An extract from The Archivist by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey

Digital Comics at the British Library – more “Digital Conversations” event details revealed

Ian Cooke, Head of Contemporary British Publications at the British Library, has outlined a little more about the “Digital Conversations” event downthetubes has partnered with at the Library on Wednesday 18th April 2018. A panel on archiving digital comics will be chaired by myself, John Freeman, with comic creators Kate Ashwin, Yomi Ayeni, Daniel Merlin GoodbreyContinue reading Digital Comics at the British Library – more “Digital Conversations” event details revealed

The Archivist at Work by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey (2010)

downthetubes partners with British Library for “Digital Conversation” event in April

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be chairing an event at the British Library in April, the first event downthetubes has ever been a partner in organising. Titled “Venturing off the page: exploring multimedia, animation and new narrative forms” guest speakers will be Kate Ashwin, Yomi Ayeni, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey and Bryan Talbot and PriorityContinue reading downthetubes partners with British Library for “Digital Conversation” event in April

"Cleansing Services" by Neill Cameron

Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part One)

When Marvel UK shrunk its original strip output in the mid-1990s, not being a 2000AD reader, I had nowhere to go. I came to find that the small press, often photocopied works, were a core part of British comics. In celebration of Small Press Day on 9th July 2016, I’ve written about small press comicsContinue reading Celebrating the British Small Press: 60 Great Small Comic Press (Part One)

Jessica Martin makes her DC Comics debut in Vertigo Quarterly SFX #3 with "The Audition". Photo courtesy Mark Buckingham

Something For The Weekend: Jessica Martin’s DC Comics Debut! (US Comics On Sale 28th October 2015)

Here’s this week’s run down of new comics on sale in comic shops across the UK, with the emphasis, as ever, on titles that are the work of British creators and published by British publishers, and my, aren’t we spoilt for choice this week. First, there’s the comic shop release of the gorgeous Red ShoesContinue reading Something For The Weekend: Jessica Martin’s DC Comics Debut! (US Comics On Sale 28th October 2015)

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The Comic Electric: A Digital Comics Symposium – Call For Participation

  Led by renowned comic writers Leah and Alan Moore, The Electricomics project launched in May 2014 with funding from The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts. Now, as the project nears the conclusion of its initial research and development stage, the team are seeking to establish a new academic symposium through which to share their findings andContinue reading The Comic Electric: A Digital Comics Symposium – Call For Participation