Marvel UK's Heroquest - Cover SNIP

Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Back in my Marvel UK days, I edited a one-off Heroquest magazine at Marvel UK – a one shot special licensed from Games Workshop that has some notable creators involved and, as downthetubes contributor Richard Sheaf notes over on his Boys Adventure blog, is quite a collectable today HeroQuest, sometimes written as Hero Quest, was anContinue reading Missing in Action: Heroquest at Marvel UK, and the RPG magazine that never happened

Art for Tommy’s Top Ten by Martin Geraghty

Doctor Who comic artists join eBook project to help raise funds for writer Tommy Donbavand

Screenwriter and author Paul Ebbs (Casualty, Doctors, BBC Radio 4 and more) wants you to help fellow writer Tommy Donbavand and his essential fund to provide for his family while he undergoes treatment for cancer – for a second time. Doctor Who author and Scream Street creator Tommy Donbavand first went through a gruelling roundContinue reading Doctor Who comic artists join eBook project to help raise funds for writer Tommy Donbavand

Doctor Who Shada LIMITED EDITION STEELBOOK - Full Cover

Adrian Salmon’s “Steelbook” Shada Art – a Doctor Who delight

One marvellous extra to the upcoming release of the “missing” Doctor Who story Shada is Doctor Who Magazine illustrator and comic artist Adrian Salmon’s art for the limited edition Steel Box Blu-Ray – but this isn’t his only contribution to the release. Last month, the BBC announced Doctor Who star Tom Baker had returned toContinue reading Adrian Salmon’s “Steelbook” Shada Art – a Doctor Who delight

Captain Scarlet Comics Montage

Spectrum is Indestructible: a new Captain Scarlet book will include comic strip guides

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we reported in 2016 that Chinbeard Books is to publish an unofficial guide to Gerry Anderson’s Captain Scarlet later this year, marking the character’s 50th anniversary since his debut on ITV. Spectrum is Indestructible is the work of journalist, critic and writer Fred McNamara, and will feature a cover byContinue reading Spectrum is Indestructible: a new Captain Scarlet book will include comic strip guides

Doctor Who: The Highgate Horror

In Review: Doctor Who: The Highgate Horror

Doctor Who: The Highgate Horror is the latest collection of Twelfth Doctor strips from the pages of Panini’s Doctor Who Magazine, wrapped in a smashing cover by David A. Roach. The strips in this collection are: “Space Invaders!” First published in Doctor Who Magazine 484 Writer: Mark Wright Penciller: Mike Collins Inker: David A RoachContinue reading In Review: Doctor Who: The Highgate Horror