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In Review: London Super Comic Con 2017 

Tony Esmond reports on one of the most eagerly-anticipated comics events in Britain’s capital this year, focusing mainly on the independent titles and creators at the event… It has just been London Super Comic Con for 2017. Yesterday, I got home after a hot train journey carrying far too many, rubbish carrier bags on overly-packedContinue reading In Review: London Super Comic Con 2017 

Scurry by Mac Smith, interviewed in the Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 99

Scurry Up! It’s time for a massive Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up!

Yes, it’s time for another of those “Oh my God, we should have done this instead of editing some comics” catch ups on the British comics and independent comic creator-oriented Awesome Comics Podcast, brought to you by Dan Butcher, Vince Hunt and Tony Esmond (plus many great guests). The team are fast approaching Episode 100Continue reading Scurry Up! It’s time for a massive Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up!

Cosplay at Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

In Pictures: Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

We all do stuff for the love of comics. We do it for free, especially on great sites like downthetubes. Sadly, it would seem are there those on the edges of our industry, our community, with a different view point, such as event organisers whose intent is to charge fans admission to their events, then rinse youContinue reading In Pictures: Nottingham Comic Convention 2016

Operation Boom - Promotional Image

Exclusive Preview – Operation Boom Issue One

Written and Illustrated by Chris Imber Colours and Letters by Chris Jenkins Flats by Jotazombie Published by Reckless Hero The Plot: The first issue of Operation Boom opens on a secret underground government organisation who have called an emergency meeting after a lone stranger breaks in and defeats numerous highly trained and armed soldiers with only a Bo Staff. ThisContinue reading Exclusive Preview – Operation Boom Issue One