G.I. Combat #280: "Prize Shot”, published by DC Comics in 1985

Comic Art Auction Spotlight: Sam Glanzman’s “Haunted Tank”

Leave it to Sam Glanzman, championship realist among DC’s war-comics crew, to capture an essence of heroism-under-fire in the simplest of short-story vignettes for G.I. Combat #280. In this complete three-page Story, “Prize Shot”, published by DC Comics in 1985, a lull in combat finds a member of the Haunted Tank crew relaxing at aContinue reading Comic Art Auction Spotlight: Sam Glanzman’s “Haunted Tank”

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Titan Magazines British DC Comics titles cease publicationy

Titan Magazines has announced that it will no longer be publishing its licensed DC Comics range in the UK. All titles on sale now in newsagents are the final issues. The company sent a brief email to subscribers of its titles earlier this week, thanking them for their loyalty, advising readers all titles would beContinue reading Titan Magazines British DC Comics titles cease publicationy

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In Review: Aquaman

Review by Tim Robins Release date: 14th December 2018 (United Kingdom) Director: James Wan Aquaman finds himself caught between a surface world that ravages the sea and the underwater Atlanteans who are ready to revolt… The Review: Aquaman is the best Ray Harryhausen movie Ray Harryhausen never made. It delivers a lot of the sameContinue reading In Review: Aquaman

Mum's Proper Cornish Pasty Recipe - art by Steve Whitaker

Cooking Up a Storm – Comics-Inspired Recipes and Books

With Christmas and New Year fast approaching, and rumours of a new comic-inspired recipe book on its way from a couple of well-known British creators, I thought downthetubes readers might be interested in my own one-off excursion into an arena made popular by sites like Geeks Who Eat and others – and find out aboutContinue reading Cooking Up a Storm – Comics-Inspired Recipes and Books