Site Gremlins!

Our apologies to regular downthetubes readers for significant site down time on Friday this week. We’re in the process of re-designing the site, but unfortunately some “under the bonnet” changes caused a number of issues resulting in a loss of service. Our dedicated team braved the depths of the downthetubes network to restore services. FingersContinue reading Site Gremlins!

The Archivist at Work by Daniel Merlin Goodbrey (2010)

downthetubes partners with British Library for “Digital Conversation” event in April

I’m delighted to announce that I’ll be chairing an event at the British Library in April, the first event downthetubes has ever been a partner in organising. Titled “Venturing off the page: exploring multimedia, animation and new narrative forms” guest speakers will be Kate Ashwin, Yomi Ayeni, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey and Bryan Talbot and PriorityContinue reading downthetubes partners with British Library for “Digital Conversation” event in April

downthetubes Header 2017 - Wrong

Knock me down with a kipper! downthetubes is 20 years old in… October!

Well, I’ve got egg all over my face this morning. Ever striving to bring accurate reports on the world of comics (largely, at present, British comics) and more, marking major events where we can between the demands of various editing day jobs and promoting comic events, it seems I’ve neglectful of one major happening –Continue reading Knock me down with a kipper! downthetubes is 20 years old in… October!

downthetubes Site Update in progress

We’re doing some behind the scenes maintenance on downthetubes, which means there won’t be as many posts as usual here for the next few days. In the mean time, for your British comics news fix (and other distractions), we’ve reignited our old blog, and please check out tumblr, follow us on Twitter @johnfreeman_dtb or find usContinue reading downthetubes Site Update in progress

Charley's War

Charley’s War “Micro Site” joins DownTheTubes

  The Charley’s War web site formerly hosted as part the SevenPennyNightmare sites has a new home here on DownTheTubes. I’d like to thank Moose Harris of SevenPennyNightmare for very kindly hosted the semi-official site dedicated to the World War One comic strip created by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun for Battle, but hosting issues mean we’re unsure how long the Charley’s War site, originallyContinue reading Charley’s War “Micro Site” joins DownTheTubes