Ready to take a trip back to the 1990s, a decade when The Detectives was riding high in the TV ratings, Tony Blair was the new Prime Minister, Virgin Megastores were on every high street, and Bruce Willis was shaking up his image with Twelve Monkeys… and the Power Rangers were exploding onto out screens?Continue reading ‘Tis “But A Dream”… of the 1990s, in comics!
downthetubes caught up with busy, enthusiastic experimental creator David Roberson of Fred Egg Comics just before Christmas to talk to him about his work…Continue reading Comic Creator Q&A: Indie Publisher David Robertson
The latest 2000AD Sci Fi Special was released last week and I mentioned how much I enjoyed the Terror Tale, “The Hockey Sticks of Hell”, from writer Olivia Hicks with art by Abigail Bulmer. Phillip Vaughan, Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee and Art Director at Dundee Comics Creative Space, has very kindly given downthetubesContinue reading Creating Comics: An Interview with artist and writer Olivia Hicks
Wow! Retracted is the latest title from Dundee-based Fred Egg Comics – and if you’ve previously bought any of this quirky indie publisher’s books… then be prepared for even more quirkiness! LeadIng with plenty of head-scratching, brain-teasing strips from writer-artist David Robertson, Wow! Redacted also features eleven short stories of his strips drawn respectively byContinue reading Wow! Retracted – A crazed delight from David Robertson
Here’s this week’s round up of new comics in British newsagents and comic shops skewed, as ever to highlighting British creators and publishers. After positive feedback to the plugs we included for some great indie titles last week ahead of the Thought Bubble Festival (Axel Automatic in particular, which we reviewed here, also got spotlightedContinue reading Something For the Weekend – Judge Dredd and a deadly Mummy in This Week’s New Comics in the UK (w/c 7th October 2016)