Professor Bernard Quatermass by Jay Lowe - SNIP

Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Professor Bernard Quatermass

Creator Jay Lowe has chosen a personal and truly British favourite for our challenge to reinvent great British Comic Characters (detail below), given that Nigel Kneale’s Professor Bernard Quatermass wasn’t created for comics – but he has appeared in print. “I’ve taken a few liabilities with the biography,” he says.  “That great ‘Thing from OuterContinue reading Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Professor Bernard Quatermass

Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Adam Eterno

We launched our British Comic Characters Made New Competition earlier this week and we’ve just received our first entry – Adam Eterno by Graham Hill. First published in Thunder in 1970, Adam was an immortal time traveller, vulnerable only to gold, he’s one of the most memorable heroes from the IPC stable, and is theseContinue reading Great British Comic Characters Reinvented: Adam Eterno

Sapphire & Steel by Davey Candlish

Sapphire & Steel Art Competition Winners – and a New Competition For Our Readers!

Earlier in the year we announced a challenge for downthetubes readers to come up with their interpretation of 1970s spooky ITV show Sapphire & Steeel, after it was revealed that Luther creator and Doctor Who script writer Neil Cross is, hopefully, to re-make the show. Sadly, we didn’t get a huge response to this competition, unlike our Doctor Who and Dan Dare challenges, but Nigel Auchterlounie, Davey Candlish (his art above),Continue reading Sapphire & Steel Art Competition Winners – and a New Competition For Our Readers!