Every year, in the countdown to the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, we bring you a series of interviews with guests at the event. This “Festival Focus” for 2018 is Joe Kelly, a writer, producer, penciller and editor, and creator of the lauded Eisner-nominated graphic novel I Kill Giants. Illustrated by fellow Festival guest Ken Niimura,Continue reading Lakes Festival Focus 2018: Joe Kelly
Remember The Warlock of Firetop Mountain? Diceman? Well, it seems Marvel has decided to take a leaf from those old dice roll-decided, choose your own path tales. Look out for a new Deadpool weekly mini series in comic shops, launching in May, written by Al Ewing with art from Salva Espin, and Paco Diaz (withContinue reading Al Ewing pens Marvel’s new You are Deadpool title
Just as Marvel’s latest blockbuster superhero movie Deadpool hits UK cinemas, the Lakes International Comic Art Festival has announce its first major US guest for the 2016 is Joe Kelly, who will be making an exclusive UK appearance at the Festival weekend in October. A creator, writer and producer, Kelly is the creator of the lauded graphicContinue reading Joe Kelly Announced as first US guest for Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016
Marvel wall lights, Deadpool costumes, a new Captain America-inspired lifestyle collection and Beano-inspired games are just some of the comic-inspired items that will be on display at the upcoming Spring Fair at the NEC Birmingham this coming weekend. Blackburn-based JWP Ltd launched its 3DLightFX Marvel range of 3D Wall lights last year, promoted across selectedContinue reading UK’s Spring Fair to showcase new Deadpool costumes — and a Batman ukulele!
Diamond has its top selling US comic lists, and so do the big London comic shops and many others. So here at downthetubes, we thought it high time we had our own Top Ten Comics chart documenting top sellers in British comic shops. But given our support of both the small press asContinue reading First Age Comics Top Ten Titles This Week (w/e 22nd May 2015)