Sweet Nellie Bligh! The latest issue of indie comics anthology Paragon, edited by Davey Candlish, looks brilliant! What other comic has Doctor Who and Ian Fleming fighting Saddam Hussein? Because that’s what you get in “Shadow Rats: WMD“, written by Dirk van Dom with art by David Metcalfe-Carr, from a story by Davey? Not toContinue reading Weird War – and look Who’s involved in the latest Paragon anthology!
The latest issue of top British indie comic anthology Paragon – a glorious 64-page tribute to the late artist Stephen Prestwood, who died recently – is on sale now, direct from the title’s official site. Featuring 64 pages of fantastic art – strips and pin-ups, the collection includes stories written by great writers such as Jason Cobley,Continue reading Paragon pays tribute to artist Stephen Prestwood with 64-page collection
Happy 2015 to all Down the Tubes readers! I’ve got a bumper crop of reviews for you – all of them are comics bought at the tail end of 2013 (this is how big my reading pile is!) at the first Lakes International and the Thought Bubble of that year. Raygun Roads (Changeling Studios) Owen Michael Johnson/Indio Continue reading Cup of O – Small Press Reviews
No, we’re not talking about having an all-night session in some seedy bar with Middenface McNulty! Dogbreath is the brilliant comics fanzine inspired by Starlord/2000AD‘s Strontium Dog, published by Futurequake Press, who also publish Zarjaz (plugged yesterday). Featuring a slew of great strips and text features from a range of up and coming –Continue reading Get Yourself some DogBreath!
CLiNT is dead. STRIP: The Adventure Comics Magazine is missing in action (although we’re hoping Issue 3 might reach newsagents later this month, behind the scenes developments permitting). So where do you go for an action anthology these days? PARAGON has 36 pages of action packed self contained stories featuring recurring characters. And one serial.Continue reading Paragon 14 offers new ‘Jikan Chronicles’ and ‘The Major’