Captain Scarlet

Ewbanks offers comic curiosities, film collectibles and much more in upcoming auctions

Woking-based Ewbanks has a number of auctions coming up in quick succession that include items which may be of interest to downthetubes readers. Included in the next Toy and Models auction, taking place 20th May, lots include two Matchbox Thunderbirds… Read More ›

Spectrum is Indestructible gets publication date at last

Regular downthetubes readers will recall we’ve previously plugged Fred McNamara‘s Spectrum is Indestructible book – an unofficial guide to all things Captain Scarlet – and it now has a December 2019 release date. Publication faced one final hurdle, dependent on… Read More ›

Creating Comics: Artist Paul McCaffrey, artist on the new Joe 90 comic from Network

Following up on our news item about Volume 4 of Network‘s Joe 90 Blu-Ray collections, which features a brand-new comic featuring art from acclaimed comics artist Paul McCaffrey, we’ve pinned him up against BIG RAT to ask him about the project…. Read More ›

A True Inspiration: artist Lee Sullivan pays tribute to Mike Noble

Comic artist and illustrator Lee Sullivan, who worked with illustrator Mike Noble, who died last week but whose passing was announced yesterday, pays tribute to a legend…. Mike Noble was a supremely talented artist, and the most kind and gentlemanly fellow you… Read More ›

Don’t miss out on this limited edition Captain Scarlet Blu-Ray, which includes Ron Embleton art prints, new comic!

There’s a new Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons Limited Edition Blu-Ray out now that is definitely an item comic fans will want to track down, featuring an all-new comic based on the show – and much more. One of Gerry… Read More ›

A Cutaway Above: An interview with Captain Scarlet artist Graham Bleathman

Following up on our recent review of the Haynes Captain Scarlet Agents’s Manual – a great new guide to the Gerry Anderson show celebrating its 50th anniversary – we caught up with cutaway artist Graham Bleathman, whose impressive visuals form… Read More ›

In Review: Captain Scarlet – Spectrum Agents’ Manual

By Sam Dunham, illustrated by Graham Bleathman Publisher: Haynes Out: Now The Book: The SPV, Angel Interceptor, Cloudbase and associated Spectrum and World Security vehicles, detailed in cutaways… This fascinating manual is a technical guide to Spectrum, the global security… Read More ›

BIG Chief Studios 50th Anniversary Captain Scarlet figure revealed

Following up on our previous post about this limited edition item, BIG Chief Studios have now released images of their Captain Scarlet Sixth Scale Character Replica Figure. Comic artist Lee Sullivan created box art for this figure, which features the… Read More ›

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