Dave Elliott and Garry Leach, the boys from AtomekArt, have been pretty busy over the last couple of years, and at downthetubes we were delighted to hear about their new series of thought-provoking graphic novels for Zuiker Press, tackling bullying and racial prejudice. Click and Mend, the first two books, are on sale now, withContinue reading Comics on a Mission: Atomeka’s Dave Elliott’s thought-provoking projects for Zuiker Press
By Lucas Williams For pre-teen computer game geek me of the early 1980s, artist Jerry Paris was simply the guy who did cool computer game magazine covers… but it would turn out he did great comics, too, and I was delighted to have the chance to talk to him about his work recently. Jerry hadContinue reading Flashback Focus: Who Remembers Jerry Paris’ Bug Hunters?
Publisher: Rebellion Introduced by Garth Ennis Creators: Gerry Finley-Day, Dave Gibbons, Trevor Goring, Nick Landau, Garry Leach, Brian Lewis, Chris Lowder, Roy Preston, Tom Tully Includes feature by David McDonald on Dan Dare post 2000AD Out: 3rd November 2016 The Book: Veteran British Space Pilot, Dan Dare continues his 2000AD adventures through a hostile universe. Together withContinue reading In Review: Dan Dare The 2000AD Years Volume Two
Writers: Pat Mills, Steve Moore, Gerry Finley-Day Art: Massimo Belardinelli, Dave Gibbons Publisher: Rebellion 320 pages The Book: Dan Dare, Pilot of the Futureids a British icon. Created by Frank Hampson in 1950, he first appeared in the Eagle comic where he was an instant hit with the British public. Almost a decade after the originalContinue reading In Review: Dan Dare: The 2000AD Years Volume One
Neil Gaiman and Mark Buckingham‘s take on Miracleman will finally see completion thanks to Marvel, starting next month. Their tale of Mick Anglo’s British superhero, originally known as Marvelman, began 25 years ago but was cut short, victim to company failures and copyright battles the like of which, we believe, no other costumed superhero hasContinue reading Sneak Preview: Miracleman #1 Volume 2 By Gaiman & Buckingham