Alongside numerous film and TV actors, celebrities and much more, the upcoming London Film and Comic Con has a huge roster of comic creators attending its next show at Olympia later this monthContinue reading Latest London Film and Comic Con offers large comic creator line-up
The latest issue of the longest-running 2000AD fanzine – Dogbreath, from FutureQuake Press, positively demands your attention, not least for its stunning cover by Colin MacNeil – and the more so because it includes a strip written by Marvel and 2000AD artist Kev Hopgood, drawn by Rich Waugh. “Middenface McNulty – McNulty’s Law” is a funContinue reading Latest Strontium Dog-inspired Dogbreath out now!
2000AD has plenty of fans and forums and one of note is the 1977-2000AD Facebook Group created by Ben K Sy, which features a number of 2000AD creator interviews, conducted by various writers. With Ben’s permission, we’re re-presenting some of them here on downthetubes, beginning with the most recent, an interview with artist Ian Gibson,Continue reading The 1977-2000AD Creator Interviews: Artist and Writer Ian Gibson
As Rebellion rolls out more classic comic collections and gears up for the second Vigilant special from Simon Furman and Simon Coleby, Luke Williams looks back at earlier revivals of some British comic characters… Rebellion are receiving plaudits for reviving and rebooting Fleetway properties, strips and characters that in some cases are fondly remembered andContinue reading Albion: Looking back at Wildstorm’s “British Invasion”
I couldn’t help but smile reading the latest episode of this week’s “Judge Dredd” story in 2000AD Prog 2138, because nestling in the story from Kenneth Niemand is a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it tip of the hat to one of the bands that commanded my attention back in the 1970s, The Alan Parsons Project, founded by Alan Parsons.Continue reading Out Today: 2000AD Prog 2138 (with Prog Rock References!)