: The Liberty Brigade

Rare early Eddie Campbell comic offered on eBay

A rare, short run, self published comic from the 1980s by Eddie Campbell is currently being offered on eBay – featuring some early work by top British indie comic talent. In 1982, Eddie Campbell – today better known as the artist on graphic novels such as Alec and From Hell – put out a photocopiedContinue reading Rare early Eddie Campbell comic offered on eBay

Doctor Who at Madame Tussauds Blackpool. Picture: Jason Lock Picture: Jason Lock

Doctor Who Blackpool Exhibition Winners

Last week, downthetubes announced ran a competition aimed primarily at North West residents to win entry to the opening of the new Madame Tussauds Blackpool Doctor Who exhibit later today. The competition, which closed at 12 noon on Wednesday 17th October, was circulated via downthetubes.net, and across various social media points. Over 2300 people readContinue reading Doctor Who Blackpool Exhibition Winners

In Review: Doctor Who – The Ghost Monument

Review by Paul Mount The Ghost Monument (or, perhaps, Doctor Who and the Ribbons of Fear) delivers a lively, adrenalized space opera yarn for Jodie Whittaker’s all-new, all-breezy turn as the Doctor, a story which is likely to find more favour with new or casual viewers than with long-time hardcore fans who might prefer somethingContinue reading In Review: Doctor Who – The Ghost Monument