Nottingham Comic Con has launched a Kickstarter for its third anthology, Inter Space, a 40 plus page all ages comic conglomeration featuring stories from some great creators, many of them at the event on Saturday 20th October. This book has a great collection of comic book writers and artists from both the small press sceneContinue reading Crowdfunding Spotlight: Nottingham Comic Con – Comic Anthology: Inter Space
US comics publisher Image Comics has announced more details of the forthcoming 24 PANELS Anthology, the charity comics project curated by Kieron Gillen (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PHONOGRAM) we highlighted earlier this year when a call for submissions went out. This charity anthology will benefit the survivors of the Grenfell fire and Kieron has been supportedContinue reading 24 PANELS Anthology creator line-up revealed, includes Alex de Campi, Paul Cornell, Lizz Lunney, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie, and many others
This weekend 12th – 13th August 2017 will see the second ever Frome Comic Con which I’m afraid I’ve missed news about completely so apologies to the organisers. Frome, in Somerset, is home to Disconnected Press, run by Conor and Lizzie Boyle, and they’ve been doing their bit to bring some great writers, artists, bloggers andContinue reading Comics Take over Frome, Somerset this Weekend! (And watch out for Darth Vader, too…)
It’s been a busy week, and not just in terms of stories posted on downthetubes. Among other things, I’ve been to London (not for London Film and Comic Con, which looked incredible, but to discuss an exciting comics project at the British Library); got a sneak peek at the amazing The Spirit newspaper edited by SeanContinue reading That Was the Comic Week That Was: New Aces Weekly, Strontium Dog, Moomins – and a chance to get your work in 2000AD – and Mr Men!
The Incredible Comic Shop in Swindon has some spiffy new premises in the Plaza Brunel Centre and welcomed the great unwashed of the Small Press Community to a Small Press Signing Day on Saturday the 15th July 2017, which we trailed here on downthetubes. I popped along and bothered people. It turned out to beContinue reading Small Press invades the Incredible Comic Shop, Swindon!