Dan Dare - Return of The Mekon by Barrie Tomlinson, Pat Mills, John Wagner and Ian Kennedy. Dan Dare © Dan Dare Corporation

1980s “Dan Dare” Reprints – A Quick Update

As regular downthetubes readers know, I recently suggested it was perhaps time the 1980s Dan Dare stories, published in “New Eagle” were collected. Well, there’s a bit of good news on that front – but it requires some patience. Responding to our suggestion for a polite write-in campaign – thank you to everyone who contactedContinue reading 1980s “Dan Dare” Reprints – A Quick Update

Psycho Gran Comic Capers Cavalcade #2 Cover SNIP

In Review: Psycho Gran Comic Capers Cavalcade #2

Psycho Gran Comic Capers Cavalcade marks the return to print of the cult cartoon character who made her first appearance in much-loved, and missed, kids comic, Oink! back in 1987. Please, please, please – at least one of you reading this, for buy a copy of the latest issue and tell her where you heard about it! I’ve been getting strange bits of meat through the mail, ever since I got my review copy, and I’m pretty sure there are less door to door salesmen on the street than there were last week…Continue reading In Review: Psycho Gran Comic Capers Cavalcade #2

London Film and Comic Con 2019 Montage

London Film and Comic Con offers “Creating Comics” panels

As we previously reported, this weekend’s London Film and Comic Con has a huge roster of comic creators attending its show at Olympia this weekend – and they have a number of great comic-related talks, too, some definitely of interest to anyone interested in creating comics for a living. Among them are “Working in HumourContinue reading London Film and Comic Con offers “Creating Comics” panels

Titan Comics David Leach and Andrew Sumner on stage at San Diego Comic Con 2019

Titan Comics Two go Mad in San Diego

Titan Comics had a host of new projects to announce at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, and who better to do it than top editor David Leach and Titan Entertainment‘s Executive Vice President, Andrew Sumner? Rather than detail the new projects in boring type, which include a new Doctor Who Christmas Special a RobotechContinue reading Titan Comics Two go Mad in San Diego

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 55 - Macc-Pow and More

Comic Madness at Macc-Pow in Macclesfield! – Lakes Festival Podcast reveals all…

This week’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast leads with a report from the fourth Macc-Pow comic con, held in Macclesfield on Saturday 22nd June 2019, organised by regular Festival guest, writer, artist and publisher Marc Jackson. The event attracted record crowds and podcast hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates – making their second tripContinue reading Comic Madness at Macc-Pow in Macclesfield! – Lakes Festival Podcast reveals all…