Joe Gordon checks out a comics project that’s far from what it seems on the surface…
For years, comics editor, writer, author and writing tutor David Bishop – perhaps best known to many downthetubes readers as a former editor of both 2000AD and Judge Dredd Megazine and author of Thrill-Power Overload – has been threatening to write a series of historical mystery novels set in Renaissance Florence. Well, now he’s done it – and the results will be published by Pan Macmillan starting in February 2021
If you’re a Scottish comics creator, there’s still time to enter your work into the Scottish Independent Comic Book Alliance Awards for this year – but you’ll have to hurry, as the deadline is this Thursday, 25th April 2019. Sponsored… Read More ›
Two long-awaited adaptations of Eric Saward’s Doctor Who stories Resurrection of the Daleks and Revelation of the Daleks are on their way at last from BBC Books, but the covers are, frankly, underwhelming.
Tickets go on sale today for events at the largest literary festival in the world, the Edinburgh International Book Festival which this year runs in the Scottish capital from 12 to 28 August. As ever BookFest has a selection of… Read More ›
In 2003, David Bishop, co-author of the newly-updated Thrill-Power Overload (and more) wrote a behind the scenes account of how trail-blazing British war comic Battle was created and nurtured, as told by those who were there. Commissioned for the Judge Dredd Megazine… Read More ›
2000AD continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary this weekend with a number of special signings by some of its top talents this weekend in Birmingham, Edinburgh and Manchester – and these are just the first of many through the year. All… Read More ›
2000AD celebrates 40th Anniversary with a great line-up of new comic collections – schedule revealed!
From boy wizards to future cops, from Martians trashing England to missions through post-apocalyptic landscapes – the 40th anniversary year of 2000AD, Britain’s biggest comic will be packed with incredible new collections, including a revised, expanded edition of Thrill-Power Overload, the… Read More ›