The Hammer by Simon and Kieran Squires and Charlie Hogg

Crowdfunding Spotlight: “The Hammer” by Simon and Kieran Squires

Comic creator Kieran Squires gave downthetubes a heads up on his new project, The Hammer – an action-packed slams fantasy tale, reinventing Norse mythology with a savagely British sense of adventure and humour. The modest Kickstarter has just gone live and is worth checking out. The Hammer is a four part mini-series tracing the story ofContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: “The Hammer” by Simon and Kieran Squires

Dark Matter II cover also by Chris Knapman

In Review – Dark Matter Issue II

A 72-page anthology, written by Chris Sides (Whispering Sands), featuring artwork from: Paul Moore (Planet of the Daemons), Charlie Hogg (Torsobear) Chris Travell (Dark Matter), Randy Haldeman (The Jacket web comic) Matt Harrower (The Kill Screen) Jim Lavery (FutureQuake), Aljosa Tomic (Bloodfellas) Dan Cornwell (Rok of the Reds) and Ken Reynolds (Cognition) Created by ChrisContinue reading In Review – Dark Matter Issue II

Torsobear 3 Promo

Crowdfunding Spotlight: TorsoBear – The Final Chapter

Independent comics creator and publisher Brett Uren has just launched the Kickstarter for Torsobear: Back on the Blocks – the third and final volume of the much-praised cartoon noir comic book about toy-on-toy crime in a fantastic city of playthings, created by Brett with many fantastic contributing writers and artists. “What Torsobear does magnificently is transplant the worldContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: TorsoBear – The Final Chapter

Death Duty art by Bill Storie, inked by Brett Burbridge

Do Your Duty: Buy 100% Biodegradable #12

Issue 12 of the digital anthology 100% Biodegradable is out now on Drivethru and Comicsy for just 69p. Wrapped in a cover from Bill Storie and Brett Burbridge, it includes some cracking strips from the likes of Chris Redfern, Dan Cornwell, Dave Thomson, Brett Burbridge and David Hailwood (Oh, all right – and me). Inside the latest issue…Continue reading Do Your Duty: Buy 100% Biodegradable #12

100% Biodegradable Issue 11 - SNIP

100% Biodegradable Issue 11: All Action, All New and Out Now for Christmas!

  Issue 11 of the digital anthology 100% Biodegradable is out now on Drivethru (Comicsy and ComiXology release to follow soon), sporting a rather lovely cover from Andrew Hartmann and Charlie Hogg, to complement the “Moby Douche” strip written by the undisputed King Of Carnage, Jimmy Furlong. There’s also a brand new “Surf Wolf” strip fromContinue reading 100% Biodegradable Issue 11: All Action, All New and Out Now for Christmas!