Ace inker and comics artist Cam Smith is doing another inking workshop at London’s Orbital Comics in London on Friday 17th November 2017. If you’re interested then book now because … Continue Reading Creating Comics: Cam Smith’s Comic Book Inking Masterclass returns!
First published on the Engine Comics web site way back in 2002, this wide-ranging interview with Alan Moore specifically about writing comics with Daniel Whiston is a fascinating read, and … Continue Reading Creating Comics: A Turn of the Millennium Interview with Alan Moore, Part One
How Comics Work By Dave Gibbons, Tim Pilcher Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group – Wellfleet Press The Book: This “How It’s Done” series reveals insider hints, tips, and tricks from one … Continue Reading In Review: How Comics Work by Dave Gibbons & Tim Pilcher
Italy’s cultural association Fumettomania are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Jack Kirby‘s birth – and they’re inviting comic creators worldwide to join the comics tribute on their web site, launching 28th … Continue Reading Italy’s Fumettomania association continues appeal for their online Jack Kirby celebration
That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?
Here are some items you may have missed on our site and beyond. Have a great weekend! • Our most popular item this week was without doubt discussion about the … Continue Reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: Millarworld bought by Netflix, Dave Gibbons on tour, and is Darth Vader a cider drinker?
As regular downthetubes readers know, I’m currently editing a couple of comics projects for Titan Comics, (Lost Fleet – Corsair #3, a military SF title based on and written by … Continue Reading Pitching Art Samples – A Comic Editor’s Notes
The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). We continue our “Kendal Calling” interviews with METAPHROG, Sandra Marrs and John Chalmers, … Continue Reading Kendal Calling… award-winning comic creators Metaphrog
The state of British comics – and exactly what people mean by the “British comics industry” came into focus in a couple of threads on social media over the weekend, … Continue Reading The British Comics Industry – Still in Decline or On the Up?
The hugely-talented Etherington Brothers will be presenting their Lost and Found Comic-Making Show at Oxford’s Story Museum on Saturday 12th August. Robin and Lorenzo, whose credits include Star Wars and … Continue Reading Etherington Brothers get set to storm Oxford’s Story Museum
The countdown has begun to this year’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival in October (13th – 15th). We’re delighted to continue our “Kendal Calling” interviews with the amazing Finnish comic … Continue Reading Kendal Calling… an interview with top Finnish comics artist Petteri Tikkanen, aka Black Peider