Commando Presents Ramseys Raiders 1 Cover SNIP

Ramsey’s Raiders – Competition Winners!

Last week, we gave downthetubes readers the chance to win one of three copies of the new Commando Presents: Ramsey’s Raiders (reviewed here), courtesy of DC Thomson. Here are the winners, chosen by the office cat (borrowed from Sparky, of course). All you needed to do was tell us in what year was Commando first publishedContinue reading Ramsey’s Raiders – Competition Winners!

Ramsey’s Raiders Classic Stories SNIP

In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1

DC Thomson’s Commando digest sized combat picture library has been running continuously since 1961 and in that time it has become the British comic with by far the greatest number of issues ever published with over 5180 under its ammo-belt. Whilst other long surviving comics have changed through the years  the Commando reader of 1961 wouldContinue reading In Review: Commando Presents Ramsey’s Raiders Volume 1

Playing for a Draw Colouring Book by Luke and Steve McGarry

Could you win a Limited Edition football-inspired colouring book by Luke and Steve McGarry?

Limited to just 100 copies, Steve McGarry and Luke McGarry created a fun football-themed colouring book as part of the activities surrounding the Playing for a Draw exhibition.. and here’s your chance to win one in our latest competition, but you’ll have to be quick! Currently on display at the National Football Museum in Manchester,Continue reading Could you win a Limited Edition football-inspired colouring book by Luke and Steve McGarry?

Manga Jiman 2017 Competition - Art by Ami Clark

Dreams are made of this: win a trip to Japan in annual “Manga Jiman” comic competition 

The Embassy of Japan in the UK has just launched their annual comic-writing competition to find the best creators of comic short-stories, and this year the theme is “Dreams”. Manga Jiman 2017 has two categories; Yonkoma Manga, requiring a comic strip of four panels on one page, for entrants aged between 11 and 13 andContinue reading Dreams are made of this: win a trip to Japan in annual “Manga Jiman” comic competition