Dogbreath 35 - cover by Stewart Davies and Darren Stephens

In Review: Dogbreath 35

Wrapped in a stunning cover from Stewart Davies and Darren Stephens, Dogbreath 35 – the latest issue of the longest-running 2000AD fanzine – is available now from Futurequake Press (as is Zarjaz 32, which I’ll try and review later this week if I can) Within the 48 pages there are nine strips set in the worldContinue reading In Review: Dogbreath 35

Comichaus Spotlight - Jon Laight

Comichaus Spotlight: An interview with Brethren Born creator Jon Laight

Here’s the first in a series of interviews with creators whose work features on the digital comics marketplace Comichaus, in association with the platform. Midlands- based Jon Laight is a comic writer whose first comic, Brethren Born, was released in October 2015. He also has several stories being published in anthologies, including a mini-series runContinue reading Comichaus Spotlight: An interview with Brethren Born creator Jon Laight

Futuerequake 2017 - Cover SNIP

In Review: Futurequake 2017 (The “Idea Space” Issue)

The Book: FutureQuake 2017 is back to brighten the boring, Inspire the indolent and render the jaded jubilant! Within the 100 page issue witness 18 possible futures including the latest instalment of the astounding epic, “Idea Space”. The Review: I’ve been promising to finish this review of the latest FutureQuake special for weeks, but otherContinue reading In Review: Futurequake 2017 (The “Idea Space” Issue)

Papercuts and Inkstains Collected -Cover

Last few days to back a bumper comics collection from Madius Comics, collecting “Papercuts and Inkstains” – in colour

There are just a few more days to go to back the Kickstarter appeal for Paperbacks and Inkstains – The Collected Papercuts and Inkstains from Madius Comics, a 200 page-plus book of strips we’ve enthused about here on downthetubes – but this time out, published in colour, edited by Rob Jones and Mike Sambrook. The MadiusContinue reading Last few days to back a bumper comics collection from Madius Comics, collecting “Papercuts and Inkstains” – in colour

Papercuts & Inkstains #6 - The Profits of Doom

Sneak Peek: Madius Comics shakes up the latest Papercuts & Inkstains (#6)

There’s something strange, in your neighbourhood, who’s to blame? Probably the smashing independent comics publisher Madius Comics, who are back with another spine-busting, game-changing, fist-pumping mega issue of Papercuts & Inkstains, wrapped in cover by Angela Sprecher, who has conjured up a nostalgic tornado-uppercut of eyebrow-raising magnitude. Just look at the thing! You can almost hear the rewindingContinue reading Sneak Peek: Madius Comics shakes up the latest Papercuts & Inkstains (#6)