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“Van Helsing’s Terror Tales” softback edition available now

Author, comics and magazine publisher Dez Skinn has released a new softback edition of his  “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales“, featuring strips first published in House of Hammer back in the 1970s. Dez released a limietd edition hardback edition back in 2018, which sold out almost immediately, so has now produced this new edition. The HouseContinue reading “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales” softback edition available now

The covers of some of the original editions of Spacecraft 2000 to 2100 AD, including the re-issue, Spacecraft 2000 to 2200 AD, published in 2006 by Morrigan Press

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Spacecraft 2000 to 2100 AD (40th Anniversary Reprint)

A crowdfunder to celebrate a classic SF-inspired series of books has succeeded in attracting backing for a reprint of the fondly-remembered Spacecraft 2000 to 2100 AD Terran Trade Authority handbook by Stewart Cowley, to be published by Battlefield Press next year. No one would have believed, in the closing years of the 1970s, that scienceContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Spacecraft 2000 to 2100 AD (40th Anniversary Reprint)

House of Hammer - Van Helsing's Terror Tales - One Man's Meat SNIP

Van Helsing’s Terror Tales rises from the grave

Available now direct from its original editor is a smashing collection of “Van Helsing’s Terror Tales“, strips first published in House of Hammer back in the 1970s. Unashamedly capitalising on the huge interest in the horror genre of the time, not only in the cinemas but thanks to late night film screenings on the BBC, combining aContinue reading Van Helsing’s Terror Tales rises from the grave

Tube Surfing: In Memoriam, Guardian Giveaways and Art for Sale

• downthetubes regrets to report the passing of illustrator and comic colourist Ian Mckie last Monday, aged 58. Bryan Talbot reports his heart stopped during what’s been described as a “horrific” asthma attack. The twin brother of Angus McKie, Ian was colourist on comics such as Neil Gaiman’s Phage: Shadow Death (right), Al Davison’s Teknophage,Continue reading Tube Surfing: In Memoriam, Guardian Giveaways and Art for Sale